‘India is a mother of democracy,’ says PM Narendra Modi during a democracy summit

The Prime Minister of India – Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated on Wednesday that India is a mother of Democracy as the idea of elected leaders was a common practice in ancient India, long before the rest of the world.

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'India is a mother of democracy,' says PM Narendra Modi during a democracy summit
'India is a mother of democracy,' says PM Narendra Modi during a democracy summit (image credits Facebook)

India: The Prime Minister of India – Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated on Wednesday that India is a mother of Democracy as the idea of elected leaders was a common practice in ancient India, long before the rest of the world.

As per his remarks during a leader-level plenary of the second Summit for Democracy, Prime Minister Modi added that India is known as a nation called the mother of Democracy.

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Long before the rest of the world, the idea of elected leaders was a common feature in ancient India. as per the ancient Indian Epic, Mahabharata and the citizens were served with a duty to elect their own supreme leader.

As per the reports, Biden co-hosted the multi-day Summit for Democracy along with other leaders belongs from the Netherlands, Costa Rica, Zambia and South Korea. Biden will lead the summit virtually after a morning introduction in Washington which focused on Democracy delivering on universal challenges, reported CNN.

PM Modi further extended his regards and stated that there are so many different historical references available to Republic states in ancient India, where the leaders were not hereditary. He mentioned that the sacred Vedas of India reflect the political power which was exercised by the broad-based consultative bodies.

The concept of Democracy is not just the structure but also a spirit to carry with us. The idea of Democracy depends on the belief that aspirations and needs are equally important to every human being. This is why India walks on a philosophy of ‘Sabka Sath, Sabka Vikas,’ which means ‘Striving together for inclusive growth,’ he cited.

Furthermore, every initiative is generally powered by the idea of collective efforts of the residents of India, whether putting the efforts in fighting climate change through making changes in lifestyle or conserving water through collective execution of distributed storage, noted the Prime Minister.

While concluding his notes, PM Modi conveys that there are countless things to say about the virtues of Indian Democracy; despite many universal challenges, India has become the fastest-growing major economy in the world. This itself is the best example of Democracy in the world. This itself says that Democracy Can Deliver.

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Tariq Saeed

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