Read the given statements and identify which of the following statements are CORRECT .

Statement M: Power sharing is only desirable in non-democratic societies where there is a risk of political instability and violence.

Statement N:  In the vertical distribution of power-sharing, power is shared among different organs of government such as the legislature, executive, and judiciary.

Statement O: Power sharing is that it not only helps to prevent conflicts between different social groups but also promotes the active participation of citizens in the governance process.

Statement P: The Sri Lankan Tamils felt that the major political parties led by the Buddhist Sinhala leaders were not sensitive to their language and culture.



  1. Only M and N

  2. only M, O, and P

  3. only O and P

  4. Only M, N, and O


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So, the correct answer is option (C): only O and P

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