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Democracy: An in-depth look-Tammanna Patra

Democracy: An in-depth look

The word democracy comes from the combination of 2 Greek words ‘Demos’ meaning people ‘Kratos’ meaning power or rule. It first came into existence in the Greek capital, Athens, where they followed a direct form of government. The simple idea of democracy is the rule of the people or where the people of the country have all the right to […]

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What does democracy mean -Aditi Shetty

What does democracy mean to a 16 year old?

Democracy to me essentially means power in the hands of the people, because we as citizens of our country have the right to elect our leaders and choose who represents us. The beauty of it is that every citizen, regardless of their caste, religion, socioeconomic status, or gender, have an equal opportunity to impact the future of our country. There […]

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Embracing democracy and its imperfections-Apoorva Chandra

Embracing democracy and its imperfections

Democracy is far from perfect. But I believe that fair value judgments of any system of government can only be made when it is accepted that there is no such thing as a perfect system. With this as the starting point, it is my opinion that it is only in a democracy that we can even hope to achieve perfection. […]

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