Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests
3. while drawing participants from countries that are at odds with each other, Raisina has emerged as an important global forum on geopolitics. Discuss. (250 words)
Why this question:
The article highlights the significance of Raisina dialogue as a global platform for geopolitics.
Key demand of the question:
Discuss in detail the significance of Raisina dialogue to India and the associated geopolitics.
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:
Briefly narrate about the Raisina platform.
Discuss in what way the Raisina dialogue has emerged as an important global forum on geopolitics.
Explain that Raisina has been successful in drawing participants from countries that are at odds with each other — US, China, Russia, Iran and the Gulf Arabs.
Bring out the growing international interest in India amidst its rapid economic growth in the new millennium and the recognition of its salience in shaping the future of international order.
Discuss the advantages of having such a forum from Indian perspective.
Conclude with way forward.