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Question number: 155

» Economic and Social Development

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Appeared in Year: 2011

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Discuss the rich corpus of India’s soft power.

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  • The term soft power was coined by Joseph Nye (Harvard University). Soft power simply means the ability of a country to persuade, attract and co-opt others what it wants without resorting to force or coercion. Soft Power deals through appeal and attraction.

  • A presidential visit to a country is an example of soft power. While hard power is co

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Question number: 156

» History of India and Indian National Movement

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Discuss the Mountbatten Plan.

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Lord Mountbatten of Burma was sent to India to effect the final transfer of power on 3rd June 1948, Came to be known as The Mountbatten Plan.

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Image Shows of the Lord Mountbatten of Burma

Image Shows Of The Lord Mountbatten of Burma

  • The Princely States would either join India or Pakistan once India is divided under the Boundary Commission h

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Question number: 157

» History of India and Indian National Movement

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Full Swaraj: Resolution of Indian National Congress.

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Full Swaraj was promulgated by the Indian National Congress on 26th Jan 1930 resolving the Congress and Indian Nationalists to fight for Purna Swaraj.

Image Shows Of The Purna Swaraj Movement By Gandhi

Image Shows of the Purna Swaraj Movement by Gandhi

Image Shows Of The Purna Swaraj Movement By Gandhi

  • The Purna Swaraj is also known as complete self-rule independent of the British Empire. T

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