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“Gandhi’s martyrdom was his final sacrifice in his Altar for Hindu-Muslim harmony. “Elucidate.

Topic:  Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in-human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics – in private and public relationships. Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of Government strives to have a workforce which reflects gender balance and women candidates are encouraged to apply. Family society and educational institutions in inculcating values.

6.“Gandhi’s martyrdom was his final sacrifice in his Altar for Hindu-Muslim harmony. “Elucidate. (250 words)

Reference: Indian Express

Why this question:

The question is based on the philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi and the sacrifices he made to ensure Hindu-Muslim harmony.

Key demand of the question:

The answer must discuss the contributions of Mahatma Gandhi to the Hindu-Muslim harmony of the country.


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:


Explain Gandhi’s strong belief in – “To be ready even to lay down one’s life for true welfare”.


The article discusses in detail the Gandhian philosophy and the essence of it. One should take cues and explain the significance of such life lessons in preserving the religious harmony of the country. Quote situations where Gandhi applied these principles and highlight the significance.


Conclude by reasserting the significance of such key philosophy.