GS-I: Post Independence Consolidation and Reorganization
Highlight the steps taken by government of India for integrating the tribals into the mainstream. Also discuss the challenges faced in integrating them.
India is an ancient civilization, yet there are certain groups living in the subcontinent which were not part of the so called mainstream. They are called the tribals or scheduled tribes. Challenges: Distinct way of life. Hesitant in contacting outside ..
Despite the potential of ‘Bhoodan’ and ‘Gramdan’ movements, it has remained underutilized. Discuss, also elaborate its relevance in contemporary times.
‘Bhoodan’ was a voluntary land redistributive movement launched by Vinoba Bhave after independence. Its essential features are as follows: Zamindars & Land owners to donate ~1/5th of their land. Based on principle of trusteeship of Mahatma Gandhi. Drew upon heritage ..
Although the principle of religious majorities was followed for the partition of India, yet it was full of practical problems.” Examine.
The actual partition was accomplished by the so called 3 June plan or Mountbatten Plan announced by Mountbatten on 3 June 1947. The major points of this plan were as follows: Sikhs, Hindus and Muslims in Punjab and Bengal legislative ..
“The political competition between the Congress and Muslim League; and the British role led to the decision for the creation of Pakistan.” In the light of the above statement, discuss various consequences of the partition of India.
Partition of India resulted in one of the largest, most abrupt, unplanned and tragic transfers of human population that history has known. 14.5 million people crossed the borders to what they hoped was the relatively safer country for them. Its ..
V P Menon was the Secretary in the Ministry of States established by the Government of India in 1947 to deal with the accession of princely states. Menon was a key official in the Ministry and worked in the background ..
Post-Independence, India chose the path of state socialism, while China went communist. To what extent, this affected the course of economic development in the two countries?
India got its independence in 1947 and the Peoples Republic of China came to existence in 1949. India followed the path of socialism, and China embraced communism. Today both India and China are among the fastest growing economies of the ..