Panchayati raj

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  • Modern Day Social Imagery In George Orwell's Shooting An Elephant

    British Raj as an unbreakable tyranny, as something clamped down [...] upon the will of prostrate peoples; with another part I thought that the greatest joy in the world would be to drive a bayonet into a Buddhist priest's guts”(1). He is conflicted on sympathising with the native or to seek revenge for the way he was treated due to his authority. The rhetorical device is used by creating a contrast by using attributing joy to killing a buddhist priest while attributing tyranny to the British…

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  • Max Weber's Theory Of Bureaucracy In Fiji Case Study

    2.0 Overview of the Indenture System in Fiji Fiji was ceded to Great Britain in 1874 and the first Indian indentured labourers were brought to Fiji in 1879 (Lal, 2004). This new colony of Fiji was in a dire need of economic development so that it could sustain itself in the long run. Fiji’s first governor general, Sir Arthur Gordon, protected the Fijian labourers from commercial employment and believed that Fijians should continue to live in their own traditional surroundings, protected from the…

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  • Waiting For The Mahayajaya By Bharti And Karayi Character Analysis

    In the beginning of 20th century India was imbued with the spirit of patriotism. The people were coming out of their houses; even the women were also taking active part in struggle for freedom under the influence of Mahatma Gandhi. He was a man of action. He practiced what he preached. When he asked the people to speak the truth, he himself became the embodiment of truth. He spoke the truth, whatever the cost. The acknowledged his weakness by writing “My Experiments with Truth”. He believed in…

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  • Summary Of Gender Narrary In Mahasweta Devi's Dadi

    The post-Independence, postcolonial narratives work out the constructs of the nation and analyze its text The dis¬courses or narratives written then and later address the issues of the 'new' nation-mapping of territorial spaces, the re¬grouping of communities, peoples, cultures, languages into a homogenous identity of being Indian and belonging to India. Within this text of national identity runs the sub-text of centrality and marginality. The schemes of the nation include or exclude people,…

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  • British Colonialization In The Glass Palace, By Amitav Ghosh

    Amitav Ghosh throws light on the imperialist modes of social, cultural and ecological dominance in his fourth novel The Glass Palace. The novel points out that how colonialization has brutally exploded in the South Asia and results into the environmental degradation. The novel is interlocked in the various historical events like colonization of Burma by the British, the First World War, and conquest of Japan over Russia, the intense changes wrought by World War II etc. It’s a story that…

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  • Strengths And Weaknesses Of The Mughal Empire

    Moving on to the Mughal Empire, which was located in modern-day India from about 1526 to 1857. The Mughals had, as expected, a very strong military; and like the other Gunpowder Empires, they used gunpowder as a way to further this. However, they used it in a way that the other empires did not: rockets. Although these were essentially just arrows that packed a little bit more of a punch, they were undoubtedly an upgrade from standard arrows. As well as this, the Mughals produced very…

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  • Ramaraja Case Study

    Further trouble occurred under the viceroy D. Constantino de Braganca. The trouble occurred in 1559 due to religious intolerance of the Portuguese priests in the nearby San Thome. These priests before rising an alter to offer their sacrifices to Almighty God, destroy the Hindu temple near the village of San Thome. These angered the Brahmins who complained to their king Aravidu Ramaraja to give justice to his subjects. Subsequently, the king besieged San Thome. However, Meersman argued that the…

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  • The Adivasi Will Not Dance Analysis

    A Dalit writer and activist, Kancha Ilaiah, is issued a "fatwa' for writing about centuries of upper caste atrocities committed against the Dalits, in his book, Post- Hindu India: Discourse on Dalit Bahujan Socio-Spiritual and Scientific Revolution (2009), and another book, The Adivasi Will Not Dance (2015) by an Adivasi writer, Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar, is banned by Jharkhand state government on the charge of 'misrepresenting" the Adivasi, indigenous, people. Indian Independence "liberated" the…

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  • Indian Personality Analysis

    Personality traits of Indians • Indians treat Cricket as a culture. Indians are crazy about cricket and follow it religiously, they refer to cricket as a ‘religion’. • They are also very Socializing. Indians are hardly spotted alone, they are very talkative and don’t mind making conversation with strangers. • Indians are full of Empathy. They are caring and always ready to help those in need. Eg: due to their social nature, Indians make friends easily and they won’t back off if they see a…

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  • Raja Pratapaditya Analysis

    In accordance with the above covenant, Islam Khan confirmed Raja Pratapaditya in all his possessions and granted to him the revenue of the districts of Sripur and Bikrampur in lieu of his allowance’ (ibid.: 28-29). Again, another set of gifts were bestowed upon the Raja which included ‘a khilat, a sword, a bejeweled sword belt, a bejeweled camphor-stand, five high bred Iraqi and Turkish horses, one male elephant, two female elephants, and an imperial kettle drum’ (ibid.). But the Raja did not…

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