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Muhammad Ali Jinnah

failed to win any majority. These events had a strong impact on Jinnah’s political perspectives. The British and Hindus had became power against the Muslims. The onus to rebuild Muslim majority came on the shoulders of Jinnah. The course of the events altered, in favor of Indian Muslims, when World War II erupted in September 1939. With Congress demanding the British to “Quit India”, Viceroy asked Jinnah for expression of Muslim League’s position on self-government, confident...

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Anger and Violence in Partition Literature

misery and bloodshed beyond the apparent and the obvious by discerning into the gulf of not only partitioned nation but also partitioned hearts and minds. Writers like Khushwant Singh, Bhisham Sahni, R.K.Narayan, Manohar Malgoankar, Chaman Nahal, Raj Gill, H.S.Gill and Salman Rushdi have written and tried to translate the historical event of partition. They have all captured the immediacy of the horrors of this traumatic experience and tumultuous historical reality. Bhisham Sahni, the sterling...

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Times of India

Coleman & Co. Ltd. which is owned by the Sahu Jain family. HISTORY OF THE INDUSTRY The Times Of India was founded on 3 November 1838 as The Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce In Bombay,[7] during an intermediate period between the Mughal and British Raj. Published every Saturday and Wednesday, The Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce was launched as a semi-weekly edition by Raobahadur Narayan Dinanath Velkar, a Maharashtrian Reformist. It contained news from Britain and the world, as well as the...

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fabric! A giant of a man who yet epitomizes the common man of India. An extra-ordinary man, a cut above the rest and yet the empathy he had with the poorest of the poor, with every human being he came across, be it of this country or from abroad. A British trained barrister by profession, an Englishman to the core – the diction, the mannerisms, the etiquette and the way of life. From England to South Africa where he faced racial discrimination and humiliation where he realized that the color of his...

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Role of Students in Modern Society

and agriculture, India prospered a lot during and before British rule. However, much of the goods of the land, for example gold, were taken from the land when south Asia was handed over to India and Pakistan in August 1947. The violence taking place during the partition diverted the people’s attention from economics of the time to safety and land rights, and mostly what remains of Indian economics today is what was established during the British rule. The economy of India was affected by three major...

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Mughal Era

Suri in the year 1540, and Humayun was forced to retreat to Kabul. After Sher Shah's death, his son Islam Shah Suri and the Hindu king Samrat Hem Chandra Vikramaditya, who had won 22 battles fromPunjab to Bengal and had established a secular Hindu Raj, ruled North India from Delhi till 1556, when Akbar's forces defeated and killed Hemu in the Second Battle of Panipat on 6 November 1556. The Mughal dynasty ruled most of the Indian subcontinent by 1600; it went into a slow decline after 1707 and was...

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7 freedom fighter

intolerance for caste-differentiation, racism or religious separation. His was so active in the Indian National Congress that he was arrested several times by the British Government. Soon he realised that international backing was a must for India’s freedom and hence started meeting leaders from Japan, Italy, and Germany who were against the British forces in the World War 2. He even met Mussolini and Hitler at different times. He was completely against the racism that The dictators propagated but he appreciated...

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ideology of pakistan

Anti Muslim Campaign The Hindus and British joined hands to destroy the faith, belief, customs and national importance of Muslims because Muslim rebellion was creating much problem for both. 2. In Acceptance of British Rule Muslims had been ruling the Sub-Continent for ages. Therefore, they could not resist any power over them. When British came to rule the Sub Continent, Muslims were the only nation who opposed them. Thus, in order to gain power, British had to crush the Muslims collectively...

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How Far Do the Sources Suggest That Gandhi Was an Effective Leader

shall only pray and hope that God will give India sufficient humility and sufficient strength to remain non-violent to the end”. This shows Gandhi’s strength and “saintliness of character”. Gandhi also writes in source 12, “It is high time that the British people were made to realise that the fight commenced in 1920 is a fight to the finish”. This again shows his strength of character and his effective leadership skills. These qualities are referenced, again in source 10, the viceroy writes, “Mr Gandhi...

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