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India has addressed the China factor well and must now continue its efforts to curb the global health crisis. Elucidate.

Topic:  Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.

5.  India has addressed the China factor well and must now continue its efforts to curb the global health crisis. Elucidate.(250 words)

Reference:  The Hindu Business Line

Why this question:

The question is around the fact that India has handled the case of the outbreak well so far and has addressed the China factor.

Key demand of the question:

One has to elaborate on how India must now continue its efforts to curb the global health crisis.

Directive:

Elucidate – Give a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the particular context. You must be defining key terms where ever appropriate, and substantiate with relevant associated facts.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Briefly explain the role played by China in containing the situation; highlight its initial failures.

Body:

  • To start with, explain how the world would have been better prepared to handle the crisis if China had acted more urgently and transparently. Talk about the factor of ‘Responsible governance’ in association with China. Take hints from the article and explain the China factor, role played by India in the grave situation of the pandemic.

Conclusion:

Conclude by reasserting the good work that India is doing and managing and suggest way forward.