Analysis Of World Before Woman

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In the documentary World Before Her, the stark contrasts of modern and traditional India are shown through the eyes of young women. One world shows the lengthy, painful, and often vain process that leads to being a contestant in the Miss India pageant, the other shows the strict and disciplined life of a member of the Durga Vahini, Indian nationalist women’s camp. Both sides of India, traditional and modern, face different issues revolving around the role of women in society but in very different ways. Traditional Indian values note that women’s roles are still apparent, however women are not societal leaders. In one scene, one of the leaders of the Durga Vahini camp is preaching to the young girls in the camp declaring that women should be …show more content…
With the recent election of Narendra Modi, the country has seen one of the biggest political uproars in its history, overthrowing the long established Congress. The BJP took 31% of India’s votes in comparison to Congress’s 19%. Modi and the BJP party won on the principles of keeping established traditions, while also revamping the country’s industry and cleaning the sacred and filthy Ganges River. He was popularly elected on the premise of promoting industry and getting urban city-dwellers to work so that India would be a true economic competitor. His promises to keep religion sacred, well also jumping economic growth, and opportunities for work were hugely important to his $1 billion campaign. This Article helped my understanding of International relations because it demonstrates the significance of religious fervor among the people of India. Modi’s party represents Indian nationalism and the promotion of their state. His desire to clean and rejuvenate the holiest river in India, give jobs to those in need, and generally make India better led to a huge sweep and political revolution from the old system. Through this example it is quite clear that strength in religious beliefs end in extraordinary changes due to the unity that religious nationalism promotes amongst its

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