Rise of Regional Blocs Threatens Independent Nations like India

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Jivi said:   1 decade ago
It is not India is divided into many regional states. But India is formed by uniting different linguistic groups/race. We integrated on mutual understanding framework which is defined in the constitution. Our's federal system. If you don't divide states based on language then you can't unit. Unity will come by following our constitutions and understanding our duties more than our rights. Most of the Indian think about their rights. But one major duty respecting regions comes then most problem will be solved.

First let us understand what problem will be there if you don't divide based on language. First thing language is most important. Otherwise we can't communicate and our life won't progress. If my language is x but my capital is in region why and most of powerful people belongs to region y, then I can't communicate and I need to undergo discrimination.

Then to resolve following frameworks are worked out.

1. States will be formed based on language.

2. But There will be a common language which is nothing but hindi. Every state will Learn hindi in same time when other state people migrates then they need to respect local language and learn it.

3. But later, south part felt english is can be common language. So hindi and english become a common language.

After this we came to common agreement and most of the regional state (except tamilnadu) showed enthusiasm to implement hindi as common language (national language is not right word, According constitution all are national language).

Now let us understand current situation and problem.

1. Linguistic states performed better. But hindi speaking states failed to perform and they started to migrate heavily on other states. Main reason to fail is most of Political power stayed with hindi speaking and they become non-accountable. We started to convince ourself that we all are Indian. Main time we forgot that each state is accountable for the resource they had and they need to perform.

2. After migration people showed reluctant to learn local language which is the important reason to bring disharmony in to the framework. We forgot our duty as Indian to respect local culture/language and become bully to convince local people that hindi is a national language. Respect for implementing hindi is not encouraged but when small issues related to language happened those are given more importance instead of encouraging good things.

3. Some point central govt started to please some linguistic states and did not encouraged/supported who implemented hindi as common language.

4. Some states students needs to learn 3 language and some states needs to learn 2 language. This is a discrimination.

Solution (My personal view) :

1. Each state has to develop and should have a goal to improve the people conditions.

2. We should achieve migration needs between states for skillful people not labor worker. Migration for skillful people required to achieve Indian growth. Migration for labour shows unequal growth and wastage of states resources.

3. Every states need to implement 3 language system. Migrants should learn local language as third language. This should not be considered for awarding rank will be considered for passing. There should not be discrimination between central and state. If you tell migrants which does not stay for long time end up learning more language is problem then village people learning hindi as a third language is also same. I assume migrants has more income and can support tuitions. So when Village counterparts can take challenge of learning hindi why can't others.

4. After all these some state can become reluctant to implement hindi as common language. In this case states which are implementing hindi as common language must have grace mark/reservation in central govt job.

5. Final and most let us all perform duty of respecting local language when we migrate. Then we have right to migrate. Our constitution has given rights to move to any state and mean time it also asked to respect local languages.

6. If resource creates disputes. Make it national resources.

7. Create environment such that each states has good number of migrants from most of other states, so that no state can afford to have a dispute. This calls for development in each states.
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Ankita agarwal said:   1 decade ago
Creation of regional block implies carving out an area out of the country based on the culture of the people of that area, the languages they speak and the customs they follow.

India is a secular country and is known all over the world for its varied culture, customs, etc. It is this unity among the Indians that separate the country from the rest of the world.

Dividing India into regional blocks would certainly hamper the very preamble of our constitution which talks about national integrity. New states may face numerous problems of terrorism, water, electricity distribution, etc.

The political parties supporting creation of separate states on the basis of religion, etc. Actually have selfish motive. They are following the policy of divide and rule which, as history testifies has had a demeaning effect on the Indians.

Having said that, we cannot ignore the fact that there may be certain groups within a state which might feel that their interests is not significantly represented. For example, the Gorkhas in northern West Bengal are demanding a separate state based on this very argument. However, rather than dividing the state, the government might come out with better prospects.

One such measure may be to take steps to improve quality of living of such people, provide them better education, healthcare, etc. Besides, as advocated by Subash Ghising (the leader of National Liberation Front for Gorkhland) , the particular regions can be given special status under schedule 6 of the Indian constitution. This would not only resolve the problem of the so called "neglected communities", but would also maintain the unity of the nation.

If the supporters of regional blocks can take every steps to create a separate state, they could also fight for improving the conditions of these communities, thus making them a part of our very own country "India".
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MS Khan said:   1 decade ago
I don't think so. Regional blocs due to change of culture and its importance can be created. We are living in 21st century and we should look at the problem for that point of view. Few years before we have created new states in form of Uttranchal, Chattisgarh and Jharkhand. The mass of these area were different from the whole state dut to cultural differences, language, development etc. Due to creation of these new blocs we have seen a significant improvement and development which were earlier not visible being with the bigger state like UP, MP and Bihar. The govt has money but do not have resources at state level to get the job done. Now samller state will have their own reqmt and which will be met with great enthusiasm. The undevloped area of Chattisgarha and Jharkhand has noticed devlopemnt in field of infrasturcute, medical facilities and education which were earlier deprived of these facilities. These new states have almost no differences with the state from whom they have fell apart. Now the Telangana problem has come up which should be delath with the same frame of mind. The telangana people have not received the development as like rest of the Andhra Pradesh. The area being costal is neglected and also is differenct from rest of the AP keeping in vies the cultural background. the creation of Telangana will not be a problem if the issue is finalised amicably. The separation of state is not a major problem but the problem is a firm command in the centre to look after the affairs and have a co-operation with state govt. Since we are republic of India and follow one constitution there will be no problem unless of until we are devied on the base of religions as was done by British when they created India and Pak.
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Katkam said:   1 decade ago
The rise of regional blocks representing particulars areas give rise to narrow thinking confined to their regions or development. Names of regional blocks indicating the linguistic division of the people are not only harmful to the region but also integrity of the country. Election Commission is approving the names of dividing the country into small units for example Telugu Desam (Telugu country). It is not understandable how that name has got clearance from Election Commission. In Tamil Nadu also there are many parties representing regional blocks. So unity and integrity of the country is at stake like how water war are being fought by States expressing selfish interests bypassing other states interests. Political parties are gaining selfish interests exploiting regional disparities. The Central Govt should take some subjects as union matter like Electricity and Irrigation. These matters of Electricity and Irrigation must be used for the whole parts of India such as where irrigation and electricity is deficient from the surplus states. Election Commission should ban regional parties. Instead national parties should be encouraged. The nomenclature of parties are such that indicate the division of the country into pieces. Unified Laws will be implemented throughout the country.
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Adah khan said:   7 years ago
I think language never divides us. It is just a medium of instruction. But on another side our religious thinking divides us. Please search and you will find that never ever a single war is fought between Hindus and Muslims on the basis of religion. In Islam Jang-e-Azeem etc war was fought between two ideologies. One group claim that they ate Muslim but they don't believe in Muhammad, and other groups claims that they are Muslims and they are firm supporter of Muhammad. Thus these two ideology lead toward war between them. However, both claim themselves as Muslim.

In Hindus, it is also a fact that Ravan was a Hindu and back of Shivaji but due to his wrong ideology he fought a war with Bhagavan Ram.

Thus think that nobody is responsible for differentiation whether it is language, religion, or caste etc but only and only our ideology and at modern times even a well-educated person also acts as a robot. We are misused by our politicians. They let remain an area poor for their own sake. And also develop it for their benefits and gain profit.

So I don't think that states should be made because a new state can be formed but territories can't be decreased and population what's about it.
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Abhik said:   1 decade ago
Yes I agree that it is a threat and that also very much specific to India. To begin with we need to keep it in mind that being a multi-regional country somewhere or the other it was on the card. Coming to the question of threat, it will make the country weaker than ever. If we consider the time of our independence there also we got divided in two regions hence two independent nations were born- India Pakistan. And now we can see all these troubles is being caused because of that.

The more regional division means more groups to fight among themselves which ultimately deprive the country from peace and progress, as the saying goes "United we stand divided we fall".

To wrap up I would say that this is not IPL that we can enjoy the healthy competition, this is something involves our very own nation and its future. Regional blocks can create new problems only and to make out solution we have to work as a nation.
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Sayantani said:   1 decade ago
Yes I agree that it is a threat and that also very much specific to India. To begin with we need to keep it in mind that being a multi-regional country somewhere or the other it was on the card. Coming to the question of threat, it will make the country weaker than ever. If we consider the time of our independence there also we got divided in two regions hence two independent nations were born- India Pakistan. And now we can see all these troubles is being caused because of that.

The more regional division means more groups to fight among themselves which ultimately deprive the country from peace and progress, as the saying goes "United we stand divided we fall".

To wrap up I would say that this is not IPL that we can enjoy the healthy competition, this is something involves our very own nation and its future. Regional blocks can create new problems only and to make out solution we have to work as a nation.
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Bunty said:   1 decade ago
Dear All,

I feel the subdivision of existing states should not be encouraged without proper analysis and research on the underlying reason. This is because, there are certain states that that very big in size for administrators to manage them efficiently. This often leads to negligence to certain regions within to state and mismanagement of allocated resources. Examples being, Telangana in AP, Gorkhaland in WB etc.

But again, there are rising forces that demand division of states on the basis of culture, religion and language. These forces should be opposed vehemently as these are the brainchild of hypocritical politicians with malicious motives. Such divisions can lead to rivalry between states, fight for central resources, affect the national integrity as a whole.

Hence, I propose that IAS officers should perform a thorough research and investigation before arriving to any conclusion.
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Angika said:   1 decade ago
Let's keep corruption aside for a while and focus on the problem like regionalism and cast-ism. The problem is not new one but from many decades it persists. No matter how much we are educated or aware but still 95 percent of population are having soft corner for the person who is from their cast or region. Britisher's had ruled us by the divide and rule policy. And history is repeating itself. The politicians are tactfully dividing us for their own benefits.

We need to understand that we are Indian first. And we should not support any individual who is dividing and favouring the division.

I don't think that the existing states should be divided to maintain the law n order. Every state is well equipped and having lot of fund to tackle any situation. Politicians are in favour of making new seats as they want to be the ministers and can fill there pockets and account with lot of money.
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Albert T Abraham said:   1 decade ago
HHi, to me for all this our foreign policy is responsible that means we made a 3 front which exist, then we made out ourself as very peace seeking and tolerant country. These basic aspect of our country has made us to be worse country in world when it comes to our foreign policy as well as other countries policy towards our nation. The other aspects are our internal problems like Corruption, State Wise population, distribution in Ration, . , poor health policy (in states like AP, UP and other north eastern states. ,) , poor planning in all sectors ie without any vision eg pwd road made then comes the pipeline then sewage. Then dig in for making up the electric line underground. Other thing is all the LAW written only for poor. Politics.

All these things directly or indirectly affects our nation and policies.

God Bless Republic Nation Of India.
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