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Pillars of successful democracy

Htet Htet Lin

Undergraduate student

Dagon University, Myanmar.



Topic : Is it important to live in a democracy?



First, what kind of system is 'Democracy'? To understand democracy easily, democracy is a governmental system in which we elect our own government through voting system. Democratic principles base on the people's rights, opportunities, and interests. So, it's like democracy system is based on the human right. Thus, democracy is a system preferred the… Continue

Added by Htet Htet Lin on October 14, 2018 at 7:16am — No Comments

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