State or regional political parties contribute in strengthening federalism and democracy in India in the following ways-
1. They have made the political scene more diverse, giving the voters option to pick and choose.
2. They represent a multitude of regions and problems coming from all over the country, providing a platform for different social groups.
3. Regional parties form coalitions with the national party.
Explanation- Parties like the Samajwadi Party, Samata Party and Rashtriya Janata Dal have national level political organisation with units in several states. Some of these parties like Biju Janata Dal, Sikkim Democratic Front and Mizo National Front are conscious about their State identity.
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