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1) India’s many conflictual pasts should teach people understanding and appreciation, rather than revenge or retribution. Examine the statement in reference to Tipu Sultan on his achievements and his excesses.(250 words)

Topic:  The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country.

1) India’s many conflictual pasts should teach people understanding and appreciation, rather than revenge or retribution. Examine the statement in reference to Tipu Sultan on his achievements and his excesses.(250 words)

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Why this question:

 The article discusses the contributions of Tipu Sultan, his achievements and excesses.

Key demand of the question:

The answer must explain the necessity of Developing an understanding of our conflictual pasts, and not retribution, is the way to deal with ‘historical wounds’.

Directive:

ExamineWhen asked to ‘Examine’, we have to look into the topic (content words) in detail, inspect it, investigate it and establish the key facts and issues related to the topic in question. While doing so we should explain why these facts and issues are important and their implications.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Discuss the context of the question in brief.

Body:

The discussion should surround upon the contributions of Tipu in the history of Karnataka and in what way the recent political views that have differed to see his contributions.

over the last few decades in Karnataka, there has been a steady inflation of shrill debates about Tipu’s legacy.

Discuss how such incidences shouldn’t be seen from the perspective of politics or retribution but from the angle of contribution.

Conclusion:

Form a fair and balanced opinion and conclude.

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