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3) Internal migration is recurrently associated with the growing anti-migrant politics. Discuss with suitable examples.(250 words)

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3) Internal migration is recurrently associated with the growing anti-migrant politics. Discuss with suitable examples.(250 words)

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Why this question:

‘Migration’ in recent times has been a hotly debated issue across the world and the rising anti-migrant sentiments across have also been gathering much attention.

Key demand of the question:

One must discuss in detail the association of internal migration with growing anti-migration politics with suitable examples.

Directive:

DiscussThis 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:

Introduction: 

First quote some data/statistics justifying the context of the question, say – As per the census, the level of urbanization in India has increased from 27.81% in 2001 to 31.16% in 2011. Census 2011 pegs the total number of internal migrants in the country (accounting for inter- and intra-state movement) at a staggering 139 million.

Body:

Explain migration as a concept.

Discuss what are the nuances of internal migration – pros and cons.

Establish what link internal migration shares with anti-migration politics.

Explain the positives that migrants bring with them, and then explain the vulnerabilities they face.

Use suitable examples ranging from Brexit case to the NRC of Assam to the internal migrations being witnessed in the country.

Conclusion:

Conclude with way forward.

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