3) In the light of China’s model of a new order and the U.S.’s commitment to the existing order, do you think India can and should strive to establish its own new order? If yes, what should be its nature and priorities? Analyse.

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3) In the light of China’s model of a new order and the U.S.’s commitment to the existing order, do you think India can and should strive to establish its own new order? If yes, what should be its nature and priorities? Analyse. (250 Words)

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Why this question?

It’s a very important question. This article provides original perspective on India’s global role. Will be helpful  for essay too

Key demand of the question:

While briefly explaining existing global orders being led by USA and China, you should analyse what order India should strive to create (if it can) and  what should be its nature and priorities in this order. 

Directive Word:

Analyse: Question itself has four parts. Wherever necessary, divide these parts further into sub-parts and write your answer.   

Structure of Answer:

In the introduction write in 1-2 lines on unique position India has in providing the world with new global order without antagonising existing power structure. Also write India can and should create new order. 

Briefly explain in 3-4 lines existing orders led by the USA and China. 

In the body, divide answer into FOUR main parts as per question’s demand. First part to explain if India can establish new order; Second for giving reasons why India should; Third for describing nature, and Fourth for explaining priorities. Given article provides hints/pointers to all four dimensions. Emphasise more on sustainability, peace and security. 

In the conclusion, write in 2-3 lines giving a message that India has the potential, will and moral standing to set a new global order in the interest of the world.