International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development


International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
Vol. 6, Issue 7 (2019)

Soft power of India in Central Asia


Gitesh Kumar

This paper presented the Soft power of India in the Central Asian region. The soft power is as the milestone for integration the bilateral and multilateral cooperation in the globalization era. Therefore, India tries to use the track second diplomacy and cultural diplomacy, with the using traditional and new approaches to build and leverage its soft power. This leads the reasons for the investment, the various forms of public diplomacy the effectiveness of its efforts to shape public opinion with the Central Asian people. It finds that Indian investment in public diplomacy is partly a response to concerns about the perceived growth of Indian soft power in the Central Asia and partly a function of changed beliefs in the foreign policy-making about the uses of new engagements. Thus, this paper tries to attempt the comprehensive analysis and an overview of soft power of India in Central Asian region which explore the outline the bilateral as well as multilateral cooperation between India and Central Asian countries.
Pages : 136-140