Chapter 1

NCERT
Class 9
Political Science
Solutions
1. Read these five examples of working or denial of democracy. Match each of these with the relevant features of democracy discussed above.

Question:

Read these five examples of working or denial of democracy. Match each of these with the relevant features of democracy discussed above.

Examples Features
The King of Bhutan has declared that in
future he will be guided by the advice given
to him by elected representatives.
Rules of law
Many Tamil workers who migrated from
India were not given a right to vote in Sri
Lanka.
Respect for rights
The king imposed a ban on political gatherings,
demonstrations and rallies.
One person, one vote, one
value
The Indian Supreme Court held that the
dissolution of the Bihar assembly was unconstitutional.
Free and fair electoral competition
Political parties in Bangladesh have agreed
that a neutral government should rule the
country at the time of elections.
Major decisions by elected
leaders

Answer:

Examples Features
The King of Bhutan has declared that in
future he will be guided by the advice given
to him by elected representatives.
Major decisions by elected
leaders (working)
Many Tamil workers who migrated from
India were not given a right to vote in Sri
Lanka.
One person, one vote, one
value (denial)
The king imposed a ban on political gatherings,
demonstrations and rallies.
Respect for rights (denial)
The Indian Supreme Court held that the
dissolution of the Bihar assembly was unconstitutional.
Rules of law (working)
Political parties in Bangladesh have agreed
that a neutral government should rule the
country at the time of elections.
Free and fair electoral competition
(working)

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