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Critically evaluate the 28-month long rule of Congress in the provinces. Do you think they took substantial measures and reforms to provide adequate reprieve to people of the country?

Topic: The Freedom Struggle — its various stages and important contributors/contributions from different parts of the country.

1.  Critically evaluate the 28-month long rule of Congress in the provinces. Do you think they took substantial measures and reforms to provide adequate reprieve to people of the country? (250 words)

Difficulty level: Tough

Reference: Insights on India

Why the question:

The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 1 and mentioned as part of Mission-2023 Secure timetable.

Key Demand of the question:

To write about the 28 of Congress rule in the province. Its successes and failures.

Directive word: 

Evaluate – When you are asked to evaluate, you have to pass a sound judgement about the truth of the given statement in the question or the topic based on evidence.  You must appraise the worth of the statement in question. There is scope for forming an opinion here.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Begin by mentioning the backdrop of formation of Congress ministries and wide and varied expectations of different sections of people from it.

Body:

Elaborate further on expectation from the diverse group of people. Their demands and expectations from INC. Briefly, mention the major demands from the various provinces.

In the next part, bring out the performance of congress in its 28 month short rule. In detail analyse how congress performed with respect to land reforms, labour reforms, Civil Liberties, Release of Political Prisoners, Press and Constructive work undertake by the Congress.

In the final part, mention the impediments to Congress rule and mention the shortcomings of it. Internal bickering, failure

Conclusion:

Conclude by writing a balanced opinion on congress ministries.