Explain the prudential and moral reasons given in favour of power sharing?
Prudential Reasons: First, power sharing is good because it helps to reduce the possibility of conflict between social groups. Since, social conflict often leads to violence and political instability, power sharing is a good way to ensure the stability of political order. Imposing the will of majority community over minority community may look good in the short run but in the long run it undermines the unity of the nation.
Moral Reason: Power sharing is the very spirit of democracy. A democratic rule involves sharing power with those affected by its exercise, and who have to live with its effects. People have a right to be consulted on how they are to be governed. A legitimate government is one where citizens through participation acquire a stake in the system.