Topic: The Freedom Struggle — its various stages and important contributors/contributions from different parts of the country.
1) Noakhali presented for Gandhi the first field demonstration of two-nation theory in its intense and most frightening form, Analyse the role played by Gandhi in the situation. (250 words)
Why this question:
The article examines the role played by Mahatma Gandhi’s in Noakhali, where widespread communal riots had broken out after Partition.
Key demand of the question:
Narrate the situation of two nation theory that was put forth in Noakhali during the partition and the role that Mahatma Gandhi played in resolving the situation.
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:
First explain what the Noakhali incident was.
Communal violence had broken out on October 10, 1946, and rapidly swept the district of Noakhali; poor Hindu families slaughtered, women raped and murdered and forcible conversions.
Then explain in what way Noakhali presented for Gandhi the first field demonstration of two-nation theory in its intense and most frightening form.
Brief on the role played by Gandhi to resolve the situation.
Conclude with significance of the outcome of the Noakhali incidence in the history of modern India even as of today.