Panchayati raj

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  • Human Diversity In South Asia Essay

    The major cultural elements that contributed to the human diversity of South Asia are the two main religions in the region. These religions are Hinduism and Buddhism. Both are similar but have differences that make up the diversity in South Asia. Hinduism is mainly in India; which includes worship of many gods related to varied historic experiences and is associated with a caste order. A caste order is a social class system based on supremacy of people. The top of the caste order are the…

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  • A Passage To India Summary

    A Passage to India unfolded an attempt to understand the real India. The entry of Miss Adela Quested from England to India changes the atmosphere of both the novel and at the same time the relationship between India and Britain in reality. Racial politics deep rooted within prejudice amongthe British against the people of India. To the British people India is a country of weak, unreliable, dishonest, lustful country having feminine qualities. Through this novel we realize that the British people…

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  • Identity And Colonialism In The Shadow Lines By Amitav Ghosh

    The Shadow Lines discusses the effects of fear on memory, the connection between the past and the present in narrator’s own identity, the life story of an Indian boy there and in London. The crucial and historical events like communal riots of 1963-64 in Dhaka, World War II, Partition of India, and Swadeshi Movement that occurred in 1980s are recalled by the narrator and these memories traumatize the narrator. The aspect of cosmopolitanism is found in the character of Ila. The protagonist is…

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  • Chandigarh Case Study

    Chapter 1: 1.1. Chandigarh – The new Capital Pakistan and India became independent in August of 1947, after the division with the Punjab Province, which had as a result, India being without capital, as Lahore, the existing at that time capital, became part of Pakistan. The loss of the capital had as a consequence the immediate need of establishment of a new capital (Rüegg, 2010). In March of 1948, the government of India in collaboration with the government of Punjab decided the specific site…

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  • Sir Sayyid Ahmad Khan Analysis

    Introduction Sir Sayyid Ahmad Khan, was born on 17 October 1817 in Delhi and died on 27 March 1898. He earned reputation as a distinguished scholar. He cared about Muslims community in India since the British colonists started religious racism and isolated Muslims from educational curricula. He expected that if we remained without a policy that protects our rights and country they will be destroyed. He had a clear vision about education and how to keep a balance between modern education and the…

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  • Non-Violence In Ramayana By Valmiki

    The epic Ramayana was written by Valmiki around 1000 B.C.E. The epic was written in India where Valmiki is struck with inspiration; he later pairs Ramayana and sloka (grief) to make a greater story. In an epic battle where forces of evil kidnap the noble prince Rama’s wife Sita. Subsequently, a bloody battle between two interesting characters with allies in both parties initiates where at the end only one will keep standing. Rama and Vibishina provide codes to live by in one’s society; Ravana…

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  • The Refugee By Asif Cuurrimbhoy Analysis

    Abstract:’ The Refugee’ a one act play was written by Asif Currimbhoy.The play portrays the miserable condition of the refugees from East Bengal on hand and on the other hand the play throws ample light on the effects of the refugee problems in social life in India during 1971.Asif combines the major issues with other problems like communalism as it is also led by other issues. It suggests that one problem gives way to other problems. The present play focuses all the issues due to the influx of…

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  • Cultural Impact Of Decolonization

    Decolonization is a goal with a never-ending journey; the world is continuously changing and adapting daily that there is no finality. The process of decolonization and nation building is derived from the civil wars, wars of independence, negotiated independence, and incomplete decolonization (Pollard et al, 2015 pg.734). In the end, decolonization had an impact on all nations socially, economically, and politically. Its factor refers to finance and trade, global migration, new technologies, and…

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  • Fashion Impact On Society

    Impact on Clothing: Indian Fabrics were treated as exotic and the British fell in love with cotton and indigo. These Indian textiles influenced British tastes before the Raj. But once the British started ruling, everything changed, a new culture emerged and so did a new cultural identity. There was a stark difference in the dressing sensibilities of the British and Indians. After looking at the clothing attires of British people, Indians started looking down upon themselves, they thought that…

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  • Colonialism: Causes Of The Sri Lankan Civil War

    One of the causes of the Sri Lankan Civil War, which falls under external influence, is colonialism. Sri Lanka was under British colonial rule from 1796-1948. The British implemented the divide and rule tactic when governing Sri Lanka, where minority groups, in this case Tamils, are given preferential treatment. This is to aggravate differences between the Sinhalese majority and Tamil minority. This way, the majority group that was being discriminated against would direct their grievances…

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