Explain ‘foundation challenge’ faced by democracies of the world.
- Foundation challenge takes place when the basic structure or foundation of the government changes.
- It can be monarchy or military dictatorship, changed into democracy.
- The Nepal King Gyanendra, who replaced democracy with autocracy was forced to leave the palace and accept democracy and political rights of the people, when the movement against autocracy took place.
This transition may take many decades or centuries.