Ratnakar Mandlik

Gold Star - 72,032 Points (Aug.29,1950 / Hyderabad(A.P.) , India)

Temple Of Democracy - Poem by Ratnakar Mandlik

Human conceptualized the best Polity
For superb governance, is the democracy
That ensures for every one equal opportunity
Desisting in any form rule of any dynasty.

Legislature, judiciary, bureaucracy n press
Are four pillars on which rests its' edifice.
Most sacred sanctum is the Parliament
Of its' temple n it is not for entertainment.

Honesty, integrity, empathy and sincerity
Be qualifications for a Parliamentarian
Not less than a priest to be for egalitarian
Society's inception and benefit to majority.

A pious duty on every one it entrusts
To ensure the qualifications, in him they must.

Poet: Ratnakar D Mandlik


Comments about Temple Of Democracy by Ratnakar Mandlik

  • Edward Kofi Louis (6/23/2016 4:30:00 AM)


    In him they must! ! Nice work. (Report) Reply

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  • Heenal Vora (11/3/2015 9:47:00 AM)


    Enjoyed reading the poem.... nicely depocted (Report) Reply

  • Liza Sudina (11/2/2015 10:53:00 PM)


    I've read - that in Greece they PAID to people so that they participated in polls! nowadays it is corrupted... (Report) Reply

  • Agatha Eliza (10/18/2015 12:39:00 PM)


    I trully enjoyed reading the poem; it's both insightful and educative. 10 +++ (Report) Reply

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (10/11/2015 6:48:00 PM)


    Well written poem about democracy. So nicely depicted......10 (Report) Reply

  • (9/26/2015 9:44:00 AM)


    Democracy through which the people got united and an able service oriented administration and institutions envisioned world over.great poem. (Report) Reply

  • Chinedu Dike (8/26/2015 1:34:00 PM)


    A lovely depiction of government of the people, by the people, and for the people. A well articulated piece of poetry, nicely encapsulated and insightfully penned with conviction. A beautiful poem with good rhyme scheme. Thanks for sharing Ratnakar. Please read my poem MANDELA - THE IMMORTAL ICON. (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh Rai (8/20/2015 11:22:00 AM)


    More than 2000 years passed concept of democracy has come but still democracy is facing hardship of getting true representative.Perhaps it is due to lack of consciousness. Beautifully and honestly penned. Thanks so much for sharing. Regards. (Report) Reply

  • Abdulrazak Aralimatti (8/1/2015 8:19:00 AM)


    The poem defines democracy and a parliamentarian in the true sense. (Report) Reply

  • Tribhawan Kaul (5/31/2012 5:39:00 AM)


    A nice poetic reminder to all of our parliamentarians as to what should be a democrary like. (Report) Reply

  • (5/25/2012 4:54:00 AM)


    Honesty, integrity, empathy and sincerity
    Be qualifications for a Parliamentarian

    Even if we have a few good guys, what can they do in the corrupt democracy of India and other countries of such nature! ! We want the best but we have all evils!
    (Report) Reply

  • Renu Kakkar (5/21/2012 9:47:00 AM)


    very nice poem shows the what democracy should be (Report) Reply

  • Shashikant Nishant Sharma (5/18/2012 9:51:00 AM)


    Very nice poem...truly represents the spirit and essence of democracy...Good write...You may find my poem '60 Years of Indian Democracy' interesting on same subject.... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, May 14, 2012



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