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What is the difference between a pressure group and a political party? Give one example of each from India.


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  • The difference between a pressure group and a political party is that a pressure group does not contest elections or form a government, whereas a political party does. 
  • For example, the All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC) and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh i are a pressure groups, whereas the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Indian National Congress are a political party.

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