(JKPSC) Write a note on collective memory as India’s valuable intangible heritage.

Write a note on collective memory as India’s valuable intangible heritage. [150 words] (10) Collective memory is the shared knowledge, beliefs, and practices of a particular community or society. It is an important part of India’s valuable intangible heritage, as it shapes the identity and culture of a particular group. Collective memory is often passed … Read more

Bring out the causes for more frequent landslides in the Himalayas than in the Western Ghats.  (10mark) (150words) 

Landslides are mass movements of soil or rock along mountain slopes caused by natural or man-made factors. Studies show that more than 12 percent of the land area in the country is susceptible to landslides. Landslides incidentally are the third most deadly natural disaster on earth with $400 billion being spent annually on landslide disaster … Read more

[Solved] Elaborate on the literary contributions of the Gupta dynasty?

Elaborate on the literary contributions of the Gupta dynasty. Answer The Gupta Dynasty was one of the most influential empires in India’s history, ruling between 320-550 CE. During this time, the Gupta Empire was known for its remarkable art, literature, science, and mathematics achievements. The Gupta Dynasty had a significant impact on the development of … Read more

[Solved] Highlight the differences between the two branches of Indian music- Hindustani and Carnatic systems. Do you think technology is ruining Indian classical music?

Hindustani and Kamatak music developed into two independent systems of music emerging from the same, single source- Vedas. India had one system of music throughout the country till about the 13th century. Haripala, for the first time, mentioned the terms Hindustani and Carnatic (Carnatic) music. With the advent of Muslim rule in the North, the … Read more

World War I

World War One started in 1914 after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria. It is also known as the Great War. Factors responsible  The primary cause of World War 1 was the death of Archduke Franz of Austria. Due to this murder, Austria-Hungary declared battle on Serbia. Russia entered this fight due to … Read more

Commercialization of agriculture under British Rule

The replacement of food crops by the cash crops is called commercialization of agriculture. The commercialization of agriculture is carried out by keeping the market needs in mind because the production is not carried for self consumption. Factors and forces The commercialization of agriculture was the result of the establishment of British rule in India. … Read more

Jain architecture

Jain architecture is an offshoot of Hindu and Buddhist styles. In the initial years, many Jain temples were made adjoining the Buddhist temples following the Buddhist rock-cut style. Initially these temples were mainly carved out of rock faces and the use of bricks was almost negligible. However, in later years Jains started building temple-cities on … Read more

Bhakti & Sufi Movement

Sufism is the mystical movement against orthodox practice in Islam, while the Bhakti movement refers to the trend in medieval Hinduism that sought to bring religious reforms by adopting the method of devotion to achieve salvation. Similarities between bhaktism and Sufism were: The Bhakti and Sufi movements showed the people that the existence of God … Read more