Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests
4) As two pluralistic democracies with a firm belief in a multipolar world order and in the future of Eurasia, India and France have numerous strategic convergences. Discuss. (250 Words)
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Key demand of the question:
Discuss the areas where India and France have converging interests and how they contribute to multipolar world order and to the future of Eurasia, France and India.
Discuss: Examine various dimensions of this issue and discuss them.
Structure of Answer:
In the introduction write in 2-3 lines how France and India share common interests in the interest of their respective countries and Eurasia as well. Give current affair example of recent visit of France President to India.
Define what strategic relationship means.
In the body, divide answer into 4-5 dimensions: Security, Trade, Defence etc. Within them discuss why interests in these areas are ‘strategic’ and mutually beneficial. Give facts about recent agreements to support your views.
In the conclusion, write in 2-3 lines on sustaining and strengthening these bilateral relations without succumbing to domestic developments (political/social).