NCERT Solutions for Class 11 Political Science Political Theory Chapter 9

Peace Class 11

Chapter 9 Peace Exercise Solutions

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Exercise : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 142

Q1 :  

Do you think that a change towards a peaceful world, needs a change in the way people think? Can mind promote peace and is it enough to focus only on the human mind?


Answer :

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A change towards a peaceful world needs a change in the way people think for most conflicts arise in the minds of people. However, the mind by itself is insufficient to promote peace as the cause for violence also lies in the social structures. Thus, the creation of a peaceful society requires the elimination of structural violence.

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Q2 :  

A State must protect the lives and rights of its citizens. However, at times its own actions are a source of violence against some of its citizens. Comment with the help of some examples


Answer :

It is true that at times government's own actions are a source of violence against some of its citizens.

  • The Armed Forces Special Power Act, 1958 in Jammu and Kashmir, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura has been a source of violence against the citizens of these states.

  • The Act has resulted in large-scale violation of the rights of citizens under Articles 14, 19, 21, 22, and 25 of the Constitution.

  • The Act allows any officer of armed forces to arrest or shoot the person, use of force and to search any premise on the basis of suspicion.

  • The act also bestows legal immunity to the officials protecting them from prosecution.

  • Another example of state violence on civilians is related to land acquisition.

  • In the name of development, the state forcefully encroached upon the land of people in Nandigram and Singur in 2007.

  • When the civilians protested they had to face brutalities of police.

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Q3 :  

Peace can be best realised when there is freedom, equality and justice. Do you agree?


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Q4 :  

Use of violence does not achieve just ends in the long run. What do you think about this statement?


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Q5 :  

Differentiate between the major approaches, discussed in the chapter, to the establishment of peace in the world.


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