"Achievement Of India After Independence" Essays and Research Papers

  • Achievement Of India After Independence

    Essay on India After Independence By vidyadharghate on June 29, 2011 in Essays India got freedom on 15th August 1947. Many unknown heroes risked their lives so that all of us may breathe in freedom. Achieving independence was a tremendous task. After the building of the country began in right earnest. India is heading towards major superpower in the world. During the last sixty years, India has seen many up and downs. Typically speaking, if a person reaches 63 years of age, he is labeled as...

    Indian National Congress, Jawaharlal Nehru, Manmohan Singh 1349  Words | 4  Pages

  • India and It's Achievements in 60 Years of Independence

    The foundation of independence laid before 150 years in 1857 , which is described As First war of Independence got success after 100 long years of struggle & On 15th August 1947 when a new Democratic country which has taken over the attention of the world with it's principles of Non-violence & peace & above all had many challenges before it to stand in the world scenario. Today we have achieved a milestone by completing 60 years of independence. It's now the time for everyone or every Indian to undergo...

    Economy, India, Indian National Congress 2271  Words | 7  Pages

  • Agriculture in India: Before and After Independence

    Agriculture In India – Introduction Agriculture has been an integral part of the Indian Economy, before and after Independence, despite its decline in share of GDP (17.2% as of 2011). Half of India’s population depends on Agriculture as a livelihood. India is 2nd in farm output. It the largest producer of coriander, spices, millets and many more; second in fruits such as mangoes and papaya; and third in rapeseed, tomatoes and coconuts. Yet 1/3rd of Indian population is under poverty line. Before...

    Agricultural economics, Agriculture, Famine 1086  Words | 3  Pages

  • Independence of India

    Independence Day Also called Swatantrata Divas (Hindi) Observed by Indians Type National Date August 15 Celebrations Flag hoisting, distribution of sweets in schools, flying kites, singing patriotic songs, entertainment and cultural programmes India’s Independence Day (Hindi: Swatantrata Divas) is celebrated on August 15 to commemorate its independence from British rule and its birth as a sovereign nation on that day in 1947. The day is a national holiday in India. It is celebrated all over...

    British Raj, C. Rajagopalachari, Delhi 799  Words | 3  Pages

  • Indias Independence

    Professor Romano History 1000c 11-29-12 India got its independence from Britishers in 1947 who ruled India for over 190 years. First through East India Company, and then British Raj was esstablished. What led British to take over India? India was a country of diversities viz-a- viz: Poverty, richnes, religions, races, languages and dilects. India was a huge country which had Bangladesh and Pakistan part of it before 1947. Before Britishers India was ruled by Mughals untill 1200AD and then Emperical...

    British Empire, British Raj, India 1255  Words | 4  Pages

  • Independence Day of India

    Independence Day of India Respected teachers and my friends, I wish you a happy Independence Day. India became independent on August 15, 1947... A moment comes, which comes but rarely in history, when we step out from the old to the new…India discovers herself again." - J.L.Nehru On the eve of India’s independence, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru famous speech “Tryst with Destiny” marked the beginning of a free India with words symbolizing hope and triumph. India got its independence from the...

    British Empire, British Raj, Governor-General of India 700  Words | 3  Pages

  • India Independence Day

    India's Independence Day "At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom. A moment comes, which comes but rarely in history, when we step out from the old to the new...India discovers herself again." - Jawaharlal Nehru After more than two hundred years of British rule, India finally won back its freedom on 15th August, 1947. All the patriotic hearts rejoiced at seeing India becoming a sovereign nation and the triumph of hundreds and thousands...

    British Empire, India, Indian independence movement 1291  Words | 4  Pages

  • Indian Independence Movement and India

    Independence Day of India "Long years ago we made a tryst with destiny, and now the time comes when we will redeem our pledge, not wholly or in full measure, but very substantially. At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom. A moment comes, which comes but rarely in history, when we step out from the old to the new, when an age ends and when the soul of a nation, long suppressed, finds utterance.... We end today a period of ill fortune, and...

    British Empire, British Raj, India 1832  Words | 6  Pages

  • Indian Independence Movement and India

    Independence Day, observed annually on 15 August, is a national holiday in India commemorating the nation's independence from British rule on 15 August 1947. India attained freedom following an independence movement noted for largely nonviolent resistance and civil disobedience led by the Indian National Congress (INC).[1] Independence coincided with the partition of India, in which the British Indian Empire was divided along religious lines into the Dominions of India and Pakistan; the partition...

    British Empire, British Raj, Delhi 3416  Words | 7  Pages

  • India and Pakistan Independence

    India received independence from Britain on August 15, 1947. The struggle for India’s independence was replete with outstanding contributions from various luminary nationalist leaders. The contributions of leaders like Jawaharlal Nehru, Gopal Krishan Gokhale, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, Lala Lajpat Rai, etc. have been laudable. But if one were asked to name a leader who undisputedly contributed the most, the name of Mohan Das Karam Chand Gandhi would undoubtedly be at the apex...

    British Raj, Gujarat, Indian independence movement 1575  Words | 5  Pages

  • Speech on Independence of India

    India Long years ago we made a tryst with destiny, and now the time comes when we will redeem our pledge, not wholly or in full measure, but very substantially. At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom. A moment comes, which comes but rarely in history, when we step out from the old to the new, when an age ends and when the soul of a nation, long suppressed, finds utterance .... We end today a period of ill fortune, and India discovers herself...

    India, Indian independence movement, Indian National Army 1416  Words | 4  Pages

  • India Achievement in Agriculture

    farming that formed basis of the Indus Valley Civilization at Harappa. The people built dams and drainage systems for the crops. By 2000 BC tea, bananas and apples were being cultivated in India. There was coconut trade with East Africa in 200 BC. By 500 AC, egg plants were being cultivated. After independence, considering India's growing population, the government took steps to increase the food production. Yields per unit area of all crops have grown since 1950. The 1970s saw a huge increase...

    Agricultural economics, Agriculture, Economic history of the People's Republic of China 2546  Words | 7  Pages

  • Nature of Food Problem in India Beforeand After Independence

    A RECENT publication, Food Insecurity Atlas of Urban India, brought out by the M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) and the World Food Programme (WFP) indicates that more than 38 per cent of children under the age of three in India's cities and towns are underweight and more than 35 per cent of children in urban areas are stunted (shorter than they should be for their age). The report states that the poor in India's burgeoning urban areas do not get the requisite amount of calories or nutrients...

    City, Famine, Food 2388  Words | 6  Pages

  • A Review on India After Gandhi

    India After Gandhi The history of the world’s largest democracy By Ramchandra Guha A review by Meenakshi Jha M.A (Political Science), Final As a student, I remember how boring history lessons were. When spoken about the history of India, we remember the great Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro civilizations or the mighty empire of Chandra Guptha Maurya; the feared armies of Ashoka and his Kalinga story etc etc… And the most important, the British invasion of India and the celebrated freedom...

    History of India, India, Indian National Congress 1214  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Bahamas After Independence

    Formal Documented Essay The Bahamas after Independence I strongly believe Independence has become both a blessing and a curse towards the Bahamas. Prior to receiving its Independence, the Bahamas was first a crown colony government under the British in the year 1718 and were encourage to abide by all rules and regulations that were pass on to them. The British offered the Bahamas protection, wealth and power. After many years of being supported by the British government, the Bahamas believed...

    Bahamas, British Empire, Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom 1404  Words | 4  Pages

  • India after Gandhi

    o answer the question whether India has been a successful democracy Ramachandra Guha invokes the great comedian Johnny Walker’s lines from a movie where his answer to all the questions of life (like whether he would marry the lady he so dearly loves) is , “Boss, phipty, phipty.” Much the same could be said of the book. There could not have been a more daunting topic for a writer, especially Indian, than “India after Gandhi.” Guha handles this humongous theme in a “phipty, phipty” sort of way. ...

    India, Indian independence movement, Indian National Congress 850  Words | 3  Pages

  • India After Independence

    India-Development Since Independence and Future Sustainability Introduction This report intends to track India’s development since independence and to also outline and examine the sustainability issues it is now facing. This report will examine the various areas in which India has developed including its industrialization and urbanization. It will also assess the major sustainable issues India faces outlining some methods of assessing these issues. India: a geographical summary India is a country...

    Asia, Developed country, India 2966  Words | 9  Pages

  • Life of Quaid E Azam After Independence

    QUAID-E-AZAM’S LIFE AFTER THE INDEPENDENCE GOVERNOR-GENERAL: Jinnah became the first Governor-General of Pakistan and president of its constituent assembly. Inaugurating the assembly on August 11, 1947, Jinnah spoke of an inclusive and pluralist democracy promising equal rights for all citizens regardless of religion, caste or creed. This address is a cause of much debate in Pakistan as, on its basis, many claim that Jinnah wanted a secular state while supporters of Islamic Pakistan assert that...

    British Raj, Dina Wadia, History of Pakistan 1481  Words | 5  Pages

  • India After Independence

    State, Market & Economy Big Industry Before Independence: 1860-1950 Anupriya Singhal & Aoneha Tagore The world over, in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, private sector units were of a laissez-faire variety i.e., the private sector was completely free of state interference. Private enterprises were units owned and managed by individual proprietors and partnerships. Even in India, private business houses in spite of many obstructions placed by the British government flourished and...

    Bihar, Capitalism, India 4817  Words | 15  Pages

  • 60 Years of Independence - India's Achievements

    60 years of Independence - India's achievements Contemporary India with a scientist President and an economist Prime Minister is very successfully treading the fast track of development Starting from an utterly ruined and exploited country under the rule of the haughty Britishers who sponged away the India wealth, the story of India's success in the last 60 years, is one of the proverbial rise from 'rags to riches'. India's development within a short span of time, to the level of a country which...

    Aditya Birla Group, Economy of India, Hindu rate of growth 1609  Words | 4  Pages

  • India at Cross Roads After 65 Years

    India at the cross-roads 64yrs after Independence Since 1947, India has been celebrating Independence Day to rejoice in her freedom from imperialism. Its essence is also to recall how much suffering people had undergone during the British rule.We all are now ready to celebrate 65 years of Indian Independence, which is obviously a good day to sing patriotic songs, listen to dignitaries’ speeches and feel passionate about our motherland. However, we tend to forget the basic introspection required...

    Economy of India, India, Indian independence movement 2070  Words | 6  Pages

  • India's Achievement

    India-it's achievements in 60 years of independence The foundation of independence laid before 150 years in 1857 , which is described As First war of Independence got success after 100 long years of struggle & On 15th August 1947 when a new Democratic country which has taken over the attention of the world with it's principles of Non-violence & peace & above all had many challenges before it to stand in the world scenario. Today we have achieved a milestone by completing 60 years of...

    Economy, Government, Human Development Index 2345  Words | 7  Pages

  • Independence Day

    INDEPENDENCE DAY "At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom. A moment comes, which comes but rarely in history, when we step out from the old to the new…India discovers herself again." - Jawaharlal Nehru (on Indian Independence Day, 1947) “Every year, we celebrate our Independence Day with great fervour as well as joy and justifiably so, as it commemorates that day, when after many years of subjugation, our country gained its freedom....

    British Empire, Delhi, India 1218  Words | 4  Pages

  • Life After India

    Life After India Growing up in America, I can honestly say that I rarely ever thought about what life was like for those living in other parts of the world. As naïve as it sounds now, I thought that my trivial problems were the center of the universe. I also thought that the luxuries of life that I was afforded were the same as those that were given to others. I clearly recognized there were other people living in other countries but, in a sense, I had believed that were all “living in the...

    2006 singles, American middle class, High school 1422  Words | 4  Pages

  • India After Independence-Cons

    It has been 65 years since India won its independence from the British. A lot has changed in these years. From the silent films to the musical blockbusters, from the patriotism to the capitalism, from joint families to nuclear families, India has grown and changed. But with the growing population of the country, the problems also grow manifold. On one hand Incredible India promises economic prosperity, greater opportunities, better infrastructure etc. But on the other hand, our government and citizens...

    At-large, Caste, Colonialism 452  Words | 2  Pages

  • Independence Day

    Independence Day What is an Independence Day? Independence Day, observed annually on 15 August in India commemorating the nation's independence from Kingdom of Great Britain on 15 August 1947. India attained independence following an independence movement noted for largely nonviolent resistance and civil disobedience led by the Indian National Congress (INC). Independence coincided with the partition of India, in which the British Indian Empire was divided along religious lines into the Dominions of India and Pakistan;...

    British Raj, Delhi, India 938  Words | 3  Pages

  • Belize Before and After Independence

    since its official declaration of Independence from the United Kingdom in 1981.Before independence Belize–British Honduras–was a country that was part of an Empire; that was under the rule of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. However because of the British strategy of acquiring territories such as Belize, The United Kingdom would feed on Belize’s resources, and manipulate the country. This strategy left Belize crippled and underdeveloped. Prior to its Independence Belize had poor standards of living...

    Alcoholic beverage, Belize, Coffee 1278  Words | 3  Pages

  • Rise of Automobiles in India (Before Independence)

    Introduction The first wheel may have been used for transport about 4,000 years ago in India in the civilization of Harappa Mohenjo-Daro, it is said, but it was the 18th Century before the first horseless carriage actually hit the roads. Powered vehicles, however have been experimented with from as early as the 14th Century, several Italians having tried out wind driven cars, Leonardo da Vinci being one among them. It was after James Watt’s steam engine in 1705 that a powered vehicle was looked at more seriously...

    Automobile, Automotive industry, Diesel engine 2181  Words | 7  Pages

  • After the Fact: Declaring Independence

    November 19th, 2012 Mr. Penza A-Block After the Fact: Declaring Independence               The Declaration of Independence drafted by Thomas Jefferson and adopted by the Second Continental Congress expresses the thirteen American colonies desire to disjoin from Great Britain. Chapter 4 of “After the Fact,” entitled Declaring Independence, presents factual viewpoints of historians as well as thorough examinations aroused from the possible confusions of the renowned document.             In May...

    American Revolution, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams 1541  Words | 4  Pages

  • Indian Independence Movement

    INDEPENDENCE DAY The 15th of August is a very important day in the history of our country - India. It was on this day in 1947 that India became independent. We won freedom after a hard struggle. On this day our first Prime Minister Pundit Jawaharlal Nehruunfurled The National Flag at The Red Fort for the first time.  All the people irrespective of their caste, look and creed celebrate this day everyyear amidst great rejoicing. It is declared a public holiday. On this day we take a pledge to defend...

    Delhi, India, Indian independence movement 756  Words | 3  Pages

  • India

    When India attained independence, she was no nation, she was divided into princely states and provinces; she was backward economically, educationally, scientifically and even culturally. It needed men of genius and destiny like Gandhi, Nehru and Patel to knit her into a nation. Since the dawn of independence, we have been striving to solve various problems facing the motherland to make her a united democratic and solvent nation. What we have achieved is praiseworthy, what we have failed to achieve...

    Democracy, Five-year plan, Five-Year Plans of China 781  Words | 3  Pages

  • Algeria After Independence

    After independence (1962-1999) The Evian Accords which were signed in 1962 giving Algeria immediate independence and French aid to help reconstruct the country. The French Sahara with its oil resources was also handed over to Algeria. In return the FLN guaranteed protection and civil rights for the French Algerians choosing to remain in the country, and the option of choosing either French or Algerian nationality after three years. Eight years of war had shattered Algeria. There had been more...

    Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Ahmed Ben Bella, Algeria 1312  Words | 4  Pages

  • Losing Independence of India

    Devo Bhava: Athithi Devo Bhava Pranams to my parents, Gurus and the Honourable Chief Guest and a warm Good Morning to my friends. All of us have gathered here to celebrate the 67 th Independence Day of our great Bharath Varsha. At this juncture, I want to express my perspective of Independence. Independence is such a beautiful word that reminds us of Freedom and all niceties associated with it. In all these 67 years we have managed to talk what we want, see what we like, develop technology...

    Culture 894  Words | 3  Pages

  • India After 20 Years

    I visualize a prosperous India well before the year 2020. We expect the people below the poverty line to come to near zero and our literacy must be nearly 100%. The Human Development Index of India will be less than 50 against the present 127. Every Indian will have either have a good university degree or quality training with globally competitive employable vocational skill. Everyone will have an opportunity to take up and complete courses of choice in higher education.E-governance would be in position...

    Economy, Human Development Index, Population 1314  Words | 4  Pages

  • India After Independence

    peoples to speak for themselves, in their own voices, and so produce alternative conversations to the dominant “Us-and-Them” discourse, between the colonist and the colonized. Occasionally, the term post-colonialism is applied literally — as the period after colonialism — which is problematic, given that the de-colonized world is filled with “contradictions, of half-finished processes, of confusions, of hybridity, and liminalities”. [2] Hence does post-colonialism also denote the continuation of colonialism...

    Colonialism, Edward Said, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak 2924  Words | 9  Pages

  • After the Ratification of the Declaration of Independence

    After the ratification of the Declaration of Independence, establishing the "united colonies" as Free and Independent States, the Continental Congress set to work on the task of drawing up a document that would provide a legal framework for that Union, and which would be enforceable as the law of the new land. The Articles were written during the early part of the American Revolution by a committee of the Second Continental Congress of the now independent thirteen sovereign states. The head of...

    American Revolution, American Revolutionary War, Articles of Confederation 1230  Words | 4  Pages

  • India

    Open main menu Last edited 1 day ago by Kautilya3 Watch this page India This article is about the Republic of India. For other uses, see India (disambiguation). Republic of India Bhārat Gaṇarājya Horizontal tricolor flag bearing, from top to bottom, deep saffron, white, and green horizontal bands. In the center of the white band is a navy-blue wheel with 24 spokes. Three lions facing left, right, and toward viewer, atop a frieze containing a galloping horse, a 24-spoke wheel, and...

    Bay of Bengal, East India Company, India 844  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Different of Malaysia Before and After Independence

    of Southeast Asia. (Dr. Khader, 2012). Although before and after independence for our country, Malaysia aims to improve living standard of citizens, both of their leading style and expectations for citizens differ significantly. While before independence for Malaysia is underdeveloped on various aspects, after independence for Malaysia gets rid of previous shortcomings to enhance on various aspects. The changes of Malaysia after independence can be classified into three main changes which are national...

    British colonization of the Americas, British Empire, Colonialism 1795  Words | 5  Pages

  • India

    India, “The land of Lords” is the world’s ancient civilization. India is also the land of various cultural diversities, where you will find a beautiful contrast of customary and contemporary ingredients. It is a place where you experience spirituality and solitude together. India is a land with legendary sagas, rich rituals, distinct cultures, various festivals and ceremonies. Also a land of historical monuments, architectural miracles and rich historical past. Let us know more about India 5,000...

    Hinduism, History of India, India 845  Words | 3  Pages

  • India

    This article is about the Republic of India. For other uses, see India (disambiguation). Republic of India Bharat Ganrajya Horizontal tricolour flag bearing, from top to bottom, deep saffron, white, and green horizontal bands. In the centre of the white band is a navy-blue wheel with 24 spokes. Three lions facing left, right, and toward viewer, atop a frieze containing a galloping horse, a 24-spoke wheel, and an elephant. Underneath is a motto: "सत्यमेव जयते". Flag Emblem Motto: "Satyameva Jayate"...

    Bay of Bengal, India, Jana Gana Mana 735  Words | 4  Pages

  • India

    Sixty five years of Independence! What did we achieve in these 65 years is a rhetorical question for which answers can be affirmative and negative. No doubt that India is a safer country, a country where the living cost is cheaper. This is the place where you can have the speech freedom complaining the system without providing any suggestions or alternative. India is fast developing and all Indians dream of becoming a developed nation by 2020, it’s high time for we Indians to think whether we can...

    A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Developed country, Developing country 1409  Words | 4  Pages

  • India

    of an independent and prosperous India. On this day in 1947, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru took the first step towards the realization of that dream by hoisting the Tricolour at the Red Fort. The journey we began on 15 August, 1947 is now 65 years old. We have achieved much in these 65 years. Today is certainly a day to celebrate the success of our democracy. However, on this occasion we should also introspect about what remains to be done. We would achieve independence in the true sense only when we are...

    Democracy, India, Indian independence movement 1199  Words | 3  Pages

  • Canada's Independence After World War One

    Canada’s Independence Following World War One Without the tragedies that occurred during World War One, Canada would not be the nation it is today. Following WW1, Canada was considered a major part of many of the battles especially Vimy Ridge, gaining Canada international respect. With that respect, strong bonds were established between Canada and the influential countries at that time. With this new gained confidence, Canada questioned the hold Britain still had on them, and decided it was time...

    British Empire, Canada, League of Nations 1391  Words | 4  Pages

  • My Visions for India

    FOR INDIA- A.P.J.ABDUL KALAM. SHORT ANSWERS:- 1. After 3000 years of oppression what have we not done? After 3000 years of oppression by various invaders like the British, the French and Turks we have not conquered any of their nations. We did not grab their land, their culture and their history. It is because we respect the freedom of others. 2. What was kalam’s second vision? Kalam’s second vision for India is development. We have been a ‘developing nation’ since our independence. But...

    Developed country, Developing country, India 1116  Words | 4  Pages

  • India Before and After Independence

    6th semester) ▪ Completed Higher Secondary Course at Cluny Matric Higher Secondary School, Salem, with an average of 95.75% ▪ Completed Secondary Schooling at Jayarani Matriculation School, Salem, with an average of 93.27% ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS ▪ Awarded Academic Excellence Scholarship for three consecutive academic years ▪ Secured school first in Secondary Schooling AREA OF INTEREST ▪ Power Electronics SKILL SET ▪ Programming languages : Basics of C, C++ ...

    Academia, College, Electrical engineering 256  Words | 2  Pages

  • India and English

    India and English From 1857, when English was introduced by the Imperial Government as the only medium of education, the English language has played a significant role in the lives of Indian people. After a long struggle by national leaders, in the 1920s, the British rulers reluctantly permitted school education through the medium of Indian languages (designated as vernaculars). In 1947 when India gained independence from the British rule, English was to have been replaced by national languages...

    British Empire, Commonwealth of Nations, English language 1253  Words | 3  Pages

  • After Independence we got bureaucracy not democracy

    officers of reputed After independence, we got bureaucracy not democracy, said Bhaskar Rao Gorantla, Research Director of National Social Watch (India). He was addressing a gathering of civil society representatives at a consultation programme organized by the Karnataka Social Watch on administrative reforms. Listing various structural problems in the administration, he said that although the central and state level administrations have undergone a positive change since independence, the district/local...

    Culture, Good governance, Governance 999  Words | 4  Pages

  • sports in india

    Indian sports. Notable FeaturesOne notable feature of the Indian sports is that their organised and systematic development took place only during the post-Independence period. With hardly any infrastructure, what to talk of promotional efforts, training and coaching facilities which were practically non-existent, sports in the pre-Independence era were mere fledglings. The success at the international level was limited only to hockey in the form of three precious Olympic gold medals and to some extent...

    Cricket, Cricket World Cup, Gold medal 2422  Words | 7  Pages

  • Sports in India

    compare to the popularity of cricket in India. But why is this so? Why does a country with one sixth of the world's population obsess about just one sport? The answers lie in facts, in our history. History About 3000 years ago, India was as active as the ancient Greeks, in terms of both physical and mental sports -- chariot racing, polo, archery and wrestling to chess and cards. Much later, just a few centuries ago, the British brought hockey and cricket to India. Indians discovered new sports and their...

    1968 Summer Olympics, Gold medal, India 808  Words | 3  Pages

  • Importance of Independence of India

    Independence Day is celebrated every year on 15th August. This was the day when India was freed from the British Rule. It is a national festival and has equal importance for every Indian regardless of religion, class, creed or race. The way of celebration is also the same throughout the country and that is the day when you will find whole India celebrating and rejoicing. Many cultural programs are organized and children love to watch them and participate in them. Children have a different perspective...

    Color, Flag, Flag of the United States 568  Words | 2  Pages

  • Independence Day

    pe nde nce day2013.co m http://independenceday2013.co m/independence-day-2013-speech-english-scho o l-students/ Independence Day 2013 Speech In English For School Students Ho me > Independence Day - 1 May 2013 Indiacelebrates Independence Day on August 15 each year. India became an independent nation on August 15, 1947, so a gazetted holiday is held annually to remember this date. Students are asked to deliver a speech on a Independence day at your school, college, institution or University...

    Democracy, Hindu, India 1282  Words | 3  Pages

  • Independence

    Advanced Composition A2 15 November 2012 INDEPENDENCE The United States of America ensures it’s citizens that they have an immeasurable amount of freedom. Freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and freedom to petition--a few broad examples of rights that the American Government grants to residents. When a person is free, they are also considered to be independent. To be independent means to be free of control, or thinking and acting for oneself. Independence is not something that one can easily...

    Anxiety, Decision making, Freedom of speech 926  Words | 3  Pages

  • Sikkim After 25 Years of Merger in India

    SIKKIM AFTER 25 YEARS OF MERGER IN INDIA King Palden Thondup Namgyal, the Chogyal of Sikkim was in his palace on the morning of 6 April, 1975 when the roar of army trucks climbing the steep streets of Gangtok brought him running to the window. There were Indian soldiers everywhere, they had surrounded the palace, and short rapid bursts of machine gun fire could be heard. Basanta Kumar Chhetri, a 19-year-old guard at the palace's main gate, was struck by a bullet and killed-the first casualty of...

    Chogyal, India, Indian National Congress 1364  Words | 4  Pages

  • Post Independence Changes in the Literacy Rate in India

    Analyse the changes in the literacy rate during the post independence period in India Literacy has traditionally been described as the ability to read and write. The National Literacy Mission defines literacy as acquiring the skills of reading, writing and arithmetic and the ability to apply them to one's day-to-day life.With almost 2/3rds of the indian population aged 7 years of age and above now literate, india has made a very significant progress in the direction. Data from 1961-1991 indicated...

    Education, Functional illiteracy, Higher education 937  Words | 3  Pages

  • Indian Independence

    22, 2010 Indian Independence India, in the 18th century was ruled by the British for two centuries. The Indians wanted freedom from the British. British looted and caused fights in India and treated them with no respect. The Indian Independence was caused by British Imperialism. The British wanted to take over India, but India wanted freedom as well since it’s their country not the British. Although politics and nationalism were important causes of the Indian Independence Movement, the most...

    Bengal, British Empire, British Raj 1255  Words | 5  Pages

  • India Since Independence

    INDIA since independence India was a British colony. It earned its independence from the British on 15/08/1947. Day before that Pakistan which was created as a result of partition of British India was established and flanked on two sides of India: West Pakistan which is called today Pakistan, and east Pakistan, now an independent state called Bangladesh. After its independence, the political leaders of India adopted the liberal democratic system for the country. Since its independence, India...

    Assam, Culture of India, Government of India 2544  Words | 9  Pages

  • Quit India Movement

    Quit India Movement From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from Quit india movement) Jump to: navigation, search The Quit India Movement (Hindi: ???? ????? ??????? Bharat Chodo Andolan), or the August Movement (August Kranti) was a civil disobedience movement launched in India in August 1942 in response to Mohandas Gandhi's call for immediate independence. The All-India Congress Committee proclaimed a mass protest demanding what Gandhi called "an orderly British...

    British Raj, India, Indian independence movement 2041  Words | 7  Pages

  • Pakistan and India

    Past Questions on India The importance of the Indian Empire to Britain: politically, commercially and culturally. British rule in India, c1900-14 and its impact on Indians and the British living in India; the Morley-Minto reforms. a) Spec How far do Sources 8, 9 and 10 suggest that in the early twentieth century the British Raj was an oppressive regime? Jan 09 How far do these sources suggest that the aim of British rule in India was to ‘elevate’ the Indian people (Source 9, line 1)? ...

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  • the bureaucracy in india

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