‘There is an overwhelming support for the idea of democracy in South Asia.’
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Despite any shortcomings that we might witness in a democratic model of governance, it is still the most preferred form of government all over the world including South Asia. Some reasons for this are given below: 

  •  People have the right to choose who governs them through regular elections. 
  •  The elected government is answerable to the people and to ensure its stability, has to deliver on its promises.
  •  Democracy ensures transparency.   
  • It accommodates diversity and promotes inclusion and equality. It gives an equal chance of participation to all the citizens. 
  •  An important pillar of democracy is ensuring the dignity and freedom of people.  
  •  The true power lies with people
  •  Lastly, democracy has proven to be a better model than dictatorship, aristocracy, or any other form of governance.




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Davneet Singh has done his B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 14 years. He provides courses for Maths, Science, Social Science, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science at Teachoo.