Democratic Rights – Class 9 IX – Political Social Science – Intext NCERT Solutions
IN-TEXT QUESTIONS SOLVED
Q1. page 98.
If you were a Serb, would you support what Milosevic did in Kosovo? Do you think his project of establishing Serb dominance was good for the Serbs?
Q2. page 100.
What are the examples of elected governments not protecting or even attacking the rights of their own citizens? Why do they do that?
Q3. page 101.
Everyone knows that the rich can have better lawyers in the courts. What is the point in talking about equality before law?
Q4. page 103.
Should the freedom of expression be extended to those who are spreading wrong and narrow-minded ideas? Should they be allowed to confuse the public?
Q5. page 105.
Are these cases instances of violation of right to freedom? If yes, which constitutional provision does each of these violate?
• The government of India banned Salman Rushdie’s book Satanic Verses on the ground that it was disrespectful to Prophet Mohammed and was likely to hurt the feelings of Muslim community.
• Every film has to be approved by the Censor Board of the government before it can be shown to the public. But there is no such restriction if the same story is published in a book or a magazine.
• The government is considering a proposal that there will be industrial zones or sectors of economy where workers will not be allowed to form unions or go on strike.
• City administration has imposed a ban on use of public microphones after 10 p.m. in view of the approaching secondary school examinations.
Q6. page 106.
The Constitution does not give people their religion. Then how can it give people the right to practice their religion?
Q7. page 107.
Can the President of India stop you from approaching the
Supreme Court to secure your fundamental rights?
Q8. page 109.
Are these rights only for adults? Which of these rights are available to children?