Q) “What have been the key challenges in the India−Bangladesh relationship? Briefly outline the steps taken by India to overcome this. (15 marks, 250 words)
भारत-बांग्लादेश संबंधों में प्रमुख चुनौतियाँ क्या रही हैं? इस पर काबू पाने के लिए भारत द्वारा उठाए गए कदमों का संक्षेप में वर्णन कीजिए।”
Demand of the Question– The question demands understanding of history of India-Bangladesh relationship, issues in the relationship and the initiatives to improve the engagements.
Directive Word– What- It demands listing of the challenges. Briefly outline- It demands mentioning and giving a gist of the initiatives.
Structure of the Answer
Intro– Give an overview of India’s relationship with Bangladesh and recent engagement.
Body– Mention about the important issues that create challenges in India-Bangladesh relation. Provide important multi-dimensional aspects with respect to it as India’s neighbor, World, South Asia, and Indian Ocean Region. In the next part, state the importance of Bangladesh in India’s International Relation and link it with the next part. In the final part, mention the important engagements, and recent initiatives and future perspectives of it.
Conclusion– State the importance of Bangladesh in India’s International Relation profile, and mention how India can engage in a better way.
Part of Syllabus– GS Paper 2- India and its neighborhood- relations.