The British also abolished some of the barbaric practices that were rife beforehand, such as that of burning a man's wife to death when he himself died. In spite of its constant favorable balance of trade, India acquired substantial debts. By diving into fiction as a way to understand, we are able to better understand both human nature and the events that shook… 1455 Words 6 Pages India is a country that is rich in culture and spiritual beliefs. The condition of the peasants became miserable. British manufacturers hoped to open up the vast and hitherto untapped market in the hinterlands for their finished goods and to facilitate the import of Indian raw materials to feed their ever hungry machines. However after passing the bar, he found little accomplishment in his attempt to practice law in India, which is when he accepted a position in South Africa, where he assisted on a lawsuit. Look at the corruption in civil services after independence! They bought raw materials at low prices but the Indian weavers had to pay very high prices for the raw materials.
Indian Council of Agricultural Research 1929 21. The imposition of English in the education system was a blessing in disguise. I conclude that while India undoubtedly benefited from British colonial rule, the negatives for the subject population far outweighed the positives. Schools and education for males and females. Edwin Lutyens and Herbert Baker designed New Delhi and the magnificent Parliament and President's building Rastrapati Bhawan stands tall. Scientists : Without the British professor Hardy, Ramanujan would be unknown to the world.
And these were sold in India at cheap prices. A spirit of nationalism gradually emerged. Wives were to self-immolate themselves after the death of their husbands. That is why there are no takers for Indian classical music and dance. After the death of Maharaja Ranjit Singh there was lawlessness in the region.
Maharaja Dalip Singh was pensioned off and send to England. The second blow to Indian industry came from massive imports of cheap textiles from England after the Napoleonic wars. Here they lived in spatious British bungaloes in grand isolation and the local 'white's only' gymkhana clubs became their cultural centres. Furthermore, the salaries of civil servants remained at high level, and the burden of official transfers increased in a period of falling prices. This company was named the East India Company. Liberal and democratic aspects of British colonialism in India played a significant role in leading to a democratic South Asia following Indian independence in 1947. In the entrance of Bharatpur bird sanctuary there is a marble plaque which gives the individual count of birds killed by V.
Pressure soon mounted for its introduction in India. Other British engineering developments such as roads, bridges, canals and the telegraph also helped link different parts of the country and stimulate trade and industry. The most noticeable change in the economy was the rise in population from about 170 million to 420 million from 1757 to 1947. The English scholars like Alfred Loyal, J. Britain had extracted large surpluses from India, and forced it into a free-trade pattern, which obliged India to export commodities and become a dumping ground for British manufactures. We have example of Nepal, China and Japan. Throughout this period Britain ruled India which caused many of the cultures to intermix.
Religious differences: Britishers for the first time started the hatred of communism between the Hindus and Muslims of India which later led to the division of the country into India and Pakistan. Majority of people population loosed their hopes, some were still in hope of getting rid of the British and some were determined to remove British rule from India but there was no such string that could reunite people. They introduced steamships on the rivers and set about improving roads. The British in East India accepted from their predecessors the department of finance and of war, but they have neglected entirely that of public work s. Even Kerala school of Mathematics was uncovered by this department.
He also found the first dinosaur fossil in India. But at the same time the population of Dacca decreased from 150,000 inhabitants to 20,000. Later on he campaigned tirelessly to save tigers and establish the first national Park. Financial Exploitation of India: Until 1898 India, like most Asian countries, was on the silver standard. Created, Designed and Developed New Delhi 10. Full disclaimer is at the bottom. The Portugal were led by Vasco-da-Gama, then the Dutch and the French followed.
British rule was one of the toughest time India faced as the country. Are they a part of 21 century world? In the light of the above discussion, it is clear that British rule is responsible for the modernisation of the Indian civilization. The Indian Civil Service, the Indian Police Service, the Indian Audit and Account Service, the Indian Medical Service, the Indian Education Service, the Revenue and Judicial Service created an administrative machinery that not only shouldered the responsibility of the work of Government on a large scale but also dealt with the famine, plague, means of transport and communication, agricultural projects etc. Vaccination : Population of India grew during the colonial era. In 1829, Sati or the practice of burning a widow with her dead husband was made illegal or punishable by law.