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2) Environmental movements in the post independent India did not have pan Indian character as they were mostly outcomes of local issues. Critically Analyse.(250 words)

Topic:  Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country.

2) Environmental movements in the post independent India did not have pan Indian character as they were mostly outcomes of local issues. Critically Analyse.(250 words)

post-independence India by Bipin Chandra

Why this question:

The question is from the static portions of GS paper I.

Key demand of the question:

Answer should explain in detail the Environmental movements in the post independent India and the reasons for its lack of pan Indian presence.

Directive:

Critically analyzeWhen 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. When ‘critically’ is suffixed or prefixed to a directive, one needs to look at the good and bad of the topic and give a fair judgment.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

In brief discuss the environmental movements that started in post-independence India.

Body:

Explain first what environmental movements are.

Discuss how they were different in the past (post-independence) and how are they today.

Explain why the movements were localized? Discuss the causes and consequences.

Explain few examples – Bishnoi Movement, Chipko Movement, Appiko Movement etc.

Conclusion:

Conclude with today’s times and how movements are different.

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