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Post-Independence India, based on India after Gandhi (Ramachandra Guha)

Syllabus

  • Consolidation of a nation:-Nehrus Foreign policy; India and her neighbours (1947-64); The linguistic reorganisation of states (1935-1947); Reorganisation and regional inequality; Integration of Princely States; Princes in electoral politics ; the question of national language.
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THE REVOLT OF 1857

Introduction

  • After The battle of Plassey in 1757, the British put first step towards rule in India.
  • But in 1857 a major revolt broke out against British, but to it’s ill politics and atrocities.
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MODERN INDIA

ARRIVAL OF THE EUROPEANS IN INDIA

  • WHY EUROPEANS CAME TO INDIA………….

After the fall of roman empire

  • so, Arabs / Islamic rulers established the monopoly over Red sea route and land route , that connects India to Europe.
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MODERN INDIA

Chanderi Romance at AIFW

Chanderi- the fabric that belongs to Madhya Pradesh has historical and a lot of references from the past that are hard to let go of! Innovation at Amazon has never been less and the Chanderi show was a bounty of beautiful off-white fabrics with a splash of  colour, here and there. 85 more words

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Shyamji Krishna Verma

( This was originally written at Quora by me, I am reproducing the same here. The original link here)

He was the mentor to many leading lights of India’s revolutionary movement, ranging from Veer Savarkar to Lala Hardayal to Madame Bhikaji Cama. 729 more words

Indian History

India - The Changing Social Dynamics

It is always emotional to visit the country of your birth – the nostalgia of growing up years, friendships, relatives, institutions, and the juxtaposition of places with occasions has a melodramatic impact irrespective of the frequency and duration of the trip. 1,295 more words

My 7 seconds

​There was a sense of panic inside me. It was getting difficult with each passing moment. Maybe I am doing this to myself, maybe there isn’t anything at all. 1,539 more words

Reality