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What is significance of RIN mutiny? To what extent, RIN mutiny hastened the end of British rule in India?

RIN mutiny happened at a time when the withdrawal of the British from India was obvious. The RIN mutiny is significant in India independence movement because: The revolt was within the pillar of British administration of armed forces which played a significant role in establishing the British Empire. The revolt in armed forces had a ..

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Tagore was uncomfortable with some aspects of the movement set in motion by Mahatma Gandhi, particularly his instrumentalists view of Satyagraha. Explain.

Tagore has been an ardent writer through out his life. One of his poems “Naba Barsha” is written in the context of celebrating Bengali New year. In this poem, he expressed his views his concerns about satyagraha and many other methods set up during our freedom struggle. Tagore maintains a theme stating everyone is losing ..

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Why some leaders of India such as Ram Manohar Lohia, Abul Kalam Azad found Congress solely responsible for communalism and eventual partition of India? Critically discuss.

It is evident that the spirit of communalism as well as British Government’s policy was responsible for the partition of India. However, Muslim appeasement policy adopted by the Congress was also to a great extent responsible for this. Congress not only promoted the League but also at several times renounced its principles and accepted the ..

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The recruitment policy of Indian Army to a great extent was shaped by the so called Martial Race Theory that originated in the aftermath of 1857 rebellion. Was it some kind of sinister designs of British or a natural grouping of soldiers? Analyze critically its cause and effects.

Martial Race was a designation created by officials of British India. The notion of “martial races” was formally developed and codified in the wake of the Indian Uprising of 1857 and became an important basis for the recruitment policy of the Indian Army.  As per martial race theory they classified each caste into one of two categories, ..

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How the abrupt withdrawal of Non-cooperation movement shaped further the socioeconomic and political processes in India? Explain while limiting yourself to events before launch of Civil Disobedience Movement.

The decision to withdraw the movement drew criticism from many national leaders. Many felt that the movement, which was at its peak, should not have been withdrawn because of one incident in one part of the country. This sudden withdrawal of non-cooperation movement led to formation of Swaraj Party by CR Das and Motilal Nehru, ..

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Was the national struggle for independence merely an expression of self-serving agenda of the Indian capitalist class? Discuss giving examples of suitable personalities and events related to Indian capitalist class.

The capitalist class chose to carefully tread in its support to the freedom struggle. It preferred to follow the constitutional path and try resolving disputes through negotiating table. So, they did not want to adopt the informal means of taking to streets and civil disobedience.  There were various reasons for their non-support including fear of ..

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