Topic: Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism.
1) Religious and linguistic diversity are integral to the growth and development of our society. Elucidate.(250 words)
Why this question:
The article explains how religious and linguistic diversity are integral to the growth and development of our society. And in what way we must preserve them.
Key demand of the question:
The question aims to bring out the essence and need for having religious and linguistic diversity.
Elucidate – Give a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the particular context. You must be defining key terms where ever appropriate, and substantiate with relevant associated facts.
Structure of the answer:
In first, explain what religiosity and linguistic diversity mean in Indian context.
One has to explain in detail that the majority principle militates against federalism. After all, to deny states and its people their own language is tantamount to erasing their cultural identity.
Then move on to explain how majoritarianism cannot replace diversity in terms of religion and language, later, examine the hypothesis that the indiscriminate use of the majoritarian principle leads to domination and prejudice.
Conclude with significance of diversity and need to recognize it against the concept of Majoritarianism.