Topic: Indian Culture will cover the salient aspects of Art forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.
1) Was the Vesara Style of Architecture simple a confluence of Nagara style and Dravida style or did it have its own unique features? Analyse.(250 words)
NCERT – art and culture
Why this question:
The question is from the static portions of GS I .
Key demand of the question:
The question asks the detailed analysis regarding the Vesara style of architectures of Chalukyas of Badami in respect to the confluence of Nagara style and Dravida style.
Analyze – When asked to analyse, you have to examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them as a whole in a summary.
Structure of the answer:
Briefly introduce Vesara Style and how it was a mix of both Nagara Style and Dravida Style.
First part of the body should talk about the common features of both Vesara and Nagar style.
The next part should focus about the common features of Vesara and Dravida style.
The last part should clearly highlight the features which were Unique to Vesara style and not found in either Nagara Style or Dravida Style.
The conclusion stress on the fact that though Vesara has many commonalities with Nagara and Dravida style there were few features unique to it.