DMPQ- Suggest some measures to curb the threats arise from the communalism.

. Communalism in India is used to denote the differences between the various religious groups and differences among the people of different communities. And generally it is used to catalyse communal violence between those groups. There is a need to reform the present criminal justice system, speedy trials and adequate compensation to the victims, may … Read more

DMPQ- . Discuss India’s major folk dances.

Bihu The Bihu dance is a folk dance from the Indian State of Assam related to the festival of Bihu. This Jogous dance is performed by both young men and women and is characterised by brisk dance steps, and rapid hand movement. Dancers wear traditionally colourful Assamese clothing. Bhangra Bhangra is a folk dance conducted … Read more

DMPQ- Sri Narayana Dharma Paripalana (SNDP) Movement in India

This movement was an example of a regional movement born out of conflict between the depressed classes and upper non-Brahmin castes. It was started by Sri Narayan Guru Swamy among the Ezhavas of Kerala, who were a caste of toddy trappers and were considered to be untouchables. The Ezhavas were the single largest caste group … Read more

DMPQ- Family as an institution is getting affected by the changes in society. Discuss the changes in the family and the causes of the changes.

Family is a smallest basic social unit which performs various functions like biological, psychological, economical etc. The form and the characteristics of the families are changing. Changes: Joint family to nuclear family. Concept of single mother, single father. Supreme court has given legal sanction to live in couple as family. The reasons for the changes … Read more

DMPQ: Spiritual tourism potential is largely untapped. Do you agree with the statement. Discuss the steps taken by the government to promote spiritual tourism.

Since the ancient times, India has been known as the Hub of several religions and practices. Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Jainism, Sikhism are the most popular religions in India. There have been significant centers for all these religions which are the places for the communal worship and social harmony. The Kings who had been ruling the … Read more

DMPQ-. According to many sociologists, in contemporary India, the traditional joint families are being replaced by functional joint families. What do you understand by functional joint families? Why such trend is on increase in recent years?

Features of Traditional joint family include common residence, common kitchen, common property and participation in common family worship etc. Indian family system since ancient period was basically traditional joint family system. However in recent years it has been replaced by functional joint family. Functional joint family, according to sociologist IP Desai, means a family where … Read more

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