Topic: Security challenges and their management in border areas; linkages of organized crime with terrorism.
6) Trace the changed security situation in Jammu and Kashmir and discuss the road ahead post the recent landmark political changes. (250 words)
Why this question:
The question is in the backdrop of recent scrapping of article 370 and the effect it has on the security front in Kashmir.
Key demand of the question:
The answer must trace the security situation in Kashmir and in what way the dynamics have been changing around the state.
Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.
Structure of the answer:
Begin with brief upon what were the issues I the past to current.
Discussion should include the following:
Explain first that the volatile security scenario in J&K is a manifestation of Pakistan’s proxy war with India, combined with the unsettled political issues of the state.
Explain the causative factors of challenges on security on various fronts.
Discuss the possible solutions.
Conclude with way forward.