Q) “The Battle of Buxar proved to be a decisive struggle with far reaching political consequences in the destiny of India. Elucidate (10 marks, 150 words)
भारत के भविष्य में बक्सर का युद्ध दूरगामी राजनीतिक परिणामों वाला निर्णायक संघर्ष साबित हुआ। स्पष्ट कीजिए।”
Demand of the Question– The question demands understanding of important events like Battle of Buxar and its varied implication on the course of history.
Directive Word– The first part, though without any keywords demands establishing of the facts, with reasons and causes. Elucidate- This demands mentioning and describing in detail.
Structure of the Answer
Intro– Start my giving a timeline of the Battle of Buxar, and important events that led to this.
Body– In the first part, state the reasons as to why and how Battle of Buxar was a decisive struggle, what was its importance. In the second part, mention the political consequences and describe how they were far reaching.
Conclusion– Describe the importance of Battle of Buxar and how it paved the further history of India.
Part of Syllabus– GS Paper- 1- Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present significant events, personalities, issues