For Regular and Distance EducationMaximum Marks : 100Time : 3 Hours(Theory 70 and Internal Assessment 30)Pass Marks : 35For Private StudentsMax. Marks: 100Time allowed: 3 hrs.Pass Marks: 35%SECTION -A1.Significance of State Politics and Theoretical Framework for the study of State Politics. 2.Constitutional Framework for the State-Governor, Chief Minister, Council of Ministers and Legislature. 3.Determinants of State Politics. 4.Centre-State Relationship: Areas of tension and demand for State Autonomy. 12
SECTION -B5.Patterns of State Politics.6.Ideology, Organisation, Support Base and Electoral Performance of Regional Political Parties in North India with special reference to SAD, PDP and National Conference. 7.Ideology, Organisation, Support Base and Electoral Performance of Regional Political Parties in South India with special reference to DMK, AIADMK and TDP. 8.Recommendations of National Commission on Constitutional Review on theState Politics. READINGS1.G. Austin:Working a Democratic Constitution : The IndianExperience, Delhi, Oxford University Press,2000. 2.P. Chatterjee (ed.):States and Politics in India, Delhi, Oxford University Press, 1997. 3.A. Chanda:Federalism in India A Study of Union-State Relations, London, George Allden & Unwin, 1965. 4.P. R. Brass:Caste, Faction and Party in Indian Politics, Vol.2, Delhi, Chanakya Publications, 1984-1985.5.P. R. Brass:Language, Religion and Politics in North India, London, Cambridge Press, 1974. 6.Z. Hassan:Politics and States in India, New Delhi, Sage, 2000. 7.Iqbal Narain (ed.):State Politics in India, Vo. I & II, Meenakshi Prakashan, Merrut 1967. 8.Myron Weiner (ed.):State Politics in India, Princeton UniversityPress, 1968. 9.V. P. Menon:The Story of the Integration of Indian States, Orient Logmans, Bombay, 1961. 10.T.R. Sharma (ed.,):New Challenges of Politics in Indian States,Uppal Publishing House, New Delhi, 1986. 11.Fadia, Babulal:State Politics in India,Vol. II, RadiantPublishers, New Delhi, 1984. 12.Dalip Singh:Dynamics of Punjab Politics, Macmillian India Ltd., 198113.Paul Wallace & Surinder Chopra (ed. : Political Dynamics in Punjab, G.N.D. University, Amritsar, 198814.A.S. Narang:Punjab Politics in National Perspective, GitanjaliPublishing House, New Delhi, 198613
15.Amrik Singh:Punjab in India Politics : Issues & Trends, AjantaPublications, New Delhi, 199416.L.S. Sidhu:Party Politics in Punjab, Mittal Publication, 199517.J.S. Brar:The Communist Party in Punjab, National Book Organization, New Delhi, 198918.Manju Verma:Working of Coalition Governments in Punjab,Patiala, 197819.S.K. Sharma:Punjab Sarkar Valon Sarkaria Commission Nu Pesh Keeta Memorandum (Punjabi), 1993, Publication Bureau, Punjabi University, Patiala20.Jamshid Ali Khan:Punjab Di Rajniti, Lokgeet Prakashan, Chandigarh, 2005.21.Jamshid Ali Khan:Politics of Coalition Governments in Punjab, Madaan Publications, Patiala. 200622.L. S. Sidhu, Gurpreet Singh Brar & S.K. Punia:Politics in Punjab, Unistar Publications, Chandigarh, 2009.