Mention any three merits of democracy.
The three merits of democracy are as follows :
- Democracy looks after the welfare of all people. The society as a whole benefits under the democratic system. It looks after the interests of the masses.
- Democracy is based on equality, where all citizens are treated without any discrimination of caste, colour, creed, sex or religion.
- Democracy forms democratic government. It is a strong and responsible government and
- guarantees liberty of thought and expression, freedom to form associations and even to criticise the government. This is essential for the self expression and development of people.