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60 Free Essays on India Before Independence

  1. India

    India was a British colony. It earned its independence from the British on 15/08/1947. Day before that Pakistan which was created as a result of partition of British India was established and flanked on two sides of India: West Pakistan which is called today Pakistan, and east Pakistan, now...

  2. haloha

    early twentieth century the British Raj was an oppressive regime? Jan 09 How far do these sources suggest that the aim of British rule in India was to ‘elevate’ the Indian people (Source 9, line 1)? Jan 10 How far do Sources 10, 11 and 12 suggest that British rule in India, in the years before...

  3. Essay

    independence of India had begun almost 90 years before in 1857, when a group of sepoys mutinied against the East India Company. Nevertheless it needed another 90 years for India to become an Independent State. But, today, one must take a moment to ask oneself – is India really free and independent...

  4. India Independence Day

    coming to an end, Britain decided to relive India from their power but not before June 1948. However, the impending independence more so enhanced the violence between Hindus and Muslims in the provinces of Punjab and Bengal. The communal violence grew so large that it became impossible for new viceroy...

  5. India Since Independence

    INDIA since independence India was a British colony. It earned its independence from the British on 15/08/1947. Day before that Pakistan which was created as a result of partition of British India was established and flanked on two sides of India: West Pakistan which is called today Pakistan...

  6. My Life

    Independence Day— Independence Day, observed annually on 15 August, is a national holiday in India commemorating the nation's independence from British rule on 15 August 1947. India attained freedom following an independence movement noted for largely nonviolent resistance and civil disobedience...

  7. Mahatma Gandi

    civil disobedience movement launched in India in response to Mohandas Gandhi's call for immediate independence. Declaring that the British presence in India Gandhi called upon the British to "quit India", but the Mahatma and all members of the were arrested before the dawn of that movement in...

  8. Republic Day Parade

    Republic Day Parade An Agni-II intermediate range ballistic missile displayed at the Republic Day Parade in 2004.The Republic Day Parade is an annual military and cultural parade held in the Indian Capital of New Delhi on 26 January, the Republic Day of India. Republic Day is celebrated with the...

  9. Republic

    Republic Day Two events are associated with India’s freedom from colonial rule. One is Independence Day(15th August) and the other, Republic Day (26th January). The former is a historical even when India gained independence in 1947 and freed herself from the foreign yoke after a protracted...

  10. Indian Politics

    administration of India India is a democracy. Before its independence its future leaders chose the liberal democratic system as the administration system of India. On 26/01/1950, India declared itself as Republic. On this day the Constitution of India came into force. Today India is a federation...

  11. Indias Independence

    Rabbu Singh Professor Romano History 1000c 11-29-12 India got its independence from Britishers in 1947 who ruled India for over 190 years. First through East India Company, and then British Raj was esstablished. What led British to take over India? India was a country of diversities viz-a...

  12. India in the Last 60 and Next 60 

    “At the stroke of the midnight hour, whenthe world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom.” These were the historical words of our first Prime Minister, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, on the eve of India's much awaited Independence Day. However, has India really woken up from its sleep of dreams...

  13. The Indian National Army in Wwii

    Amry. Subhas Chandra Bose was a very popular Indian Nationalist before and throughout World War Two. At the outbreak of war instead of going to Japan for help S.C. Bose went to Germany to try to side with Europeans for Indian Independence. Unfortunately for S.C. Bose and India, the European Axis...

  14. Freedom at Midnight

    Freedom at Midnight (1975) is a book by Dominique Lapierre and Larry Collins. It describes the events in the Indian independence movement in 1947-48, beginning with the appointment of Lord Mountbatten as the last viceroy of British India, and ending with the death and funeral of Mahatma Gandhi...

  15. Kavita

    I am kavita. Although India obtained its independence on August 15, 1947, the Constitution of India came into effect only on January 26, 1950. During the transition period from 1947 to 1950, King George VI was the head of country. C. Rajagopalachari served as the Governor-General of India during...

  16. Indian National Army and Its Role in Independence Struggle

    struggle. Bipin Chandra in his book, India’s struggle for Independence puts it, “Before we end this chapter (Quit India Movement), a brief look at the Indian National Army is essential”, and then spares a single page for the very essential technical details (seemingly for a memorisation exercise) on...

  17. Welcome Speech

    Nawab of Bengal. The Battle lasted no more than a few hours, and indeed the outcome of the battle had been decided long before the soldiers came to the battle field because most of Nawab’s soldiers were bribed to lose the battle. Jawaharlal Nehru, in the Discovery of India, justly describes Clive as...

  18. Development Policies and Experience

    in history, particularly in the period when India was under British rule which lasted for almost two centuries before India finally won its independence on 15 August 1947. The sole purpose of the British colonial rule in India was to reduce the country to being a feeder economy for Great Britain’s...

  19. India in the Decades Post-Liberalization

    actual policy regime that India followed in her early days of independence was a mixture of almost contradictory visions. A Soviet-style planning system was developed, but without the state having a monopoly of control over the resources. Capitalism was allowed to flourish, but a large bureaucracy...

  20. The Objective Resolutions 1949

    and India. The British Parliament passed the Indian Independence Act on July 18, 1947. Accordingly, the new state of Pakistan came into being on August 14, 1947. This new state was formed of East Bengal, a part of Assam (Sylhet), West Punjab, Sindh, N. W. F. P. and Baluchistan provinces of...

  21. Character Save's Life

    On the eve of India’s independence, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru famous speech “Tryst with Destiny” marked the beginning of a free India with words symbolizing hope and triumph. India got its independence from the clutches of British rule on 15th August 1947. It was this day when India’s tricolor...

  22. Constitution of India

    The majority of the Indian subcontinent was under British colonial rule from 1858 to 1947. This period saw the gradual rise of the Indian independence movement to gain independence from foreign rule. The movement culminated in the formation of the Dominion of India on 15 August 1947, along with the...

  23. Anti-Colonial Nationalismi in British Colonial India

    cooperate with Gandhi and instead fuelled the hatred between the two sides. Then on August 15, 1947, India was given its Independence from the British.[12] But just the day before the North West part of India was declared a separate state of Pakistan. Hindus living in Pakistan were forced to relocate...

  24. Special Feat Post Independenceures of Labour Movement

    Special features of the labour movement in the post independence period Before Independence, there was a common cause of independence from colonial rule for trade unions to be in unity. But post independence split became more prominent. As AITUC became communist dominant before independence, so...

  25. Essay

    lead in the 1920s in India caused Britain to grant independence to the Indian subcontinent after WWII. Similarly, independence movements in Africa also succeed, as South Africa gains independence before World War II, Egypt (under the lead of Gamal Nasser) gains independence in the 1950s. The...

  26. How Wwii Effected the Indian Independence Movement

    Movement,” which declared that if the British did not accede to the demands for Indian independence, a massive Civil Disobedience would be launched (Bose and Jalal, 133). However, once Britain arrested the top Congress Party leaders, the Quit India Movement fizzed out entirely before it even had a...

  27. Indian Freedom Fighter

    involvement in Mahatma Gandhi's assassination. Savarkar's revolutionary activities began when studying in India and England, where he founded student societies and publications, espousing the cause of complete Indian independence by revolutionary means. Savarkar would publish The Indian War of...

  28. Republic Day

    In India, Republic Day honors the date on which the Constitution of India came into force replacing the Government of India Act 1935 as the governing document of India on 26 January 1950. The date of 26 January was chosen to honour the declaration of independence of 1930. It is one of the three...

  29. Should Grading System Should Be There in Cbse

    hand, soon after Independence, India chose to grant this right to all its citizens regardless of gender, class or education. A second feature of the Constitution was that it guaranteed equality before the law to all citizens, regardless of their caste or religious affiliation. There were some...

  30. Gandi

    Gandhi Gandi devoted his life to peace and brotherhood in order to achieve social and political progress. His non-violent approach to British rule won independence for India, he was then assassinated by a religious fanatic. He studied law at University College in London. Students weren't very...