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NCERT Book Page No. 104
1. What do you think is meant by the expression ‘power over the ballot box’? Discuss.
Power over the ballot box means that all adults in India have the equal right to vote during elections. Through this power people choose their representative and drive the government indirectly.
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2. What issue is Tawa Matsya Sangh (TMS) fighting for?
The Tawa Matsya Sangh – a federation of Fisherworker’s cooperatives – an organisation fighting for the rights of the displaced forest dwellers of the Satpura forest in Madhya Pradesh.
In 1994, the government gave the rights for fishing in the Tawa reservoir to private contractors. These contractors drove the local people away and got cheap labour from outside. The contractors began to threaten the villagers, who did not want to leave, by bringing in hoodlums. The villagers stood united and decided that it was time to set up an organisation and do something to protect their rights. The newly formed Tawa Matsya Sangh (TMS) organised rallies and a chakka jam (road blockade), demanding their right to continue fishing for their livelihood.
3. Why did the villagers set up this organisation?
The villagers set up this organisation to save their livelihood. Through this organisation, they wanted to highlight the injustice meted out to them by the government.
4. Do you think that the large scale participation contributed to the success of the TMS? Write two lines on why you think so.
(i) The large scale participation by villagers created a cooperative society that helped them protect their livelihoods.
(ii) With the TMS taking over the fish, workers were able to increase their earnings substantially.
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5. What role does the Constitution play in peoples struggle for equality?
Constitution plays a significant role in people’s struggle for equality. It recognises the equality of all persons. It ensures that fair treatment is given to all in the country. It gives equal rights to all for law and justice.
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