Topic: India and its neighborhood- relations.
2) In the light of inactive SAARC and strained relationship between India and Pakistan, can China become a part of the solution, rather than being perceived as a part of the India-Pakistan problem? Analyse. (250 Words)
Why this question?
Yesterday there was a question on SAARC and BIMSTEC. Today’s question is about CPEC and how it can help in better India-Pakistan-China relations. Important for Mains.
Key demand of the question:
Analyse how India and Pakistan use China’s influence to better relations between them.
Analyse: Divide answer into many parts and analyse. Comment wherever necessary.
Structure of Answer:
In the introduction write 2-3 lines on necessity for establishing peace in South Asia and improving relations among Pakistan, India and China in the interest of their populations.
In the body, divide answer 3-4 main parts. In this answer, within these main parts (Connectivity – CPEC, Geopolitics etc), based on article, argue why China can be a solution.
In the conclusion, comment why in the long-term better relations would be mutually beneficial. You may also write about need for foresightedness in Indian diplomacy.
Tip: Relevant facts are backbone of any answer. Include them appropriately to fetch more marks.