Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the
present- significant events, personalities, issues.
1) What is meant by nonalignment? Why did most of the newly independent countries follow this policy?(250 words)
Key demand of the question
The question asks us to provide our understanding of non alignment – what it means, how was it practiced, its advantages and disadvantages. Thereafter we need to describe why many newly independent countries followed the path of non alignment.
Structure of the answer
Introduction – Briefly tell the history of non alignment. Mention Bandung Conference and the founding member.
Body – Explain non alignment along with the aspects highlighted above. Thereafter, your answer should focus on why countries chose non alignment.
Conclusion – Describe the impact this policy had on the countries and the world.