How does democracy produce an accountable, responsive and legitimate government?

Q.1:- How does democracy produce an accountable, responsive and legitimate government?

 

Answer:-

Democracy Produces an Accountable Government Democracy produces an accountable governments, as the people has the right in choose their representatives through the electoral process. These elected representatives form the government and participate in the decision making process on behalf of the people. If these elected representatives (In not work in a proper way, people have a chance to not elect them in next election.

Democracy Produces Responsive Government Democratic governments are elected by the people and are responsible towards the people and Parliament. These governments promote the formation of public opinion and take care of the needs and expectations of the people.

Democracy Produces Legitimate Government Democratic government is a legitimate government because regular elections are its key feature. After five years, elections are held for the legislature and people elect then government on the basis of their right to vote (universal adult franchise) The party which secures the majority forms the government. In the next election, if it loses the majority, it has to resign from office. Beside elections, the decisions in a democratic government are taken in a transparent manner.