Civics

Statement I: A democratic government rules within the limits set by the constitution and gives citizen rights.
Statement II: Democracy is a form of government in which the rulers are elected by the people.
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?


ANSWER

Both statements I and II are true


SOLUTION

Statement -1: A democratic government rules within limits set by constitutional laws in the following ways-

  1. It cannot neglect the views, thoughts, opinions and ideas of the citizens i.e. the citizens have say in a democratic government. 
  2. The people can change their ruler or the leader if they are unhappy with him. Thus, no political party has a permanent rule in a democratic government. 
  3. The representatives or the leader chosen by the people work for their welfare only.

Statement -2: Democracy is a form of government in which the rulers are elected by the people. Democracy is a form of government in which Rulers elected by people take all major decisions. Elections offer a choice and fair opportunity to the people to change the current rulers. This choice and opportunity is available to all the people on an equal basis. The exercise of this choice leads to a government limited by basic rules of the constitution and citizen’s rights.

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