Each of these statements contains a democratic and an undemocratic element.
Question.

Each of these statements contains a democratic and an undemocratic element. Write out the two separately for each statement.

(a) A minister said that some laws have to be passed by the parliament in order to conform to the regulations decided by the World Trade Organisation.

(b) The Election Commission ordered re-polling in a constituency where large scale rigging was reported.

(c) Women’s representation in the parliament has never reached 10 per cent. This led women’s organisations to demand one-third seats for women.


Solution:

(a) Democratic element − some laws have to be passed by the parliament

Undemocratic element − conform to the regulations decided by the World Trade Organisation

(b) Democratic element − the Election Commission ordered re-polling

Undemocratic element − large scale rigging was reported

(c) Democratic element − this led to women’s organisations to demand one third seats for women

Undemocratic element − women’s representation in the parliament has never reached 10 per cent
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