Democracy stands much superior in promoting dignity and freedom to the citizens:
- Every individual wants to receive respect from fellow beings.
- The passion for respect and freedom is the basis of any democracy.
- Democracies throughout the world have recognized this. It has been achieved in various degrees in various democracies.
- Long struggles by women have got them respect and equal treatment.
- In many democracies, women were deprived of their right to vote for a long time which they have achieved now. In India 1/3 rd of seats have been reserved for women in local bodies.
- Democracy has strengthened the claims of the disadvantaged and discriminated castes for equal status and equal opportunity.