Archive For The “Indian History” Category

Jawaharlal Nehru’s views on science and religion

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Introduction:- Jawaharlal Nehru was the first Prime Minister of India and a central figure in Indian politics before and after independence. He emerged as the paramount leader of the Indian independence movement under the tutelage of Mahatma Gandhi and ruled India from its establishment as an independent nation in 1947 until his death in 1964….

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Anasuya Sarabhai [Pioneering feminist and activist]

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Answer : A Anasuya Sarabhai (1885–1972) was a pioneer of the women’s labour movement in India. She founded the Ahmedabad Textile Labour Association (Majoor Mahajan Sangh), India’s oldest union of textile workers, in 1920. Sarabhai was born in Ahmedabad on 11 November 1885 into the Sarabhai family, a family of industrialists and business people. Both her…

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Vernacular Press Act of 1878

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Answer: D In British India, the Vernacular Press Act (Act IX of 1878) was enacted to curtail the freedom of the Indian press and prevent the expression of criticism toward British policies—notably, the opposition that had grown with the outset of the Second Anglo-Afghan War (1878–80).The act was proposed by Lord Lytton, then Viceroy of…

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