Salient Features of Indian Society

Superstitions – UPSC GS1

Critically analyse the causes and consequences of continuing practice of superstitions in India. (200 Words) Causes: Lack of education makes people unaware about the scientific reasons behind happening of an event. People believe that superstitions have ancient meanings, so they should adhere to these because wise forefathers have developed them. Linking superstition with god which …

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Caste System in India – UPSC GS1

How did post – independent India try to address discrimination based on caste which was more prevalent at that time. (200 Words) The fight to undo the historic injustice inflicted upon the lower castes in India has continued for centuries. However, post-independence, many steps were taken to address the prevalent discrimination Constitution provides Fundamental rights …

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