Modern Indian History [IAS (Admin.) IAS Mains GS Paper 1 (Geography, Art & Culture, and History)]: Questions 26 - 29 of 29

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Question 26

Modern Indian History
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Appeared in Year: 2017

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Examine the contributions of Subhash Chandra Bose’s Indian National Army (INA) to India’s freedom struggle and the events that led to its reconciliation in the national mainstream.

(250 Words November)

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The role of Subhash Chandra Bose & his Indian National Army (INA), also known as Arzi-e-Hukumat Azad Hind Fauz have been a significant part of Indian Freedom Struggle. INA was an armed force organised by Bose in South Asia.

Its contributions towards India’s freedom struggle can be understood as:

  • INA which comprised mainly of the Indian expatriates &

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Question 27

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Do you think there is a need to introduce the wars the Indian military was compelled to engage in after August 1947 in school curriculum? Justify. (150 Words November)

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Introduction:

India has fought many wars since its independence. The major wars fought includes Indo-China war of 1962, India-Pakistan war of 1965 and 1971. Other skirmishes and minor confrontations involves 1999 Kargil war with Pakistan etc. This history many times included in textbooks, but they becomes centre of controversy owing to their politic

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Question 28

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Appeared in Year: 2018

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“Nehru and Patel were colleagues do not rival, co-workers not adversaries. Working individually, and together, they united India and gave it a democratic template. ” Analyse.

(250 Words February)

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Background:

Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s first prime minister and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, its first deputy prime minister were two towering figures of India’s anti-colonial freedom movement.

Similarities and How They Cooperated with Each Other:

  • In November 1946, Nehru joined the interim government and resigned from the party presidentship on the ground

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Question 29

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Discuss Jawaharlal Nehru’s views on science and religion, and their relevance today. (250 Words November)

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Introduction:

  • Jawaharlal Nehru was the first Prime Minister of India and a central figure in Indian politics before and after independence. He emerged as the paramount leader of the Indian independence movement under the tutelage of Mahatma Gandhi and ruled India from its establishment as an independent nation in 1947 until his death in 1964.
  • When th

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