WHAT DOES IT MEAN BY DEMOCRACY: A form of government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised directly by them or by their elected agents under a free electoral system.

Generally there are two types of democracy: direct and representative.

In a direct democracy, the people directly deliberate and decide on legislature.
In a representative democracy, the people elect representatives to deliberate and decide on legislature, such as in parliamentary or presidential democracy.

According to American political scientist Larry Diamond, democracy consists of four key elements:

• A political system for choosing and replacing the government through free and fair elections.
• The active participation of the people, as citizens, in politics and civic life.
• Protection of the human rights of all citizens.
• A rule of law, in which the laws and procedures apply equally to all citizens.


Citizen Rule citizens have the power to decide who will be the decision makers that run the government.
Majority Rule and Minority Rights- as we know that there are minority and majority in a country so in democratic country there is some rules for majority and some rights for minority.
Individual Rights- apart from the minority rights ,in democratic country there are human rights also exists.
Free and Fair Elections- there is free and fair elections held in democratic country to choose the government.
Citizen Participation- in election every citizen who is eligible to vote cast the vote for choosing a government for the country.
Cooperation and Compromise- there is always a cooperation and some compromise in a democratic country. Because if there will be no cooperation and compromise then there conflicts will rise..

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