The Right To Information Act : Strengthening Democracy And Development

Dr. Medipally Sathyam


India is a developing country, it is a socialist, secular and democratic in nature. India attained freedom from British colonial rule in 1947, subsequently becoming the largest and one of the most diverse democracies in the world. In 1950, it adopted the longest constitution of any sovereign country, consisting of 395 articles in 12 schedules and 94 amendments. Even after 68 years of independence in India we find the mixed culture, tradition and religions here. Each and every citizen has the right to follow their own custom and tradition. As it is a federal form of government we elect the representatives for parliament and state legislature for every 5 years. The people are democratically free to elect their representatives to rule over them.

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