The students of grade 7 took part in an interesting and enriching group activity in their Social Studies class. The students were grouped into 4 and assigned different tasks like Gram Panchayath, Susheela’s family, Susheela’s best friend, role of NGO. They had to perform a role play. Through this role play the students were able to understand the role, organs and importance of Gram Panchayath in the villages. This further helped them to conceptualize and understand the meaning of Democracy which they could relate to. The students enjoyed the role play while simultaneously grasping the concept of a democracy.