Why this question:
The question is included in the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4 as well as ‘Abstract Thursdays’ in Mission-2023 Secure.
The question’s main demand:
To write about the price of telling the truth.
Structure of the response:
Begin by writing about the significance of speaking the truth in public service.
With examples, discusses how civil servants are targeted for speaking the truth to those in power, including transfers, punishment postings, threats, suspensions, and even physical harm, among other things.
Mention steps taken to protect and safeguard those who tell the truth to authorities.
The truth is the cover value of the country and must be spoken regardless of who is listening.