British Raj Essays

National Integration

National Integration Indian civilization has survived-through the ages despite temporary setbacks. Since the earliest times, Indian civilization has marched with common objectives of culture and society. In early days, great emperors like Ashoka unified the country and its civilization and knit ft round a common culture from one end of the country to the other. During and after the Hindu period and later by the spread of Buddhism in whole of Asia, Indian culture and civilization got a further impetus….

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Rani Lakshmibai

L.K. Advani�s suggestion to jointly celebrate the uprising of 1857 by India, Pakistan and Bangladesh is utterly ill-advised. It betrays, apart from our misplaced understanding of history, an obsequious mentality towards Muslims. In independent India, we preserved the myth sedulously cultivated by Gandhi, that everything that was anti-British was patriotic. Adolf Hitler, by that logic, should be our greatest hero because he dealt the biggest blow to the British Empire. We adore a demonic Tipu Sultan, who claimed to have…

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Sarojini Naidu

Sarojini Naidu, (born as Sarojini Chattopadhyaya/ সরোজিনী চট্টোপাধ্যায় ) also known by the sobriquet as The Nightingale of India,[1] was a child prodigy, Indian independence activist and poet. Naidu was one of the formers of the Indian Constitution. Naidu was the first Indian woman to become the President of the Indian National Congress[2] and the first woman to become the Governor of Uttar Pradesh state. Her birthday is celebrated as women’s day all over India. Early life Sarojini Naidu was…

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Sovereignty and Preamble

On analysing the Preamble according to its qualitative characteristics it can be divided into three parts. The first part of Preamble is said to be declaratory, whereby the people of India adopted, enacted and gave to themselves this Constitution in their Constituent Assembly. The second part is resolutionery, whereby the people of India solemnly resolve themselves into a sovereign, democratic republic. The third part is promissory in nature, it is a promise to secure to all the citizens; justice, liberty,…

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