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Why do we fool ourselves as the worlds largest democracy? When we have a long way to go before we become truly democratic?

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Asked by mohanbirsingh ghura, 25 Jan '10 06:52 pm
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It is fact that our democracy is a fractured one. This is not surprising because democracy is an alien concept for Indians. We lived under monarchy for least 5000, or so, years whereas democracy has been installed here only for last sixty years. It will take a lot of education and many generations before we become truly democratic.
But every thing is not so negative about our democracy. (1) Democracy is key to defusing unrest over the messiness of India's economic transformation. It is also central to India's ability to compete for attention and investments with larger, faster China, to its claim to nuclear legitimacy, and to its access to international sympathy in its struggle with terrorism. (2) I have personally been witness to a rise of a new affluent middle class. These are lawyers, doctors, CAs, engineers, judges, scientists and other professionals whose parents used to make a living out of being sweepers and scavengers. This is entirely due to the blessings of Indian democracy ...more
Answered by Vikram, 25 Jan '10 08:51 pm

 
  
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All demoocracies suffer from ills
many much more disgraceful
INDIAN DEMOCRACY is still respected
Answered by anil garg, 28 Apr '11 12:05 pm

 
  
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Yes, we ourselves are fools and also being fooled by our political demagogues , rhetorically and saying all these to flatter the ignorant and make believe public minds ,We are the peculiar people runing and standing on the same place .
Answered by venkatesaldevarajan, 25 Jan '10 07:03 pm

 
  
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We are not fools.. we are SUPER intelligent :D hahaha
Answered by conviction, 25 Jan '10 06:56 pm

 
  
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By virtue of enormous population.
Answered by dare devil, 25 Jan '10 06:55 pm

 
  
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