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Indian National Congress

AGE OF MODERATES (1885-1905) Congress since its inception was dominated by educated middle class, the landed aristocracy and the capitalist classes called the moderates. The moderate ideology was The British colonialism and Indian Nationalism were not contradictory, rather complimentary. For the moderates, development of England was the development of India. The British were invincible. As such, by a policy of co-operation India could better secure her interests. England, mother of parliamentary...

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First Phase of Foundation of Indian National Congress

3/4/13 First phase of 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...

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Indian National Movement

Formation Of INC The foundations of the Indian National Movement were laid by Suredranath Banerjee with the formation of Indian Association at Calcutta in 1876. The aim of the Association was to represent the views of the educated middle class, inspire the Indian community to take the value of united action. The Indian National Congress, was founded, with the help of A.O. Hume, a retired British official. The birth of Indian National Congress (INC) in 1885 marked the entry of new educated...

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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...

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Indian Freedom Struggle

down permanently in India. Chengis Khan, the Mongolian, invaded and looted India many times. Columbus wanted to come to India, but instead landed on the shores of America. Vasco da Gama from Portugal came to trade his country's goods in return for Indian species. The French came and established their colonies in India. The British achieved political power in India. And while the British power gained its heights during the middle of the 19th century, the resentment of the local rulers, the farmers...

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Congress Rule 1937

and then the king signed this law and this became the govt of India Act of 1935, under which the elections of 1937 would be held elections were held. The Muslim League criticized this law for a number of reasons and the same was the case with the Congress party but agreed to contest provincial elections to make advantage of the opportunities being provided under the govt of India Act. The 1937 Elections: Provincial elections were held in British India in the winter of 1936-37 as mandated by the...

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Indian History

Indian History - Important events History of India . An overview : The people of India have had a continuous civilization since 2500 B.C., when the inhabitants of the Indus River valley developed an urban culture based on commerce and sustained by agricultural trade. This civilization declined around 1500 B.C., probably due to ecological changes. During the second millennium B.C., pastoral, Aryan-speaking tribes migrated from the northwest into the subcontinent. As they settled in the middle Ganges...

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Indian Democracy

fifty-three years there have been regular elections to the Parliament and state legislatures. This reflects the maturity and wisdom of the Indian electorate, in whom the ultimate power and sovereignty rests. With the passage of time, Indian voters have become more assertive and active as regards their participation in the process of democracy. The turnout of Indian voters has significantly increased during the past elections. It was about 52% only during the Lok Sabha elections of 1952 which increased...

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Indian Nationalism

nationalism Indian nationalism refers to the many underlying forces that molded the Indian independence movement, and strongly continue to influence the politics of India, as well as being the heart of many contrasting ideologies that have caused ethnic and religious conflict in Indian society. Indian nationalism often imbibes the consciousness of Indians that prior to 1947, India embodied the broader Indian subcontinent and influenced a part of Asia, known as Greater India. National consciousness...

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History Indian Democracy and British Raj

India’s struggle for independence by Bipan Citandra Indian National Congress Founded * Founded in December 1885 by 72 political workers. * First organised expression of Indian nationalism on an all-India scale A powerful and long lasting myth ‘the safety valve’ had arisen around this question. The myth is that The Indian National Congress: * Started by A.O.Hume and other under the official direction, guidance and advice of no less a person that Lord Dufferin, the Viceroy * Was...

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