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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)

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)

Hindustantimes

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.

Directive:

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.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

First explain what the Noakhali incident was.

Body:

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.

Conclusion:

Conclude with significance of the outcome of the Noakhali incidence in the history of modern India even as of today.

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