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The Drain of Wealth fostered industrialization in England at the cost of Indian industrialization. Elucidate.

India used to be a leading manufacturing country in the world in the early 18th century. However, the scenario changed with the British entry into India. It led to a situation of Drain of Wealth wherein all the revenue was sent by the English to England to further its glory. British colonialism weakened agriculture and ..

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Discuss the reasons of the emergence of the left-wing within the congress in late British Era. To what extent, it was able to influence the programme and policy of the congress? Elucidate.

The following are the reasons for the emergence of the left-wing within the congress in late British Era- There was a group of young leaders like Jawaharlal Nehru and Bosewho were influenced by the outside world and with the ideological developments there. Socialist ideas acquired roots in the Indian soil and socialism became the accepted ..

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Critically examine the differences between the attitude of Indian National Congress and Muslim League over the issue of independence of India.

The situation in India was of complicated in nature with respect to the issue of independence. The congress wanted independence, with India as a single united nation. On the other hand, the Muslim League wanted India to be divided. Muslims were minority in number (20%) and there was a fear that their interests would be ..

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"Latitude, not attitude made the west rule". Do you agree with this? Discuss keeping in focus various geographical and historical events.

There has been curiosity with respect to the West rule since years. Some believe it’s due to their attitude. However, the real factor lies in their geographical position which made their latitudes be known as ‘lucky-latitudes’ and enabled them to rule the world. It can be very well accepted that the rise of the West ..

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As far as possible, there should be complete popular control in local bodies and largest possible independence from them from outside control. Do you think that the above basic principle of the Mont-ford Report was inculcated in the Government of India act 1919? Substantiate your answer with relevant features of the Government of India Act 1919.

The Montford Report formed the basis of the Government of India Act 1919. The report stated to introduce self-governing institutions gradually to India. One of the important features of the report was to have complete popular control in local bodies and largest possible independence. To some extent, the 1919 Act adopted the recommendations of the ..

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The ideology of Swadeshi had brought a coherent relationship in economics, politics, religion and philosophy. Discuss

The terminology ‘Swadeshi’ is associated with Gandhiji. He is considered the champion of this concept. It means ‘local self-sufficiency’ or ‘home economy’. Gandhiji was of the opinion that in order to renew India’s vitality and regenerate its culture, simply exchanging rule by white sahibs for rule by brown sahibs was not the intention. He wanted ..

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