India's politics of succession

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India's politics of succession

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One hundred and fifty-six members of the 545-member Lok Sabha are currently from political families. What's more damaging is that the percentages rise dramatically as the MPs get younger. If the trend continues, it is possible that most members would be in Parliament by heredity alone. India would be back where it began from-ruled by a hereditary monarch and assorted prince lings. Let's take a look at the successors to some of the political heavyweights in the country. (Source - India Today)

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