The UPSC exam question was, “What are the challenges to the cultural practices in the name of Secularism?” The question stunned many.
New Delhi-A question asked in this year’s UPSC exam has created a huge controversy. The question supposed to be answered by the aspirants of the Indian civil services asks them to list out the challenges “Secularism” poses to our cultural practices. T
The UPSC exams are conducted to recruit candidates for top posts in the country’s administration. UPSC conducts these exams every year across the country, and this year the mains exam is scheduled from September 20 to 29.
Several people on Twitter have reacted to the questions. Former IAS officer who recently quit the services, Kannan Gopinath said, “Indian secularism is a positive concept, taking along and encouraging all the cultural practices while instilling a scientific temper against superstitions and harmful practices, this would have been the first sentence of my answer!”