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    British Raj British Raj refers to British “reign” – Raj means “reign” in Hindi. The system was the British rule in the Indian subcontinent between 1858 -1947. Geographically the Indian subcontinent was… India‚ Pakistan‚ Bengal an Burma How did British Raj come to be? - Long before the British Raj came to be the British East India Company gained more and more control on the subcontinent. The company has grown bigger and bigger since it started in the 17th century. The company even had their

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    The British Raj was the rule of the British Crown in the Indian subcontinent between 1858 and 1947. Raj is the term used when the British government stopped the Sepoy Rebellion and took control of India during the reign of Queen Victoria. Back then India wasn’t a nation it was divided into various parts which where governed by different kingdoms and different rulers‚ even if they had the same language. But just some of the kingdoms where actually powerful‚ and the ones that had it where excelled

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    Impact of British Rule in India Impact of British Rule in India was virtually unprecedented‚ as it has affected the economic‚ socio-cultural‚ religious and political state of the country. More on Impact of British Rule in India • Impact of British Rule On Various Social Groups and Classes • British impact on Indian Law & Administration • Socio Cultural Impact Under The British Rule • Reconstruction of Calcutta during British rule • Conditions Of Peasants During British Rule

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    Politics & Military            A number of social‚ economic‚ religious‚ political   and military reforms had been imposed by the British without any consultation with local population. Social    British introduced a new system of education. in this system they had to send their children to co-educational schools which was hated since it appeared to improve the British system without due regards to their rights. Persian was the official language of the sub-continent for centuries since Mughals

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    work of the Congress in a crucial manner Young India by Extremist leader Lala Lajpat Raj * Used ‘safety valve’ theory to attack the Moderates in the Congress * Suggested Congress ‘was a product of Lord Dufferin’s brain’ * Argued that ‘the Congress was started more with the object of saving the British Empire from danger than with that of winning political liberty for India. The interests of the British Empire were primary and those of India only secondary’. * Added ‘no one can say

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    Year 12 UNIT 2 (British History) Topic D2: Britain and 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

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    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

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    Do you agree with the view that the British actions at Amritsar were justified in the aftermath of world war one The British actions at Amritsar were justified in the aftermath of world war one to an extent. The war seemed to boost the self esteem on Indians and unite them‚ suggesting threat against the raj‚ however the view in source 10 shows that there was no proof of a conspiracy‚ source 11 agrees with this but also shows why dyer might have acted in this way. Source 12 agrees with the fact that

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    British Influence in India

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    WE tend to forget that our lifestyle and mindset have largely been influenced by our colonial past. The British influence has changed the way we look at ourselves and has stripped us of a confidence that comes naturally to a people belonging to an ancient and great civilisation. Colonisation coerces people from subordinated culture to denigrate themselves. A kind of a virtual reality is created to expedite this attitude of self-hate among the native population. An alternate reality is created

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    Panchayti Raj

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    Intensive ‘As –Is’ Status Studies of computerization and IT Usage Department of Panchayati Raj‚ Government of Uttar Pradesh Report on ‘As –Is’ study on Information Technology usage and level of computerization and IT / eGovernance Roadmap February 2007 Version 1.0 Submitted by: PwC IT/e-Governance Roadmap Ver 1.0 Department: Directorate – Panchayati Raj (Department of Panchayati Raj) Table of Contents Executive Summary ...........................................................

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    Panchayati raj system of India Panchayats have been the backbone of the Indian villages since the beginning of recorded history. The village panchayats‚ in one shape or other‚ have survived in spite of all upheavals and changes in India. Panchayati Raj is identified as an institutional expression of democratic decentralization in India. These bodies had occupied a prestigious position and they were considered as the self-sufficient and small republics. Panchayati Raj Institutions have always been

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    CHAPTER -III PANCHAYATI RAJ – A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE Contemporary debates on decentralization has revolved around three important issues: issues of historicity‚ 92 issues of expanding democratic spaces‚93 and finally inclusive growth as well as inclusive politics of social categories. These debate have over looked certain historical facts – one‚ it has overlooked the historicity of decentralization particularly in the imagined history of orient‚ and thereby accept the argument that it is a post-colonial

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    British Education in India

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    HY1101E Article: Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800-1859): On Empire and Education http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1833macaulay-india.asp In the early 19th 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

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    day for Muslims‚ Hindus‚ Sikhs and many others. It marked the day of the British partition of India into a Muslim-controlled Pakistan and a Hindu-dominated India. India won its freedom from colonial rule‚ ending nearly 200 years of British rule. Many different events lead to the final decision of the partition. During the 18th and 19th centuries‚ the British gained full power over India. Bitterness towards the British developed as Hindus and Muslims were denied jobs and high positions in the

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    Mulk Raj Anand has always been a socially responsible writer and till his last breath. In his last write-up which happened to be published on the day of his demise 12th December 2004‚ he tried to awaken us about the effect of modern science on man that man has turned into a specialized robot having no concern for arts. This shows that how concerned he was with the human conditions and its problems and it remained with him till his last breath. If we talk about his youth years he was a kind of person

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    Archive Water & Sewerage Services in Karachi during British Raj After the arrival of some British in Karachi at the end of eighteenth century‚ they had established a factory at the present SITE location‚ but it was closed down following a disagreement with the then local Sindhi rulers. Subsequently‚ British troops occupied Karachi in 1839 and the city served as landing port for British during the First Afghan War. The province of Sindh was then conquered by Charles James Napier in 1843

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    ikB&11 foæksg vkSj jkt 1857 dk vkanksyu vkSj mlds O;k[;ku Rebels and the Raj (1857 revolt and its Representation) 1. Why did the Indian think during British period that their religion was in danger? Ans. (i) Conservative Indians were angered by the various social reforms initiated by the British. The abolition of sati‚ legalizing of widow remarriages were regarded as unwanted interference in Indian Social. 2. (ii) Indian sentiments were also hurt by the Christian Missionaries. (iii) In 1850

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    Panchayati Raj

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    PANCHAYATI RAJ IN INDIA The panchayat raj is a South Asian political system mainly in India‚ Pakistan‚ Bangladesh and Nepal. "Panchayat" literally means assembly of five (panch) i.e wise and respected elders chosen and accepted by the village community. Traditionally‚ these assemblies settled disputes between individuals and villages. Modern Indian government has decentralized several administrative functions to the village level‚ empowering elected gram panchayats. It is a system of governance

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    INDIAN PANCHAYATS Indian PANCHAYATS are endowed with the responsibility of taking care of the administration in the Indian villages and sub-urban areas in the country. The states in India are divided into many districts and the districts are further sub-divided into taluqs or tehsils. There are about 250-600 villages under each tehsil or taluq. The villages are managed and administered by the panchayat. Village PANCHAYAT The PANCHAYAT is the local self-government in the villages of India

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    Panchayati Raj Institution

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    44 Management Insight ROLE OF THE PANCHAYATI RAJ INSTITUTIONS IN RURAL DEVELOPMENT (AN ANALYTICAL STUDY OF UTTAR PRADESH) A.K. Mishra*‚ Naved Akhtar** & Sakshi Tarika*** ABSTRACT Overall development of country is the main objective of Indian government since its independence. Earlier the main thrust for development was laid on Agriculture‚ Industry‚ Communication ‚ Education‚ Health and Allied sectors but soon it was realized that the all round development of the country is possible only

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