Q.2) Comprehensive geographical connectivity is key to the development of North Eastern states. Discuss.

Why this Question:

Recently PM Modi has virtually launched water connectivity projects in Assam. 

Key Demand of the Question:

Explain how the Northeast has been left out of mainland India due to lack of connectivity and how connectivity can solve a lot of problems in the area.


Discuss- back up the answer by carefully selected evidence to make a case for and against an argument, or point out the advantages and disadvantages of the given context and finally arrive at a conclusion.


Give an introduction about the importance of the Northeast region for India.


In the first part, explain how the development of the North Eastern region has been limited due to lack of connectivity. 

In the next part, highlight how the connectivity can solve a huge set of problems of the north eastern states- employment, sense of alienation, insurgency, etc.


Conclude with a way forward.