Do Indians have trust in democracy?
Indians live in a flawed democratic system
India as per the index falls under a flawed democracy with less than 80 per cent scores on different parameters.
Norway is the best democracy in the world
India stood 32nd on the list with Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh being at 111th, 66nd and 84th rank respectively.
Quran vs. Democracy
As per a study done by the Pew Research, in Pakistan, 82 per cent favoured following Quran strictly. Whereas only 42 per cent people showed a desire for democracy.
Compared to India and USA, Pakistan has more women in its parliament
Pakistan, on the other hand, although being a more conservative nation, has 20 per cent women participation in parliament. The USA is ranked 104 with 19.4 per cent women participation.
India's electoral process is nearly perfect
However, the electoral process in India which has been widely acclaimed all over the world has scored 9.6 out of 10. It has helped India to acquire the 32nd position in the overall ranking.
Indians trust their democratic system more than Americans
India stands at 3rd position on this parameter with Switzerland and Indonesia being the top two. On the other hand, only 30 per cent people in the USA have trust on their system.
Nepal is the youngest democratic state in the world
India and Pakistan got independence from the British rule in 1947, and were declared democratic in 1950 and 1956 respectively. Nepal is the youngest among democratic nations till date.