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Do you think India needs to re-orient its foreign policy to face the challenge of increasing Chinese influence in South Asian region? Analyse.

Topic:  India and its neighborhood- relations.

4. Do you think India needs to re-orient its foreign policy to face the challenge of increasing Chinese influence in South Asian region? Analyse.(250 words)

Reference: The Hindu

Why this question:

The editorial highlights the Myanmar’s growing dependence on China.

Key demand of the question:

Discuss in detail why and how India needs to re-orient its foreign policy to face the challenge of increasing Chinese influence in South Asian region.

Directive:

Analyze – When asked to analyse, you have to examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them as a whole in a summary.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Start with the fact that Myanmar in recent times seems to have abandoned its earlier stance of non-alignment in favor of closer relations with China.

Body:

One has to explain in detail the implications of China-Myanmar bonhomie; like the Increase in China’s influence in domestic politics etc.

Discuss the impact of it on India; Increasing Chinese influence in India’s immediate and extended neighborhood could affect India’s interests in future.

Explain the changes that India should fold in to address the upcoming threat.

Conclusion:

Conclude with what India should do to tackle the situation.