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What was the situation in Poland in the 1980s?
They wanted the release of political prisoners.
They wanted an end to censorship of the press.
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When Madhurima went to the property registration office, the Registrar told her, “You can't write your name as Madhurima Banerjee d/o A.K. Banerjee. You are married, so you must give your husband's name. Your husband's surname is Rao. So your name should be changed to Madhurima Rao." She did not agree. She said "if my husband's name has not changed after marriage, why should mine?” In your opinion who is right in this dispute? And why?NCERT Political Science - Democratic Politics I
Name the Fundamental Rights under which each of the following rights falls:
(a) Freedom to propagate one's religion
(b) Right to life
(c) Abolition of untouchability
(d) Ban on bonded labourNCERT Political Science - Democratic Politics I
Of all the institutions that we have studied in this chapter, name the one that exercises the powers on each of the following matters.
(a) Decision on allocation of money for developing infrastructure like roads, irrigation etc. and different welfare activities for the citizens.
(b) Considers the recommendation of a committee on a law to regulate the stock exchange.
(c) Decides on a legal dispute between two state governments
(d) Implements the decision to provide relief for the victims of an earthquake.NCERT Political Science - Democratic Politics I
Which of these statements about the relationship between democracy and rights is more valid? Give reasons for your preference.
(a) Every country that is a democracy gives rights to its citizens.
(b) Every country that gives rights to its citizens is a democracy.
(c) Giving rights is good, but it is not necessary for a democracy.NCERT Political Science - Democratic Politics I
Which of the following rights is available under the Indian Constitution?NCERT Political Science - Democratic Politics I
Can we draw the following conclusions from the information given in this chapter? Give two facts to support your position for each of these.
1. Election Commission of India does not have enough powers to conduct free and fair elections in the country.
2. There is a high level of popular participation in the elections in our country.
3. It is very easy for the party in power to win an election.
4. Many reforms are needed to make our elections completely free and fair.NCERT Political Science - Democratic Politics I
Draw a web interconnecting different rights discussed in this chapter. For example, right to freedom of movement is connected to the freedom of occupation. One reason for this is that freedom of movement enables a person to got to place of work within one's village or city or to another village, city or state. Similarly this right can be used for pilgrimage, connected with freedom to follow one's religion. Draw a circle for each right and mark arrows that show connection between or among different rights. For each arrow, give an example that shows the linkage.NCERT Political Science - Democratic Politics I
Thousands of tribals and other forest dwellers gathered at Piparia in Hoshangabad district in Madhya Pradesh to protest against their proposed displacement from the Satpura National Park, Bori Wildlife Sanctuary and Panchmarhi Wildlife Sanctuary. They argue that such a displacement is an attack on their livelihood and beliefs. Government claims that their displacement is essential for the development of the area and for protection of wildlife. Write a petition on behalf of the forest dwellers to the NHRC, a response from the government and a report of the NHRC on this matter.NCERT Political Science - Democratic Politics I
Are these restrictions on the right to freedom justified? Give reasons for your answer.
(a) Indian citizens need permission to visit some border areas of the country for reasons of security.
(b) Outsiders are not allowed to buy property in some areas to protect the interest of the local population.
(c) The government bans the publications of a book that can go against the ruling party in the next elections.NCERT Political Science - Democratic Politics I
Manoj went to a college to apply for admission into an MBA course. The clerk refused to take his applications and said "You, the son of a sweeper, wish to be a manager! Has anyone done this job in your community? Go to the municipality office and apply for a sweeper's position. Which of Manoj's fundamental rights are being violated in this instance? Spell these out in a letter from Manoj to the district collector.NCERT Political Science - Democratic Politics I