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DEMOCRACY, government. That form of government in which the sovereign power is exercised by the people in a body, as was the practice in some of the states of Ancient Greece; the term representative democracy has been given to a republican government like that of the United States.

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Both the President and prime minister agreed to defend against the unconstitutional steps and conspiracies being crafted against the democratic government and they will continue to strengthen the democratic process along with their coalition partners.
Jam Mahtab said that the present democratic government had launched many mega projects which have brought prosperity to the masses and PPP would continue its journey of serving masses having succeeded in next elections.
The Prime Minister said that the democratic government had introduced far reaching reforms in FATA which would bring the people in the mainstream politics or the country ensuring them effective participation.
He said that the present democratic government is working to eradicate various problems inherited by it from the previous governments but it has the backing of the people and it will return victorious in the next general elections as well and form the government.
The Minister of State said that the FATA Senators would continue to support the coalition democratic government for the cause of democracy, rules of law and the constitution.
He said the situation of Balochistan had become worst during the last dictatorial regime, but the democratic government had taken many steps to improve the same.
It is first time in the history of the country that the democratic government is going to complete its period, he added.
ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has said that the democratic government would continue to extend its moral, diplomatic and political support to the people of Kashmir aimed at seeking resolution of the issue in accordance with the aspirations of Kashmiri brethren.
ISLAMABAD, July 12, 2011 (Frontier Star): President Asif Ali Zardari on Monday underlined that the Government was committed to safeguard life and property of the citizens at every cost as it was the prime responsibility of every democratic government He was talking to a seven member delegation of ANP at Aiwan-e-Sadr on Monday.
He maintained that he had two wishes that he might receive the award in democratic government and by the hand of democratically elected president adding his bonus point was that he received the award from unanimously democratically elected President.
Besides numerous remarkable steps taken by the democratic government of Shaheed Bhutto for a stable and prosperous Pakistan and for the wellbeing of the people, the Constitution of 1973 was one of the most exceptional achievement of the leadership of Quaid-e-Awam.
He said people who are talking about sit in have problem with the transition of one democratic government to another democratic government and people of the country are well aware about their politics.

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