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Sufism in India encompasses several distinctive features. The Sufi movement had a profound impact on Indian society during medieval times, promoting communal harmony, social equality, and a more inclusive approach to spirituality. Explain.

Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.

2. Sufism in India encompasses several distinctive features. The Sufi movement had a profound impact on Indian society during medieval times, promoting communal harmony, social equality, and a more inclusive approach to spirituality. Explain. (250 words)

Difficulty level: Moderate

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-2024 Secure timetable.

Key Demand of the question:

To write about the features of Sufi movement and its impact.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Begin by giving context of the origin and rise of Sufi movement

Body:

First, write about the various features of the Sufi movement – nature, austerity, liberalism, tolerance etc.

Next, write about the detailed impact of Sufi movement on contemporary society.

Conclusion:

Conclude by writing about the legacy of the Sufi movement.