Here are different opinions about what made India a democracy. How much importance would you give to each of these factors?

a. Democracy in India is a gift of the British rulers. We received training to work with representative legislative institutions under the British rule.

b. Freedom Struggle challenged the colonial exploitation and denial of different freedoms to Indians. Free India could not be anything but democratic.

c. We were lucky to have leaders who had democratic convictions. The denial of democracy in several other newly independent countries shows the important role of these leaders.

Asked by Shivani Kumari | 1 year ago |  647

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Solution :-

a. Democracy was chosen as the prime value of our nation during the freedom struggle that we fought against the British. Yes, with the Indian council's act, Indians started participating in the councils, and hence, their experiences paved the way for legislative institutions in independent India.

b. Freedom struggle did challenge the colonial exploitation but it worked for democracy by making laws with consensus and not imposing anything on anyone.

c. Our freedom struggle fought bloodless struggle with tools like ‘Satyagraha’ and ‘Ahimsa.’ These struggles were undertaken to free India from the clutches of Britishers and give Indians the freedom they deserve.

Answered by Vishal kumar | 1 year ago

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