Outcomes of Democracy (C10)

‘Democracy is based on the idea of deliberation and negotiation’. Examine the statement.


  1. Democracy gives importance to deliberation and public opinion.

  2. The democratic government will take more time to follow procedures before arriving at a decision.

  3. Its decisions may be both more acceptable to the people and more effective.

  4. Democracy ensures that decision making will be based on norms and procedures.

  5. Transparency as Persons have the right and the means to examine the process of decision making.

  6. It follows procedures and is accountable to the people.

  7. The democratic government develops mechanisms for citizens to hold the government accountable.

  8. Democratic govt. follows mechanisms for citizens to take part in decision making whenever they think fit.