Q) “Beneath the manifold diversity in India there is an underlying uniformity. In the light of the statement, discuss the various factors contributing to unity amidst cultural diversity in India. (15 marks, 250 words)
भारत में कई गुना विविधता के नीचे अंतर्निहित एकरूपता है। कथन के आलोक में, भारत में सांस्कृतिक विविधता के बीच एकता में योगदान देने वाले विभिन्न कारकों पर चर्चा करें।“
Demand of the Question– The question demands understanding of unity in diversity of India
Directive Word- Discuss- This keyword demands mentioning the details of features of unity of diversity, its strength and challenges in India.
Structure of the Answer
Intro– Define what is diversity, unity and then unity in diversity.
Body– Mention the features of the diversity and unity, separately. Give examples. Link them with to explain how unity contribute to cultural diversity. In second part, mention about its importance in India as democracy and challenges it faces. Give examples along with provisions and articles of the Constitution of India.
Conclusion- Conclude by suggesting measures to protect and enhance this unity in diversity for the better of the nation.
Part of Syllabus– GS Paper 1- Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India.