Topic:Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.
1) “Kashmir needs a new leadership emerging from the development narrative of the 21st century, not the separatist themes of the 20th century.” Comment. (250 words)
Why this question:
Th article discusses the need for new leadership in Kashmir given the current situation post abrogation of article 370 and 35A.
Key demand of the question:
Th answer must provide for a comparison between developmental leadership and separatist leadership. And suggest why there is a need for newer leadership.
Comment– here we must express our knowledge and understanding of the issue and form an overall opinion thereupon.
Structure of the answer:
Discuss in brief the background of the issue in J and K.
The answer must explain the essence of the right leadership.
Explain the demerits of a separatist regime of leadership.
Compare and contrast it with the need of developmental leadership which is much needed for the valley.
Conclude with solutions and suggest a way forward.