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“Remember, no one is stopping you from lighting a lamp in a dark night.” – Harivansh Rai Bacchan

Topic: Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers, and administrators;

7. What does this quote means to you? (150 words)

“Remember, no one is stopping you from lighting a lamp in a dark night.” – Harivansh Rai Bacchan

Difficulty level: Easy

Why the question:

The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4 and part of ‘Quotes Wednesdays’ in Mission-2023 Secure.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Begin by explaining the literal meaning of the quote.

Body:

Elaborate upon the quote, how in extreme darkness too there can be hope. Cite examples to substantiate.

Next, write about factors that stop one from lighting a lamp (i.e taking action) during harsh times. Substantiate with examples.

Then, mention how one should move forward and move towards the light.

Conclusion:

Summarise by highlighting the importance of the quote in the present day.