Democracy may be defined as a system of
government whereby political power resides in all the people and is exercised by them. Also, it is simply put as
“government of the people, by the people and for the people.

For its successful operation:

  • Democracy is based on the consent of the
    people. 
  • Independence of judiciary.
  • Periodic election.
  • Universal adult suffrage.
  • Free and Fair elections.
  • Existence of political parties.
  • Majority rule.
  • Rule of law is applicable.
  • Fundamental human rights is guarantee. 
  • Principles of separation of power is
    applicable