1. The challenge of expansion involves the application of the basic principles of democratic governance across all regions, different social groups and institutions operating in a country.
2. The issues of ensuring greater power to local governments, an extension of the federal principle to all the units of a federation, the inclusion of women and minority groups within the democratic government fall under this challenge.
3. The maintenance of the democratic spirit in the process of decision making i.e. less and less no. of decisions should remain outside the democratic arena is a crucial aspect of the challenge of expansion. Democracies like India and the U.S.A often face this challenge.
NOTE – The expansion of democracy relates to the healthy functioning of democracy in a country. It is the most crucial
aspect which determines the outcomes of democracy in a country.
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