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Regionalism

In political science, the ideology that seeks to decentralize government, or at least promote the interests of a given set of groups. Regionalism may advance geographic areas and/or ethnic groups. Despite growing international trade, regionalism is fairly popular in many countries. See also: Federalism.
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This article studies the problem of political stability in the context of the role the regional political parties have been playing in Pakistan.
As we can see, the majority of local and regional political parties had candidates in only one municipality.
In this connection, the efforts of regional political parties through conclave politics in the 1980s, reports like the Srinagar Declaration, the Rajamannar Commission instituted by the Tamil Nadu government, the Akali Dal resolution, the West Bengal Memorandum, and the Karnataka white paper are prominently mentioned.
Major national and regional political parties namely the PPP, MQM, PML (Q), ANP and JUI and PTI were represented by 26 aspiring women politicians and ex-councilors and 6 ex-MPAs who attended the Forum.
It is very likely that both party will have enough seats to form a government on their own, and that they will have to rely on regional political parties as the Congress party has had to do in the current Parliament.
KARACHI, September 21, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Women activists here on Tuesday recommended regular sensitization programs for workers of all national as well as regional political parties in the country so as to develop a support culture for victims of rape and abuse.
Finally, regional political parties and subnational governments are reviewed as a function of territorial accommodation.
What is even more worrying is the fact that many such aACAyswamis' or godmen enjoy the patronage of almost all national and regional political parties.
She said regional political parties have spread wrong notions about the Article 370 and the BJP.
Asma said there were a number of stake-holders on the constitutional reforms issue including nationalists and regional political parties who had to be taken on board to create national consensus.
One of the most interesting chapters in the book is James Manor's analysis of regional political parties in India, including a typology of party systems in the Indian states.
Union ministers, leaders of the Opposition in Parliament, chief ministers, top leaders of national and regional political parties, eminent people from the media, business and public life attended the meeting of the 148- member body.

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