CLASS 12TH India's Foreign Policy
The Policy Of Non Alignment
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose created Indian National army INA formed in 1942 during World war II.
This army connected India and overseas Indians during the freedom struggle.
During cold war India remain away from two blocks and adopted the policy of non alignment.
The first PM Jawaharlal Nehru played a crucial role in setting National agenda as he was his own foreign minister from 1946 to 1964.
The Three Objectives of Nehru's foreign policy were:
To preserve the heart on sovereignty
To protect territorial integrity
To promote rapid economic development.
Nehru wished to achieve these objectives through the strategy of non alignment.
He was criticized for not adopting the policy of US by leaders like Dr Ambedkar.
Distance From Two Camps
The US led North Atlantic treaty organisation.
The Soviet led Warsaw pact came into existence.
India advocated non alignment as a ideal foreign policy approach.