What are the Features of Democracy?

By Shubhra Anand Jain|Updated : October 10th, 2022

The features of democracy are elected representatives, rule of law, and independent judiciary. It includes every citizen of a democratic country who has a role in the final decision-making process of the government. All citizens have the right to education, information, and voting. India is one of the largest democracies in the world and the constitution contains all the features of democracy. Read on to know more about what are the characteristics of democracy.

Features of Democracy

Democracy is a type of government in which the rulers are elected by the people. Every citizen of a democratic country has a role in the final decision-making process of the government. All citizens have the right to education, information, and voting.

Some undeniable features of democracy are as follows; 

  1. Rule of law
  2. Everyone is equal before the law 
  3. The democratic voting system with active citizen participation 
  4. Representation of Minorities
  5. Freedom of Speech, Expression, and Choice 
  6. Right to Education
  7. Independent Judiciary 
  8. Right to Form Association and Union
  9. Democratic Governance paired with political tolerance 
  10. Universal adult franchise

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FAQs on Features of Democracy

  • Fair and open elections, rule of law, equality before the law, right to vote under the universal adult franchise, right to expression, to speech, to education, and to choice are some features of democracy.

  • Yes, Freedom of Speech & expression is one of the essential features of democracy. As per Indian constitution, Article 19 ensure the Freedom of Speech under Fundamental Rights. 

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