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Influence of British Colonialism and Freedom Struggle on Indian Art

Influence of colonialism and subsequent freedom struggle upon evolution of Indian art forms can be understood as follows: Indian Paintings The traditional Indian painting was versatile and was different in different parts of India. The art scene was so far dominated by images of Indian Gods, Goddesses, religious heroes etc. The British used the services […]

Jallianwala Bagh Tragedy

Punjab was facing from the severe war time depression as the sipahis were returning from Central Asia and Mesopotamia. Then the Ghadar party made Punjab a cradle of revolutionary movements. The situation in Amritsar and Lahore was worse and army was called there. The Amritsar was handed to Brigadier-General Reginald Dyer. On April 13, 1919 […]

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Montagu Declaration (August Declaration) 1917

Edwin Samuel Montagu served as Secretary of State for India between 1917 and 1922. On 20 August 1917, he made a historic declaration in the House of Commons defining the goal of British policies in India. In the previous month, he had made a scathing attack on the whole system by which India was being administered […]

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