Struggle for Equality Class 7 Questions and Answers Civics Chapter 10
Class 7 Civics Chapter 10 NCERT Textbook Questions and Answers
What issue is the Tawa Matsya Sangh fighting for?
In 1994, the government gave the rights for fishing in the Tawa reservoir to private contractors. The contractiors drove the local people away and got cheap labour from outside. The TMS is demanding their right to continue fishing for their livelihood.
Why did the villages set up this organisation?
The villages set up this organisation to unite together and fight for their rights.
Do you think that the large-scale participation of villagers has contributed to the success of the TMS ? Write two lines on why you think so?
Yes, this fight was for the entire people. If one or few people would have participated, the government would not have taken any step towards their difficulties. Hence, large-scale participatation of villagers was necessary to fight for their right.
What is your favourite line in the above song?
“My hunger has the right to know Why grains rot in godowns While I don’t even get a fistful of rice.”
What does the poet mean when he says, “My hunger has the right to know”?
The poet means in the above line, that all people whether poor or rich are equal and have equal rights to know what is happening.
What role does the constitution play in people’s struggles for equality?
The Indian Constitution recognises the equality of all persons. Movements and struggles for equality in India continuously refer to the Indian constitution to make their point about equality and justice for all.