This article explores the meaning of democracy as a concept and provides an idea of a specific type of democracy that is Representative Democracy, which is a form of government founded on the principle of elected individuals representing the people. The article also deals with participatory democracy which strives to create opportunities for all members of a political group to make meaningful contributions to decision-making. Concluding, the article outlines in clear terms that one of the major problems of Indian democracy is its population and proposes certain ways to bring democracy to a better and more realistic level.
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Prachi Agrawal. Article on Representative Democracy. Research J. Humanities and Social Sciences. 3(1): Jan- March, 2012, 114-116