Chapter 5

NCERT
Class 10
Political Science
Solutions
6. What are the social movements listed in these news clippings? What efforts are they making? Which sections are they trying to mobilise?

Question:

What are the social movements listed in these news clippings? What efforts arethey making? Which sections are they trying to mobilise?

Answer:

(i) The social movements listed in the news clippings given above are – social audit of government accounts, RTI activist’s movement for fair play in PDS, M.P. tribal seek their rights on forest land, KSSP for ADB loans and social audit of government accounts.

(ii)The organizations mentioned above are making the following efforts to mobilize a particular section:

  • Social Organisations are making an effort to check the account and other activities to uncover irregularities in Rajasthan. They are mobilizing the general public to come out and take this responsibility.
  • RTI activists are making efforts to raise the issue of muscle and money power in ruling the PDS. RTI activists are trying to mobilise the poor section of the society who are not getting their due from the PDS system.
  • M.P. Tribals : are making efforts to seek full right on forest land and are also opposing displacement from the area. They are mobilizing the tribal people to come out and take initiative for their birth right on forest land.
  • KSSP : is putting pressure on the bank officials to follow transparency in the distribution of ADB loans.

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