Main functions of parties

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Developing policies and political programmes which they hope to put into effect. This is sometimes known as aggregation - the process of taking individual policies and aggregating them into a single, coherent, political programme. 

Parties have educative functions. They inform the citizenry about political issues and present alternatives from which they can choose. 

 They satisfy a representative function where they represent either the national interest or the interest of various sections of society, reflecting


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