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This should draw our attention to the current epidemic of an increasingly large number of institutions under various ministries, particularly those of Culture and of Information and Broadcasting (I&B), which have been made into pocket..(1)..the Modi regime. The obvious tactic is to install a person at the top who has no other distinguishing feature except possible..(2)..the secretive and insidious RSS (Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh) or a chronic and demonstrable devotion to Mr. Modi. This is strategically followed by stuffing the governing council or executive committee or advisory board with ‘yes’ men or women.
Over the last two years, we have seen the three Akademis, the National Museum, the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), the Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR), and the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library all go this way. And each one of them has turned into becoming a non-performing ‘asset’ of the government.
The case of the FTII, of course, does not bear..(3)..The appointment of the TV actor Gajendra Chauhan as chairman there triggered a historic protest from students, staff and alumni, which was to be the first in the chain of student..(4)..campuses across the country. From being a centre for serious discourse and practice of cinema, the FTII is now poised to being run down to a mediocre C-grade affiliate of the Ministry of I&B. Its originary vision under the inspirational..(5)..Ritwik Ghatak, of a cinema of dissent being the soul of the citizens of a struggling nation, is destined to become a fast-fading nostalgic memory.
So too, the ICHR and the ham-handed attempts of its puppet president have come in for considerable critique. The National Museum, which was just about returning..(6)..after over a decade-long history of anguish, was ..(7).. returned to redundancy when its dynamic director was summarily dispatched to the Sports Authority of India. Ram Bahadur Rai, the new chairman of the IGNCA, strayed way beyond his brief last week when he claimed..(8)..nothing that Jawaharlal Nehru was dead against having B.R. Ambedkar in the Constitution-drafting committee. It is clear what role this gentleman and his hand-picked cohorts would be up to in the IGNCA, neutralising the years of research and documentation of diverse aspects of Indian arts and quite possibly..(9) with myth and fable all over again.
However, there has not been a sufficient survey of the goings-on in the Sangeet Natak, Lalit Kala and Sahitya Akademis and the..(10)..these spaces into anti-democratic fiefdoms that, in fact, perform the function of eroding democracy.

  1. 1) boroughs of
    2) country for
    3) spirits with
    4)surroundings of
    5) suburban to
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation : boroughs of

  2. 1) conflicting of
    2) affiliations with
    3) bickering within
    4) differing to
    5) discordant for
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation : affiliations with

  3. 1) momentary
    2) fleeting
    3) repeating
    4) briefing
    5) ephemeral
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation : repeating

  4. 1) clarity of
    2) cleanness to
    3) regime at
    4) blank on
    5) eruptions in
    Answer – 5)
    Explanation : eruptions in

  5. 1) stewardship of
    2) destruction for
    3) neglect to
    4) spending with
    5) squandering in
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation : stewardship of

  6. 1) to predilection
    2) in periapt
    3) for penchant
    4) to normalcy
    5) of partiality
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation : to normalcy

  7. 1) drench
    2) discharge
    3) swiftly
    4) decently
    5) demurely
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation : swiftly

  8. 1)suited for
    2) unsuitable of
    3) irrelevant to
    4) apropos of
    5) inappropriate for
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation : apropos of

  9. 1) upset
    2) substituting
    3) burden
    4) discourage
    5) trouble
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation : substituting

  10. 1) sameness in
    2) convention for
    3) presumptions on
    4) conversion of
    5) idleness to
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation : conversion of