Q- Which of these statements about the relationship between democracy and rights is more valid? Give reasons of your preference.
(a) Every country that is a democracy, gives right to its citizens.
(b) Every country that gives rights to its citizens in a democracy.
(c) Giving right is good, but it is not necessary for a democracy.
Answer- (b) Every country that gives rights to its citizens in a democracy as democracy is based on free and fair election which held after a specific time period and it is necessary that the citizens should have right to express their opinions, from political parties and take part in election freely.
Rights allow citizens to effectively participate in elections. These right further allow them to the formation of institutions based rules and procedures, thereby forming an effective democracy.