Q- What according to you is the broader meaning of democracy?
Answer- Democracy is a form of government in which representatives are regularly elected after a specific time period. Elections are held to choose the representatives and native people or citizens are allowed to participate in the elections. Democracy improves the quality of decision making.
A democratic government is better government because it is more accountable form of government. It is better than other forms of government as it allows rulers to correct its own mistake. Democracy enhances the dignity of citizens. Democracy provides methods to deal with differences and conflicts.
The arguments against democracy are as follows:
1. Democracy is all about political competition and power play. There is no scope for mortality.
2. Leader keeps changing in a democracy. This leads to political instability.
3. Ordinary people don’t know what is good for them, so they should not decide anything.
4. Democracy leads to corruption because it is based on electoral competition.
5. Elected leaders do not know the best interest of people. It leads to bad decision making.
6. So many people have to be consulted for talking one decision this leads to delay in decision making process.