Q.2)The recent situations along the LAC have presented India to the possibility of a joint threat from China and Pakistan. Critically evaluate.

Why this question:

Tensions along the LAC have not yet eased down.

Key demand of the question:

Threats to Indian security from China and Pakistan and the effect it has on India. Also provide the approach that should be adopted by India.


Critically evaluate - Give your verdict as to what extent a statement or findings within a piece of research are true, or to what extent you agree with them. Provide evidence taken from a wide range of sources which both agree with and contradict an argument. Come to a final conclusion, basing your decision on what you judge to be the most important factors and justify how you have made your choice.


Write about the ties India shares with China.


In the first part, write about the recent situations along the LAC that have strained its ties with India. Also highlight the steps taken by China that undermines India’s security and sovereignty.

In the next part, write about the growing relations between China and Pakistan with the help of examples such as CPEC, Gwadar Port, Military cooperation between them, etc. Mention the possibility of a joint threat from both of them and the strategy that India should adopt in dealing with such a situation.


Conclude with a way forward.