Citizenshipas full and equal membership of a political community involves bothrights and obligations. Which rights could citizens expect to enjoyin most democratic state today? What kind of obligation will theyhave to their state and fellow citizens?
Therights that citizens are expected to enjoy most in democratic stateare right to equality, right to vote in political elections, freedomof expression, right to have basic facilities, right to security andequal treatment by laws.
Thereare legal and moral obligations on citizens to participate in andcontribute to the shared life of the community as well as the state.Citizens are also expected to preserve the culture and naturalresources of their country.