Politics is a group of two words, politics + policy. (Raj means governance and policy means the art of doing the right thing at the right time and right place) That is, to rule by a particular policy or to achieve a particular purpose is called politics. In other words, politics is to raise the social and economic standard of the people (public standard of living). Any particular type of theory and practice at the citizen level or at the individual level is called politics. To put it more narrowly, getting office in government and using government office is politics.
Many paths are adopted in politics, such as - to advance political ideas, to make laws, to use forces against opponents, etc. Politics can take place at many levels - from traditional village politics, to local government, to the sovereign state or to the international level.
The history of politics is very ancient, the details of which are found in the oldest Sanatan Dharma texts of the world. The beginning of politics is very ancient even from the Ramayana period. Most of its details are found in the epic Mahabharata. Whether it is the creation of Chakravyuh or the politics of defeating the Pandavas in the game of backgammon. Aristotle is called the father of politics. It is generally seen that people have negative thoughts about politics, it is unfortunate, we need to understand that politics is an inseparable part of any society. Mahatma Gandhi once remarked that politics made us snake. It is locked like a horoscope and there is no other way than to deal with it. No society can survive without any framework of political organization and collective decision.
Politician (English: Statesman) is a person who basically never compromises on policy principles in the field of politics on the basis of political philosophy. For example, Lal Bahadur Shastri (Congress), Atal Bihari Vajpayee (BJP), Ram Manohar Lohia (Praja Socialist Party) and presently Narendra Modi.
Tradition of Political Science
The tradition of making political texts in Indian literature is very ancient. The Kalpasutras are its original sources, which were built around 700 BC. The detailed discussions of politics with religion and meaning are found in the Dharmasutra. especially the Baudhayana Dharmasutra. References to the Buddhist Jatakas are also important from this point of view, whose composition is believed to be around 600 B.C. before and after. Politics has been coordinated within the meaning of the Jatakas and it has been considered as the main science.