Topic: Indian Culture will cover the salient aspects of Art forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.
1) Discuss in detail the cultural contributions of Chalukyan dynasty.(250 words)
Why this question:
Inscriptions found on an ancient temple at Huligemmana Kolla near Pattadakalu in Karnataka have indicated that the place may have once been the royal burial site of the Chalukya dynasty.
Key demand of the question:
Bring out the cultural contributions of Chalukyan dynasty.
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:
In short explain the origin, expanse and general contributions of Chalukyas.
Explain who Chalukyas were.
Discuss their contributions to art and culture.
More specifically to the temple architecture, literature, society and religion.
Describe using examples of their contributions and highlight significance.
Conclude by reasserting significance of such cultural epitomes.