Civics

What distinguishes democracy from other forms of governments?


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(i) Other forms of governments like monarchy, dictatorship or one-party rule do not require all citizens to take part in politics. In fact, most undemocratic governments would like citizens not to take part in politics.
(ii) But democracy depends on active political participation by all the citizens.
(iii) In a democratic set-up the fate of the country depends not just on what the rulers do, but mainly on what its citizens do.
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