Authoritarian type of Government is the one that is characterized by emphasis on authority of state in the country. This type of government has the following features:
- Centralized Power structure.
- Repressive system which excludes any potential challengers.
- Leadership is often self-appointed and can not be displaced.
- Civil liberties are at stake.
- Civil society is weakened as there is no freedom of expression.
- Military and law is controlled in order to control the society.