Here is some information about four countries. Based on this
information, how would you classify each of these countries. Write
‘democratic’, ‘undemocratic’ or ‘not sure’ against each of these.
a Country P: The parliament cannot pass a law about the army
without the consent of the Chief of Army.
b Country Q: The parliament cannot pass a law reducing the powers
of the judiciary.
c Country R: The country’s leaders cannot sign any treaty with
another country without taking permission from its neighbouring
d Country S: All the major economic decisions about the country
are taken by officials of the central bank which the ministers cannot
NCERT Class IX
Social Science - Democratic Politics
Chapter 2. What is Democracy? Why Democracy?