Madhuvanthi Rajkumar, Researcher - Environment and Climate Action & Solid Waste Management

Water - Luxury or Element of life?

Thu, 24/11/2022 - 15:58

Social contract theory suggests that people enter into an unwritten contract with the ruler (government) to be protected and served with the basic necessities of life in exchange for which the peoples acknowledge and recognize the legitimacy of the ruler’s sovereign authority. Be it a monarchy, democracy, or any other form of government, the most fundamental duty of the State is to fulfil its people’s basic needs  to lead a life with dignity and protect them against injustice.