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Vulnerabilities of Democracy

The concept of statesmanship dates back to the Vedic times & also discussed in ancient Greece and Rome. Vedas mention about Rule of Law & qualities of a ruler.

A democracy or rule of the people works best when its rulers, elected by the people, function within the Rule of Law, and possess certain virtues, a sense of justice, and wisdom. The discussion of statesmanship or the lack of it is not a new phenomenon, according to Dr. Anil R. Nair, Associate Professor of NUALS, Kerala. He made this observation during a presentation on the topic, Political Sense: How to Cultivate Statesmanship in Students.Two thousand years ago, Cicero, the Roman politician and...

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