List out some of the merits of democracy

list out some of the merits of democracy.

Democracy is considered to be the best form of government.
The merits of democracy are
(i) It safeguards the social, economic and political interests of the individuals.
(ii) It assures equality in all social, political and economic rights of the citizens.
(iii) The elected representatives form a stable government because it is based on public support.
(iv) It improves the quality of decision making as decisions are taken by following a procedure.