Democracy is a system in which the people elect their representatives. the representatives of the people from the government and the opposition.
Dictatorship is a system in which one person or one party rules over the people. the person who rules is called 'dictator'.He does not allow others to say or do anything against him. He does not give political freedom to other .But he may bring about a quick change in the country for the good of the people.
there are general elections in a democracy from time to time.The people can easily change their rulers by electing new ones.But in a dictatorship.the people can not change the government so easily.
Democracy is a better system of government than others. In it the people enjoy more political freedom.They can Criticize the government and change the rulers.For example, the people and their representatives in America did not Like president Nixon to rule.They easily changed him and got a new president.
In a dictatorship, the people can not openly Criticize the government .They cannot easily Change their rulers even when they are not working well.
In a democracy ,newspapers, radio and television are quite free. The supporters of all the parties can express their ideas through them .But in a dictatorship the government controls them.
Democracy in any country can succeed on some conditions. First of all the people on general should be properly educated .Secondly the people in general should be prosperous.then their votes can not be purchased .thirdly , the people should enjoy the basic freedoms, for example, freedom of speech, freedom of publication, freedom to join a political party etc.
Fourthly, there should be equality before the law.All the people , high and low, rich and poor, should be punished equally if they break the law.