"India has a huge variety of soft power resources."Evaluate.

Soft power depends on three factors:
Hint:

  • Culture
  • Political values
  • Foreign policy

Kindly give reference to Vasudeva Kudaumbakam and loka samartha sukhino bhavanthu. Various soft power resourses such as; Spiritualism, yoga, movies, television, dances, music, democratic values, ethics, cuisine have attracted people from across the world.To boost soft power resourses; Ministry of External Affairs in 2006 and expanded the reach of Indian Council for Cultural Relations across the world, Even Ministry of Tourism has been involved to flaunt India’s social, cultural and political assets abroad.

Question for UPSC Mains:
“India has a huge variety of soft power resources.” Evaluate.

Published: February 4, 2016 | Modified:June 27, 2019

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