Mention any three merits of democracy

Mention any three merits of democracy.

The three merits of democracy are as follows :

  1. 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.
  2. Democracy is based on equality, where all citizens are treated without any discrimination of caste, colour, creed, sex or religion.
  3. Democracy forms democratic government. It is a strong and responsible government and
  4. 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.