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Pitt’s India Act of 1784

Pitt’s India Act 1784 or the East India Company Act 1784 was passed in the British Parliament to rectify the defects of the Regulating Act 1773. It resulted in dual control or joint government in India by Crown in Great Britain and the British East India Company, with crown having ultimate authority. With this act, ..

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What was the difference between ideology of Satya Shodhak Samaj and Prarthana Samaj?

What was the difference between ideology of Satya Shodhak Samaj and Prarthana Samaj?Satya Shodhak Samaj was founded by Mahatma Jyotiba Phule on 24 September 1873 with an objective to liberate the Shudras and Ati Shudras and to prevent their ‘exploitation’ by the upper caste like ruling caste Maratha. Satya Shodhak Samaj refused to regard the ..

What is the significance of Republic Day Parade in India?

Constitution of India came into effect on January 26, 1950. During the transition period from 1947 to 1950, King George VI was the head of country. He was also the last Emperor of Modern India. C. Rajagopalachari served as the Governor-General of India during this period. Following January 26, 1950, Rajendra Prasad was elected as the ..

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