Politics In India Since Indepen

Book: Politics In India Since Indepen

Chapter: 7. Rise of Popular Movements

Subject: Social Science - Class 12th

Q. No. 2 of Exercises

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Some of the statements below are incorrect. Identify the incorrect statements and rewrite those with necessary correction:

(a) Social movements are hampering the functioning of India’s democracy.


(b) The main strength of social movements lies in their mass base across social sections.


(b) Social movements in India emerged because there were many issues that political parties did not address.

(a) Social movements are hampering the functioning of India’s democracy.


Rewritten – Social movements involve a gradual and evolving process of coming together of different people from all walks of life with similar problem and raise voice against injustice.


(c) Social movements in India emerged because there were many issues that political parties did not address.


Rewritten – Social movements in India emerged to reduce the possibility of deep social conflict and alienation of groups from democracy. They raised many issues that concerned their social and political life like the dalits and the minority people to different political parties.


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