GSEB Class 7 Social Science Equality in Democracy

Last updated on June 28th, 2023 at 10:00 pm

Gseb Class 7 Social Science Equality in Democracy

Fill in the blanks

  1. …….. is the largest democracy in the world.[India]
  2. …………is called the guideline for governing the country.[Constitution]
  3. The constitution of India is ……. constitution of the world.[Largest written]

Answer in short:

[Q] What is a democracy?

  • Abraham Lincoln defined democracy as a government of the people, by the people, and for the people. A democracy is a system of government where all power is held by the people, expressed through elections and public opinion.


[Q] In what matters have we been given the right to equality?

  • The Indian constitution stipulates that all people should have equal opportunity. This means equality before the law and equal protection under the law.


[Q] What is necessary for the overall development of an individual?

  • It is essential for individuals’ overall development to exercise their right to equality without discrimination based on their religion, language, gender, race, or place of birth.

Answer in 1 – 2 lines each:


[Q] Who gets a right to vote?

  • Every citizen above the age of 18 years is given the right to vote.


[Q] What are the functions of the election commission?

  • It Conducts and controls elections by making decisions on every aspect.
    Implements a code of conduct. Government guidelines are ordered so that power is not misused.If EC feels a poll was unfair, it orders a re-poll.


[Q] Why should child labour be stopped?

  • Children should never be employed for any work under the age of 14. Children should not be exploited. Child labor also violates the right to education. It is a legal offense to employ a child under the age of 14. Our society needs to end child labor.

Write a short note on:

Equality in democracy.

  • India is a democratic nation. Democracy is based on equality.
  • Due to this, the constitution of India gives all citizens of the country the right to equality under the law and equal protection under the law.
  • It is the human right of every citizen to live in equality, without discrimination on the basis of religion, caste, gender, language, or color.
  • In education, development, employment, and religion, everyone is given equal opportunities.


Equality in suffrage

  • India is a democratic nation in which the government is formed by people’s votes.
  • Every citizen over the age of 18 has equal suffrage under the Constitution of our country.
  • According to the constitution, all people are equal regardless of their religion, language, gender, dialect, or economic status.
  • Voting arrangements are made so that all registered voters of India can participate.


Child labor and child rights.

A violation of the right to education is child labor in India. Our nation’s citizens between the ages of 6 and 14 have a right to free, compulsory and universal education. It is a crime to employ children for any work under the age of 14 years old.


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