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1) Political scientists have pointed out that the Lok Sabha became more representative of the caste composition of India between the late 1980s and 2004, when the proportion of upper caste parliamentarians declined from nearly half to 34 per cent, while that of OBC members went up from 11 to 26 per cent. Discuss why this happened and the role of OBC politics in it.

TopicPost-independence consolidation

1) Political scientists have pointed out that the Lok Sabha became more representative of the caste composition of India between the late 1980s and 2004, when the proportion of upper caste parliamentarians declined from nearly half to 34 per cent, while that of OBC members went up from 11 to 26 per cent. Discuss why this happened and the role of OBC politics in it. (200 Words)

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