Topic:Linkages between development and spread of extremism.
5) Extremism originating from the region can be fought successfully if the historical and sociological reasons for it are suitably addressed. Do you agree? Elucidate. (250 words)
Why this question:
The article brings out a report that highlights the fact that Pakistan
failed to “significantly limit” Punjab militant outfits like the Lashkar
And the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) which has posed significant threats to India’s security interests.
Key demand of the question:
One has to explain in what way extremism originating from the region can be fought successfully if the historical and sociological reasons for it are suitably addressed.
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 brief highlight the situation.
First explain what the reasons for increased militancy are in this region.
Discuss that Political marginalization, weak governance, economic neglect and glaring income inequity are also some of the main reason violent extremism in this region.
Discuss what needs to be done to overcome it.
Conclude with solutions.