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Democracy in India

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Democracy in India has the distinction of being world’s largest functioning democracy.Ever since her independence ,India has been living and developing through a democratic system of governance involving a self rule of the people.Till today they have been regularly using their rights to vote for electing & changing their government. Around 70 crore of people enjoy the right to vote and around 65%of them exercise their rights in elections. The organization of government by the directly elected representative of the people has been the rule of the Indian Democracy. Despite the presence of the multi party system, the government – making exercise has been always orderly and efficient. The change of one party-dominant multi party system into a real multiparty system and the transformation from a system of single majority-party rule to a coalition rule, has demonstrated the maturity and ability to the Indian Democracy to develop and change according to the demand of the environment. In fact the working of Democracy in India has been a success story, particularly when seen in comparison with several states like Pakistan, Bangladesh ,Indonesia and others in which military dictatorship has been dominating the political system by running façade or shame democracies.

The Preamble of the constitution of India after expressing faith in the sovereignty of” we the people” describe the five features of Indian State – Sovereign , socialist, secular Democratic republic. The

term Sovereign state, India is free to determine its internal and external policies and decision. As a socialist state...


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