Chapter 1

NCERT
Class 9
Political Science
Solutions
6. There are 40 villages in a district where the government has made no provision for drinking water. These villagers met and considered many methods of forcing the government to respond to their needs. Which of these is not a democratic method?

Question:

There are 40 villages in a district where the government has made no provision for drinking water. These villagers met and considered many methods of forcing the government to respond to their needs. Which of these is not a democratic method?

I. Filing a case in the courts claiming that water is part of the right to life.

II. Boycotting the next elections to give a message to all parties.

III. Organizing public meetings against government policies.

IV. Paying money to government officials to get water.

Answer:

IV. Paying money to government officials is not a democratic method.

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