Consti-tuition Episode 06: Anti-defection

Party leaders impose their will on MPs through the anti-defection law.

ByNL Team
Consti-tuition Episode 06: Anti-defection
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In this episode of Consti-tuition, Meghnad explains how the party leaders impose their will on MPs through the anti-defection law. MPs cannot defect from parties or vote against the party high command, effectively giving all power of passing legislation to just a handful of people.
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