Q1. Fill in the blanks.
i. India is a _____________country.
ii. ______________is a key feature of democracy.
iii. The idea of _____________________is based on the idea of equality.
iv. Every person is __________before the law.
i. One of the more common forms of inequality in India is the caste system. _________
ii. Every person should not be treated with dignity. _________
iii. Establishing equality in a democratic society is a continuous struggle. __________
Q3. Which was the first state in India to introduce midday meal scheme?
Q4. What is Joothan?
Q5. Why do you think the Ansaris were being treated unequally?
Q6. What do you understand by ‘dignity’?
Q7. What are common forms of inequality that exist in India?
Q8. What is the midday meal programme?
Q9. What property dealer suggested to Mr. Ansari?
Q10. What are the factors on the basis of which inequality is being practiced in India?
Q11. Why do you think Omprakash Valmiki was being treated unequally by his teacher and his classmates?
Q12. What is constitution?
Q13. Why people do not consider Dalit as equal, even though law says it?
Q14. Why universal adult franchise is important in a democracy?
Q15. List the two ways in which the government has tried to implement the equality that is guaranteed in the Constitution.
Q16. Write a short note on equality in Indian democracy?