Director: Shyam Benegal
Year of release: 2014
Theme: Making of the Constitution of India
UPSC LOUNGE Gyan:
There are 10 episodes- The First Step: Cabinet Mission To Objectives Resolution, Independence: A Divided Legacy, Independent India:
Righting Fundamental Wrongs with Fundamental Rights, People's Rights, Principles of Governance and Duties, Strengthening The Weak:
Minority, Women and Backward Rights, Whose Land Is It?: Land Reforms And Acquisition, Link Language: Hindi Or Hindustani, Federalism: Linking The States And The Centre, Three Pillars: Executive, Legislature, Judiciary, From Preamble to the Final Draft and beyond
This series shows how the constitution of the largest Democratic Republic in the world was created.
Know timeline, order of events, important personalities in each event. Try to visualize the event when you read the books. This will give more retention of subject
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Director: Puneet Sharma
Year of release: 2013
Theme: Indian history from 1947 to the present day
UPSC LOUNGE Gyan:
There are 26 episodes- Integration of princely states with India, Story of Hyderabad and Junagadh, Story of Kashmir, Story of Madras and Bombay, Hindu Code Bill, Sino-Indian War, Lal Bahadur Shastri, Indira Gandhi Becomes PM, Split in Congress Party, Story before Indo-Pakistani War of 1971, Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 and Birth of Bangladesh, 1975-77 State of Emergency in India, Story of Morarji Desai and Janata Party, Indira Gandhi back as PM and Operation Blue Star, Rajiv Gandhi becomes PM and Shah Bano case, Ayodhya dispute, Rajiv Gandhi and Bofors scandal, Mandal Commission, Rise of LTTE and Assassination of Rajiv Gandhi, Atal Bihari Vajpayee's 13 days government and India during 1996-98, Pokhran-II and Kargil War, 2002 Gujarat Riots and Fall of Vajpayee Government, Story of Sonia Gandhi and UPA-I Government, Scams in UPA government and anti-corruption movement, Untold stories of 6 decades of India.
GS- I Paper exclusively mentions “Post-independence Consolidation and Reorganization within the country”. All the above mentioned episodes are important from exam perspective.
Know timeline, order of events, social causes, political causes, economic causes for an event and their effects.