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Condition Of India And Indians Before Independence

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

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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

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Indian Independence

April 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...

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

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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

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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 independence: ...

Agricultural economics, Agriculture, Famine 1086  Words | 3  Pages

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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...

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

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Indian Independence and WW2

War 2 and Indian Independence The British rule in India during the 19th and 20th century was often described as one of ignorance, and forcefulness. Through the years 1857-1947, Indians had little to no say in any government matters, the new trade industries being set up as a result of the British accumulating a lot of capital due to the industrial revolution, and many new practices including child marriage, and a rigid caste system became more prevalent (Impact of the British Rule on India, 2014)....

British Empire, British Raj, India 2147  Words | 4  Pages

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Indian Independence Movement and Gandhi

for freedom for South Africa; and how Mohatama finally obtained freedom for India. Gandhi, also known as Mahatma Gandhi, was born in the present state of Gujarat on October 2, 1869. He was educated in law at University College, London. In 1891, after Gandhi was admitted to the British bar, he returned to India and attempted to create a law practice in Bombay, which failed. Two years after his failure, and India firm with interests in South Africa hired him as a legal adviser to work in ...

British Empire, India, Indian independence movement 979  Words | 3  Pages

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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

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Business Conditions In India

Business Conditions in India Sukhwinder Singh International Business I 15EW4 INT-113-R4150 Prof. Mark Pinkney Sr Indian literature refers to the literature produced on the Indian subcontinent until 1947 and in the Republic of India thereafter. The Republic of India has 22 officially recognized languages. • • • The oldest know literature in India is the Vedas.  The Ramayana and the Mahabharata are the most important epics of India; the latter is the longest epic in the world. Indian authors are...

Economy of India, India, Indian Ocean 1319  Words | 17  Pages

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Indian Independence Act 1947

 Content 1. Acknowledgement 2. Introduction 3. History 4. Of the Indian independence act 1947 5. Effects of the Indian independence act, 1947 6. Constitutional position of Indian states after the Indian independence Act 1947. 7. Bibliography Acknowledgement I am very grateful to the Assistance Professor Dr. Sheeba S.Dhar of Department of Law ,National University Of Advanced Legal Studies,Kochi for giving me such a valuable topic dissertation. This will help us in the detail study of the...

British Empire, British Raj, Governor-General of India 2206  Words | 14  Pages

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Indian Independence Movement

The Constitution of India is the Supreme Law of India. It lays down the framework defining fundamental political principles, establishes the structure, procedures, powers, and duties of government institutions, and sets out fundamental rights, directive principles, and the duties of citizens. It is the longest[ written constitution of any sovereign country in the world, containing 448 articles in 22 parts, 12 schedules and 97 amendments. Besides the English version, there is an official Hindi translation...

British Empire, British Raj, Constitution of India 1627  Words | 5  Pages

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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

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India and It's Achievements in 60 Years of Independence

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

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What Was the Reason for India to Get Its Independence from Britain

the reason for India to get its independence from Britain? By Allen Shaji A Few Words… The British Empire was the biggest empire the world had ever seen. Due to this, Human Rights were very close to extinction. At the peak of its power, it was often said that "the sun never sets on the British Empire" because of its span across the globe. Map of India in 1857. India was one of those countries. Back then in the late 17th century Pakistan Bangladesh was all parts of India. Not for Long...

British Army, British Empire, British Raj 1429  Words | 4  Pages

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British Education in India

century, India was colonised by the British and many social and political reforms were made during this period. These reforms brought about both positive and negative effects. One of the greatest reforms during this period was the implementation of the western education system in 1835. On the surface it seems like the western education system was implemented in India to improve the social conditions of the people. However, upon reading further, we realise that improving the lives of the Indians was not...

19th century, Bengal, British Empire 1758  Words | 5  Pages

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Indian Independence Movement and Indian National Congress

ˈneːɦru] ( listen); 14 November 1889 – 27 May 1964) was the first Prime Minister of India and a central figure in Indian politics for much of the 20th century. He emerged as the paramount leader of the Indian independence movement under the tutelage ofMahatma Gandhi and ruled India from its establishment as an independent nation in 1947 until his death in office in 1964. Nehru is considered to be the architect of the modern Indian nation-state: a sovereign, socialist, secular, and democratic republic. The...

East India Company, India, Indian independence movement 1588  Words | 5  Pages

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Colonialism: Indian Independence Movement and North America

they could not fight it. One of the reasons the Europeans were able to conquer the indigenous population was because it was so greatly reduced or weakened. At first the Indians treated the settlers with hospitality. They offered food and help to the settlers. Over time the settlers grew increasingly dependent on the Indians and never returned the hospitality. In fact they did more than not return the hospitality they began to enslave the Native Americans. At this points the Native Americans were...

Civil disobedience, Indian independence movement, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi 1715  Words | 5  Pages

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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

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causes of the growth of indian nationalism

the growth of Indian Nationalism in 19th century JYOTI The most significant feature of the Indian History during the second half of nineteenth century was the growth of nationalism. For different factors the sense nationalism develops among the people and in 1885 the Indian National Congress was established. The Indian National Congress fought for the freedom of the country and India achieved her independence on August 15th 1947. Different factors contributed to the growth of Indian Nationalism...

British Raj, Hindi, History of India 700  Words | 2  Pages

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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)? ...

British Empire, British Raj, India 1060  Words | 4  Pages

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Non Cooperation in India & Role of Swarajists in Indian Independence

movement under the leadership of Gandhiji called the Non Cooperation Movement. Another Congress session held at Nagpur on December 1920, in which Congress members collectively decided to participate in the movement. As part of the Non Cooperation Indians gave up the British titles such as Kaiser-ihind, Sir, Knighthood etc., boycotted foreign goods in particular foreign cloth was burnt in bonfire, police stations were attacked, railway stations burnt, teachers, lawyers and others resigned their jobs...

Civil disobedience, Indian independence activists, Indian independence movement 869  Words | 3  Pages

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Struggle of Indian Women During Revolution

Women in Indian Freedom Struggle Women in Indian Freedom Struggle have played a vital role with immense courage, confidence and patriotism. They were the iconic figures in Indian political arena. Role of Women in Independence Movement  Women in Indian freedom struggle have significantly contributed almost at par with their male counterparts in fighting the British yoke. The initiative, bravery, guts and headship that the women have showed in the freedom movements for the country’s...

British Empire, British Raj, India 1308  Words | 4  Pages

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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

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MAHATMA GANDHI NG INDIA Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi ; 2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948) was the preeminent leader of Indian independence movement in British-ruled India. Employing nonviolent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. The honorific Mahatma (Sanskrit: "high-souled", "venerable"[2])—applied to him first in 1914 in South Africa,[3]—is now used worldwide. He is also called Bapu (Gujarati: endearment for "father"...

Civil disobedience, Gujarat, India 1585  Words | 5  Pages

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Communalism: Indian Independence Movement and India Muslim League

society and a basic unit of division and that it is religion which determines all other interests of its adherents. Hence communalism is a phenomenon of superimposition of religious beliefs on all other aspects of a man’s life. Because in pre-independence India, communalism mainly manifested itself in Hindu-Muslim context, hence it is also loosely referred to as Hindu-Muslim problem even though it contains in its gamut all rabble-rousing saber-rattling extremists of all hues. Ingrained in this concept...

Bengal, India, Indian independence movement 916  Words | 3  Pages

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sports in india

Sharply differing perceptions make it rather difficult to properly assess India's standing in the world of sports today. The pessimists love to paint a gloomy picture of the Indian sports and its detractors, too, are eager to point out that for a nation of India's size and population its sporting successes are few and far between. They, however, tend to forget that in today's highly commercialised and fiercely competitive sports, mere skill and talent are not enough to ensure success in the form...

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

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Did the Indian Mutiny of 1857 Create the British Raj?

Did the Indian Mutiny of 1857 create the British Raj? The Indian Rebellion of 1857, which was also called the Indian Mutiny, or the War of Independence was a turning point in the history of Britain in India. However, whether this lead to the formation of the British Raj, will be explicitly explored in this essay. The East India Company traded in cotton, silk, tea and opium. They won over Bengal after gaining victory in the Battle of Plassey in 1757, under Robert Clive. The East India Company...

British Army, British Empire, British Raj 1323  Words | 4  Pages

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India’s Declaration of Independence

Comment on the significance of India’s declaration of independence, paying attention to the wider imperial context In the twentieth century, several major events enhanced the decline of the British Empire. Among them, the India’s Declaration of Independence, proclaimed on January 26, 1930. Indeed, public dissatisfaction and protestations illustrated Indian people’s will to take part in ruling their own country. By the same time, similar struggles were taking place throughout the British Empire...

British Empire, Commonwealth of Nations, Dominion 932  Words | 3  Pages

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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

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Indian Nationalism

PART B HISTORY COURSEWORK “Assess the significance of Indian Nationalism in the period 1845-1947 in changing Britain’s relationship with its Empire in India”. It is possible to say that it was a rising feeling of nationalism that led to the change in relations between Britain and India which is what led to the ultimate end of the British Empire since it came to a point where India was ungovernable. John Keay states that “India was convulsed by a crescendo of satyagrahas, swadeshi boycotts; strikes...

British Empire, British Raj, Indian independence movement 1925  Words | 4  Pages

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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

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women in india

The status of women in India has been subject to many great changes over the past few millennia. From equal status with men in ancient times[6] through the low points of the medieval period, to the promotion of equal rights by many reformers, the history of women in India has been eventful. In modern India, women have held high offices in India including that of the President, Prime Minister, Speaker of the Lok Sabha and Leader of the Opposition. As of 2011, the Speaker of the Lok Sabha and the Leader...

British Raj, Delhi, India 1626  Words | 6  Pages

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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

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The India of My Dreams

and more importantly, an indian who dreamt of a better india in the future. Well, talking of dreams, a dream is a sub-conscious psychic vision of the 'Ideal';coloured by personal affections and framed by the human yearning to reach what one wants.But for all the myriad personal fantasies and dreams,the only common dream born out of the heart of patriotic sensibility is that of the country of our dreams.And when the country at the heart of such a dream is as great as India,the dream is rather vivid...

Agriculture, Dream, Economy of India 1010  Words | 3  Pages

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Indian Democracy

run the administration, is now not feasible as countries are large and their populations huge. In a country like Switzerland, which has comparatively small population, direct democracy can still be found. India is the biggest democracy in the world, with a population of over one billion. India, a union of states, is a sovereign socialist, secular, democratic, republic, with a parliamentary system of government. The republic is governed in terms of the Constitution, which was adopted on 26 November...

Communist state, Democracy, Government 1369  Words | 4  Pages

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Sucesses in the Indian Revolution

India’s revolution was most successful. India met their goals more than the other revolutions in China, Russia, and Ireland. Through the revolution, India fought with Britain in a nonviolent way with the guidance of Gandhi, and still ended up accomplishing all of their goals to become an individual country. Britain had complete control over India, and India was sick of it. Britain and India had made a compromise; if India gave up their men to fight for Britain’s army in World War I, in return...

British Empire, Indian independence movement, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi 1917  Words | 6  Pages

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History of India

article is about the history of the Indian subcontinent prior to the partition of India in 1947. For the modern Republic of India, see History of the Republic of India. For Pakistan and Bangladesh, see History of Pakistan and History of Bangladesh. "Indian history" redirects here. For other uses, see Native American history. Part of a series on the | History of India | | Chronology of Indian history | Ancient India |  Prehistoric India and Vedic India Religions, Society, Mahajanapadas...

British Raj, Delhi, History of India 871  Words | 3  Pages

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Independence and Development in the Global South

economic network, local modernized elites committed to remaining part of the network -> colonialism seemed unnecessary – empires able to retain economic interests w/o the expense of providing a government * What obstacles confronted leaders of independence movements such as Gandhi, Nehru, Ho Chi Minh and Nelson Mandela? * Leaders had to recruit members, plot a strategy, negotiate w/ the state, occasionally direct military operations, etc. * Nationalist movements had to rally the people of...

Africa, African National Congress, British Empire 1576  Words | 5  Pages

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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

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Fedral Court System in India

The Government of India Act, 1935 changed the structure of the Indian Government from “Unitary” to that of “Federal” type. The Distribution of powers between the Centre and the Provinces required the balance to avoid the disputes which would be arisen between the constituent units and the Federation. The system of Federation clearly demanded the creation of a Federal Court which would have jurisdiction over the States as well as the Provinces. Federal Court functioned only for 12 years. It was...

Article Three of the United States Constitution, Chief Justice of the United States, Court 829  Words | 3  Pages

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Malnutrition in India

MALNUTRITION IN INDIA India is one of the world’s fastest growing economies sitting on a population of 1.241 billion [1]. Yet still, since its independence in 1947 majority of Indian population is either at or below the National Poverty Line. According to a report by the World Bank, malnutrition in India is more common than in Sub-Saharan Africa. More than a third of malnourished children live in India. The number is almost 5 times higher than that of China. Malnutrition thus has alarming implications...

India, Malnutrition, Nutrition 1059  Words | 3  Pages

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Independence Day

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 India...

Country, Future, India 893  Words | 3  Pages

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India Revision Notes Raj,

the Nationalist Challenge in India 1900-47 MOCK REVISION LIST 2012 The main focus of this option is on the changing relationship between Britain and India in this period and on the reasons for this, with particular reference to Indian nationalism. Students will be expected to understand the importance of the growth and impact of Congress and the Muslim League as they challenged Britain’s traditional role in India, and they should understand the reasons why independence led to Partition. A major requirement...

British Empire, British Raj, India 854  Words | 5  Pages

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Gandhi and his campaign for civil rights and Indian independence

Gandhi and his campaign for civil rights and Indian independence Date Event How is this evidence of influence of Satyagraha 1869 The birth of Mahatma Gandhi Ordinary man, no effect of his birth. 1883 Gandhi married 14 year old Kasturbai Makhanji at age 13. 1888 Gandhi travelled to London to study law Became well educated, more educated then other Indians 1893-1914 Gandhi travelled to South Africa...

Civil disobedience, Gujarat, Indian independence movement 387  Words | 3  Pages

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How did the Indian National Congress win support and what part did it play in ending British rule?

How did the Indian National Congress win support and what part did it play in ending British rule? The Indian Independence Act of 1947 marked a watershed upon the history of India and imperialism, predicating the protracted, but evident, retreat of empire. A body of influences are readily available in providing a depth of understanding of the event; it is, however, the permeating legacy of the Indian national congress that has been routinely identified as a political organisation synonymous with...

British Raj, Delhi, India 2279  Words | 6  Pages

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Independence Day

The Mechanical Celebration of the Independence Day Congratulations to all my fellow countrymen, on the occasion of the sixty fifth independence day! I wonder to see the number ‘sixty fifth’; as I think what we, the Indians have done for our motherland? Mother India is watching all her children in low spirits. Except in some fields, we Indians have not yet crossed a single mile in the journey of towards national progress. How mechanically the Independence Day celebration is going on year by year…...

Culture of India, Economy of India, India 1066  Words | 3  Pages

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Status of Women in India

in practical life. But in scriptures they were given high position. Thus in past, the status of women in India was not clear. It was theoretically high but practically low. Women were prohibited to take part in domestic as well as in external matter. They were under the influence of their parents before marriage and their husbands after marriage. Thus, the position of women in ancient India was inferior. The position became worse even during the Moghul rule. They could not overcome the nasty Purdah...

Bihar, Constitution of India, Government of India 1245  Words | 3  Pages

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British Rule in India and the Response of Indian Society

India is a country that is rich in culture and spiritual beliefs. This all changed when the British landed a company that not only changed the societal business but also the government rule as well as their cultural aspects. This company was named the East India Company. With its gradual expansion, the company managed to build English communities in Calcutta, Bombay, and Madras; the three presidency states of India. Although the East India Company's intentions where to pursue and expand trade with...

Bengal, British Empire, British Raj 1471  Words | 4  Pages

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Nationalist Movements In India

Nationalist Movements in India The Nationalist Movements in India were organized mass movements emphasizing and raising questions concerning the interests of the people of India.In most of these movements, people were themselves encouraged to take action. Due to several factors, these movements failed to win Independence for India. However, they did promote a sense of nationalism among the people of the country. The failure of these movements affected many people as they withdrew from Government...

British Raj, Civil disobedience, Gujarat 1096  Words | 3  Pages

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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

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First Phase of Foundation of Indian National Congress

Foundation of Indian National Congress First phase of Foundation of Indian National Congress - Inform ative & researched article on First phase of Foundation of Indian National Congress Sign in | Register Now History of India Art & Culture | Entertainment | Health | Reference | Sports | Society | Travel in Articles Go Forum | Free E-magazine | RSS Feeds History of India : Sources of History of India | Ancient History of India | Medieval History of India | Modern History of India | Indian...

Bengal, British Empire, British Raj 1491  Words | 7  Pages

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Why Do the Events of 1857-8 in India Matter?

The events of 1857-8 are extremely significant and have changed India dramatically into the India we see today. We see the British taking over India from the East India Company after a ‘mutiny’ in 1857 and welcoming it into a colony in the British Empire. It was described as “the jewel in the crown” of the British Empire because of their rich sources such as silk that were deported from India to countries in Europe. This made Britain considerably richer and greedier as they increased their power...

British Empire, British Raj, Company rule in India 1451  Words | 4  Pages

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India History

Page 1 : India is a South Asian countries, accounting for most of peninsular India.  Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the south-west, and the Bay of Bengal on the south-east Indian border with Pakistan, China, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Afghanistan. Its the 7th largest country in the world and the second-most populous country with over 1.2 billion people Page 2: India has Indus civilization , it had strong development 5000 years ago India is the birthplace...

Delhi, Haryana, Himalayas 604  Words | 3  Pages

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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...

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 Poverty in India 963 million people around the world are living in hunger, 923 million people are malnourished, about 5.6 million children die each year from malnutrition and one-third of the world’s poverty is just in India. India has one of the fastest growing economies in the world, that’s why so many wonder why their poverty rate isn’t decreasing faster. The majority of Indians are living off of an average of 2 dollars per day, most living in villages and farm lands live off of less. I will...

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