DMPQ- Differentiate between Kathakali and Kuchipudi.

Kathakali Kathakali is the classical dance form of Kerala. The word Kathakali literally means “Story-Play”. Kathakali is known for its heavy, elaborate makeup and costumes. In fact, the colorful and fascinating costumes of Kathakali have become the most recognized icon of Kerala. Kathakali is considered as one of the most magnificent theatres of imagination and … Read more

DMPQ- Write a note on the role of Dr Bheem Rao Ambedkar in the protective discrimination scheme or the reservation policy.

The real contribution of Ambedkar is reflected in the protective discrimination scheme or the reservation policy of the government envisaged under some provisions of Part III and many of Part IV dealing with the constitutional mandate to ameliorate the condition of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes and the other backward classes. Provisions like Article … Read more

DMPQ- Through light on the Upanishads Ideal of service .

 The Upanishadic Ideal of service is based on the concepts of Truth, Dharma and Yajna. Without comprehending these three concepts we cannot understand what we have come to recognise as service today – the most appealing and popular component of modern religions. Discovering the Satyam  Thousands of years ago, when humanity was still … Read more

DMPQ- Aurangzeb’s policy toward Rajputs.

Akbar’s diplomatic policy regarding the Rajputs was later damaged by the intolerant rules introduced by his great-grandson Aurangzeb. A prominent example of these rules included the re-imposition of Jaziya, which had been abolished by Akbar. However,despite imposition of Jaziya Aurangzeb’s army had a high proportion of Rajput officers in the upper ranks of the imperial … Read more

DMPQ- Write a short note on The three secrets of the Bhagavad-Gita.

The three secrets of the Bhagavad-Gita  Great scholars of the Bhagavad-Gita say that the scripture fundamentally deals with three primary teachings, which are called the three secrets.  The first secret is about duty. A person must do his duty according to his nature (swadharmacharana). The second truth is about the hidden Self.  … Read more

DMPQ-Explain Vesara style of architecture with examples.

Vesara style of architecture contains building in the Deccan region which are of hybridized style i.e. it contains both the elements of Nagara and Dravida architectural style. The vesara style came into existence after the mid 7th century. It was Patronised by Chalukya dynasty. Ravan Phadi cave, Aihole, Karnataka: The Ravan Phadi cave at Aihole is an example of … Read more

DMPQ- Name any two Pre Congress Association and Discuss about them in brief.

The political Associations and activities in pre-Congress period in India and abroad regarding the Indian freedom struggle made it mandatory to form an All-India Association that would lead the country against the foreign rulers. Example Zamindari Association, The Indian Association of Calcutta, The Bombay Presidency Association The Indian Association of Calcutta                Surendranath Banerjee and … Read more

DMPQ- Compare and contrast Asokan Pillar and Achaemenian Pillar.

  Asokan pillar Achaemenian Pillar. Smooth surface of Pillar Persian pillars are fluted Monolithic Built of separate segments Free standing pillar Were part of some larger architectural scheme, composed of too many parts shape and ornamentation of the Maurya lotus is different Lotus shape and orientation are different and independent animals carved are different. Use … Read more

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