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The idea of planning in India was drawn from
(a) The Bombay plan
(b) Experiences of the Soviet bloc countries
(c) Gandhian vision of society
(d) Demand by peasant organisations
State the main arguments in the debate that ensued between industrialisation and agricultural development at the time of the Second Five Year Plan.
What was the major thrust of the First Five Year Plan? In which ways did the Second Plan differ from the first one ?
Study the passage given below and answer the questions that follow:
India adopted a democratic approach to the question of diversity. Democracy allows the political expressions of regional aspirations and does not look upon them as antinational. Besides, democratic politics allows parties and groups to address the people on the basis of their regional identity, aspiration and specific regional problems.
i. Which type of diversity exists in India?
ii. Name any two political parties that represent regional identity.
iii. Mention any one movement that expresses regional aspiration.
iv. How does democracy treat the regional issues and problem?