Jose John August 8, 2016 No Comments
FUTURE OF DEMOCRACY IN INDIA The question regarding the future of democracy in India is not a matter of forecast but rather a real concern. It does not make sense to ask if the future of democracy is bright or bleak. The future of democracy will be what we make of it. The chief merit of democracy is that it is based on the principles of consent and dialogue. It upholds the principle of liberty. The slogan of democracy is “liberty, equality and fraternity”. Freedom of thought and expression is the backbone of democracy. The delays of law and economic disparities and injustice are undemocratic. Unfortunately, there is clear evidence of this in this country. India today presents a picture of only the form of democracy, the outer frame work without the real content. Because of the growing selfishness, corruption, lack of equality tolerance and love, the undemocratic trends have intensified. The casteism, religious, fenaticisra have countered all efforts for social, political and economic equality. The weak and helpless masses exploited by the politicians. The independence of India is 58 years old now about 65% of the people as illiterate, so they are not able to enjoy the fruits of democracy. So people no longer believe in the politician’s...
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