India as a Champion of Non-Violence – UPSC GS4

In the context of Ukraine-Russia conflict, India is facing a dilemma of Strategic interest Vs Human Rights / Values.
What should India, the land of Gandhi, do?
  • India must condemn and stand up against all violence irrespective of who is involved, what is happening and what the reason is.
  • India must be a role model for showing the world a non-violent path to justice by also practising what it preaches.
  • India should also show restraint by not being tempted to take up violence in the country.