For July 2012 and January 2013 Sessions
EPS -12: Government and Politics in India
SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES INDIRA GANDHI NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY MAIDAN GARHI, NEW DELHI-110068
ELECTIVE COURSE IN POLITICAL SCIENCE EPS-12: GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS IN INDIA Dear Student, As explained to you in the Programme Guide, you will have to do a Tutor Marked Assignment (TMA) for each of the elective courses in Political Science. This booklet has Tutor Marked Assignment for the Elective Course EPS-12: Government and Politics in India. Before attempting the assignment, please read the instructions provided in the Programme Guide sent to you separately. It is important that you write answers to all TMA questions in your own words. Your answer should be within the word limit set for a particular section. The assignment is divided into three sections. Submission of the completed assignment:
Admission batch For the students admitted in July 2012 For the students admitted in January 2013
Last date of submission 31st March, 2013
Place of submission Co-ordinator of the student’s study centre Co-ordinator of the student’s study centre
COURSE: GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS IN INDIA (EPS-12) TUTOR MARKED ASSIGNMENT TMA Course Code: EPS-12 Assignment Code: Asst/TMA/2012-13 Marks: 100 Answer questions in each category. Write the answers in your own words. SECTION-I A) DCQ: Answer any two of the following in about 500 words each. 20x2 1. 2. 3. 4. Discuss the impact of colonialism on Indian peasantry. Analyse the impact of liberalisation on the peasant movement in India. Explain the reasons for introduction of the special provisions for North-East India. Critically evaluate the working of the coalition politics in India. SECTION-II B) MCQ: Answer any four of the following in about 250 words each. 12x4 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Discuss the main features of dalit movement during the 1950s and...