Q. 234.0( 2 Votes )

“Democracy is the most popular form of government emerging in modern times. Still its shortcomings cannot be ruled out.” Justify the statement by assessing any five shortcomings of democracy.

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Even democracy has a fair share of demerits. Point out five such demerits.

Answer :

Shortcomings or demerits of democracy are

i. In the democratic form of government, leaders keep on changing, which leads to instability.


ii. There are political competition and power play everywhere. This situation does not follow any rules of morality.


iii. Elected leaders are unable to contact a large number of people and can hardly guess about the real problems of the people, which results in wrong decisions, delay of work, etc.


iv. A large number of people are illiterate. They do not know what is good for them. So, they cannot decide anything properly.


v. Democracy leads to corruption, for it is based on electoral competition. To win the election, political parties adopt corrupt practices.


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