Participatory democracy calls for
  • a)
    greater involvement of the legislatures in the bussiness of legislature
  • b)
    active engagement of the repr esentatives in the affairs of their constituencies
  • c)
    greater and active engagement of citizens in governance
  • d)
    increasing the voter turnout in elections
Correct answer is option 'C'. Can you explain this answer?

UPSC Question

By Anirudha Saikia · Aug 11, 2020 ·UPSC
3 Answers
Dev Shree answered Oct 01, 2018
Participatory democracy emphasizes the broad participation of constituents in the direction and operation of political systems. Etymological roots of democracy (Greek demos and kratos) imply that the people are in power and thus that all democracies are participatory.

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