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Discuss the contributions of Subhas Chandra Bose towards India’s struggle for Independence.  What message does his legacy have for the present day?

Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues.

1. Discuss the contributions of Subhas Chandra Bose towards India’s struggle for Independence.  What message does his legacy have for the present day? (250 words)

Difficulty level: Moderate

Reference: Indian ExpressInsights on India

Why the question:

A 28-ft black granite statue of Subhas Chandra Bose was unveiled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at India Gate on Thursday (September 8) evening. The statue is placed under the Grand Canopy of the monument and has been inaugurated along with the Kartavya Path, formerly known as Rajpath.

Key Demand of the question:

To write about steps taken by Bose towards National freedom and his present-day legacy.

Directive word: 

Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you must debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You must give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Begin by giving a brief intro of Subhas Chandra Bose and his way of politics.

Body:

First, in detail, mention the various approach taken by Bose towards Indian freedom after resigning from Indian Civil Service.

Next, mention the various measures towards national reconstruction and his socialistic tendencies to achieve the same.

Conclusion:

Conclude by writing about his legacy in the present day.