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Britain introduced a lot of good things to India- democracy, for one thing. Before British rule, India was governed by the Mughal Emperors, who were effectively dictators. The British introduced a system of multi-party democracy for India's various state councils and regional legislatures, whereby the people's representatives were elected by popular vote. In this respect, they were actually more democratic than Mahatma Gandhi, who sought to deprive the 'Untouchable' classes of enfranchisement following Independence. Britain also introduced a modern, Western-style infrastructure to all aspects and levels of Indian affairs, which was far more efficient and sophisticated than the creaky, monolithic systems of the Mughal period. Administration improved at all levels of society. The British legal system was an improvement on what had gone before, as was the military infrastructure and health care system. Britain also provided India with modern technology, such as the railway network, electricity and, later, air transport. In short, Britain brought India into the modern world of the 19th / 20th Centuries, raising it from the Mediaeval trough of feudal domination it had been languishing in beforehand, and creating a new, humane and advanced system of running a nation. 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.
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The effect of British rule was modernization at the expense of resources. India, a land of 570 princes and snake charmers modernized as a result of colonization. The count…ry was united as a result of the British. They modernized India by setting up Railways, Postal System, Telegraph, Civil Service, Army, Navy, canals, dams, parliament, democracy, police and government departments. India owes the British to research into their history which was lost after Year 1000. James Prinsep and WIlliam Jones discovered Ashoka and established a timeline into Indian history and set up Asiatic Society. Curzon restored all that was beautiful in india including grand renovation of Taj Mahal and preserved all historic buildings with his supreme administration. The cities of Delhi, Bombay, Calcutta, Madras and Bangalore was established by the British. They abolished Slavery, Sati, Thuggee and burning of lepers alive. They conducted trigonometrical survey, geological survey, survey (maps), zoological survey and botanical survey. The first national park is a result of Jim Corbett's efforts. Another User: The effect of British rule in India was fall in economic conditions of Indian people, generating commercial problems, economic problems, lack in the growth of India and its development. Their rule resulted into poor conditions of the agriculture and farmers, exploiting Indian market for their own benefit and killing the domestic home made industries.
India was previously ruled by the British. British rule took place from 1858 to 1947. In 1947, India was given its independence.
The British empire had a great impact on india. Positive impacts include education, introduction to civilisation: architecture, art. Wiping out nmpotrious gangs. Banning the s…ati e.tc But lets not forget these indians were mistreated, had no rights, starved, slaughtered, and persecution.
items which were exported during british rule
We treated people badly and put tax on everything!
British has influenced India in many ways. The school system is one of the many effects of the British's rule. In British and India, they both wear uniforms and the subjects a…re similar as well. Another one would be India speaks British English instead of American English. As for the last one, I have no idea.
The British Empire ruled India so they can take over India and steal all their good such as herbs, spices, rice, tea ect as India was a very weak and poor country at that time….
the negative effects of British rule in India first of all the British started to take raw materials for low cost from India and then they sold the finished goods for …high rates in the market. this of course yielded an increase in their profit but the handmade Indian goods lost its customers as they would get the goods at lower cost. this effected the income of the Indians who used to sell their finished goods and from earned from their business . the next thing is that British people started the method of Divide and Rule in order to make the Indians fight between themselves. at the times the Indians were fighting these British people conquered the places from Indian rulers to extend their political influence. they sowed the first seed of Communism between Hindus and Muslims. this led to the division of our nation into Pakistan and India. another adverse effect of British rule was that they gave birth to corruption in our country by giving bribe to some Indians in order to make those people help them to know the weak points of Indian rulers. They set up high tax which could not be borne by craftsmen which led to the decline of Indian handicrafts which had attained world wide fame earlier.
British rule in the India was worst thing which could happen to any country. The british empire started its empire as pirrates, it looted, destroyed and invaded several kingdo…ms within India and last battle was in 1857 when last mughal emperor was deposed thus putting an end of 1000 years of Muslim rule in India. India back then was 2nd biggest economy in the world contributing 22% to the overal world GDP, by the time british left it was less than 0.1%, slavery, poverty was everywhere then. People of India were the educated in India where as poor british were living in penury in Britain, There used no thief or poverty in India, the level of wealth was so much that Lord Macauly told british parliamentarian I have travelled across the length and breadth of India and I have not seen one person who is a beggar, who is a thief. Such wealth I have seen in this country, such high moral values, people of such caliber, that I do not think we would ever conquer this country, unless we break the very backbone of this nation, which is her spiritual and cultural heritage, and, therefore, I propose that we replace the old and ancient education system, her culture, because if the Indians think that all that is foreign and English is good and greater than their own, they will lose their self-esteem, their native self-culture and they will become what we want them to be, a truly dominated nation so this is what british gave India poverty, slavery, war, genocide, discrimination, took away all the resources turned India into o e of poorest country in the world. When Muslim ruled India was gold and when British came it took away all the gold leaving behind dust.
when britishers ruled India they got money , jewellaries and slaves from India
to find riches and gold . this is also because they wanted to get indigo and other raw materials from India .
BRITISH partitioned india and pakistan which led to a war between both nations which continues even today
I don't think of any positive effect. India for them was dumping ground of their product and take raw material for their industries there surely are some positive effects of …the British rule in India which is reflected even now.the Britishers developed a network of roads,railways,telecommunication etc.they introduced a good education system and an unified government.but still,they did this for their benefit but the Indians had also benefit from this.for example,the introducing of western education helped the educated Indians to unite and come up with the idea of independence.
The Britishers had started ruling India since 1857, after the First Indian War of Independance, when all of the possessions of the British East India Company were passed over …to the British Crown. However, the British East India Company had started ruling some of the regions of the country since 1757, when it defeated the Nawab of Bengal in the Battle of Plassey. The Britishers had been trading with the country even before that, but started ruling on it only after 1757.
The simple answer is: Profit. Certainly at first that was the primary reason. The East Indian Company had a charter from the crown giving them a monopoly over trade with India…. Investors in England could make a large profit from every ship that came back loaded with exotic cargo, especially silk cloth and spices. People could by shares in an expedition, much like the stock market works today, allowing people of more modest means to participate and spreading the risks. The East Indian Company got involved with Indian politics almost by accident; they would lend aid to whatever mullah or faction furthered their goals, and support the opposition against whoever defied them. Their resources and access to British rifles, cannon, and warships made them powerful players. After a century, they were the power behind many thrones, and the interests of the Company became identical to the interests of Parliament (especially since many of the main investors and Board members of the company were powerful men in the British government.). Eventually it got to the point where the Crown saw fit to take direct control and annex India into the Empire.
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It modernized the nation. Infrastructure (railroads, modern roads, bridges), electricity, and telegraphs were brought to India by the British. Proof of benefits of British… rule live on even today in the importance of Indian rail, a modern parliamentary-type government, and the fact that many (if not most) Indian cities are still dominated by British-era buildings. The areas under direct British control tend to be much more advanced than the former Princely States.