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Subhas Chandra Bose’s legacy in India’s struggle for independence, rooted in anti-imperialism and socialism, remains relevant and influential in shaping contemporary discussions on nationalism, economic justice, secularism, and global solidarity. Discuss.

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

1. Subhas Chandra Bose’s legacy in India’s struggle for independence, rooted in anti-imperialism and socialism, remains relevant and influential in shaping contemporary discussions on nationalism, economic justice, secularism, and global solidarity. Discuss. (250 words)

Difficulty level: Easy

Reference: Indian Express.Insights on India

Why the question:

January 23 is the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, observed as ‘Parakram Divas’ (Day of Valour) in the country.

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.