Topic: Role of civil services in a democracy.
1. The phenomenon of ‘politicisation of the civil service’ is rising in India. Comment.(250 words)
Reference: Governance by Lakshmikant
Why this question:
The question is based on the theme of role of civil services in a democracy.
Key demand of the question:
Explain the context of politicisation of civil services in India.
Comment– here we have to express our knowledge and understanding of the issue and form an overall opinion thereupon.
Structure of the answer:
Briefly quote the importance of civil services.
The question is straight forward one has to discuss the factors responsible for politicisation of the civil service’ in India. Explain what you understand by politicisation of the civil service. Discuss why it is on rise.
Conclude by suggesting solutions to address the issue.