Different castes look to the benefit of their own castes. Linguistic tensions are manifested in the borders which are bilingual.
However, this must not imply that English is useless for us. As matter of fact, the national level politics has recognized the existence of regional and cultural identities and the Central Government has even provided legal sanctions.
Earlier we have already referred to the importance of education in national integration.
This kind of integration is very important in the building of a strong and prosperous nation. The account of the unity of India should not be taken to mean that we have always had a smooth sailing in matters of national unity, with no incidents of caste, communal or religious riots.
A host of interrelated factors have disrupted efforts to achieve goals of equality and social justice as well as building of a nation-state. We have already stated earlier that some persons harbor doubts regarding political unity of India.
New slogans were raised and the spirit of fellow feeling and co-operation was substituted by forces that began to play and interplay.
This is prevalent since and no political party is free from this narrow bias. It is the result of narrow-mindedness, prejudice, and lack of knowledge of other religions.
Another bond which bounded the people was the subjugation under the British. One of the major social problems of India in the 80s has been the communal divide problem. Through education we may give the necessary motivations to children, i.
Regionalism is also an obstacle on the way of national integration. It is also essential to impart education in the mother tongue for quick and easy learning for the convenience of the people of a State it is also necessary to carry on official work in it.
For this the backward classes and the minority people should be accordcd special assistance for their general uplift. While demanding a separate State, people, involved in this movement argue that the rich natural resources of the area have been drained out to benefit others. It is to mention that the nation-building came to be challenged by the eruption of ethnic conflicts.Obstacles in National Integration.
India is a country with innumerable diversities, an entity composed of many communities, races classes, languages and subcultures. In any such nation, there are many obstacles to the achievement of national integration.
Obstacles to National Integration 1) Communalism The greatest menace to the national solidarity of a country is communalism. 2) Lack of national character In India, at every step disruptive tendencies such as adultration in food and beverages and even in life-saving drugs, bribery, black-marketing, smuggling etc are prevalent.
CHALLENGES TO NATIONAL INTEGRATION There is immense importance of national integration India. Integration means combination of parts into a whole. India is a country consisting of a number of regions.
If the regions remain united. In spite of regional, linguistic, religious and ethnic differences dividing India into apparently irreconcilable social groups, we too have found India one and united.
Casteism. The discrimination on the basis of Caste and class is a major. In spite of regional, linguistic, religious and ethnic differences dividing India into apparently irreconcilable social groups, we too have found India one and united.
Casteism The discrimination on the basis of Caste and class is a major. The obstacles to national unity Racial Inequality, Social Inequality, Religious inequality etc (1) Regionalism/ Separatism (it) Linguism (iii) Casteism and (‘v) communalism.Download