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International Day of Democracy and Why it is Observed!

Bibin V Wed Aug 28 2019

The International Day of Democracy is held on 15th September of each year. It is celebrated all over the world since the last 10 years.

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Why is it observed?

International Day of Democracy is observed with a sole purpose to promote democracy and its principles and also to review the current state of democracy in the world.

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When was it founded?

The day was founded on the 20th anniversary of the first International Conference of New Democracies that promoted democracy worldwide.

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How is it celebrated?

Many events are organized by government and non-government organizations to spread the awareness of democracy. Various conferences, discussions, campaigns and press conferences are held on this day. Schools and colleges organize debates with relevant topics.

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Democracy gives you the right to vote and elect your leader rather than being ruled and controlled by a government.

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