The birth of two nations indian independence and the creation of pakistan. From non-fictional accounts to works of fiction we list five must reads that deal with india’s struggle for independence. Test your understanding of the history of indian independence by reviewing this printable worksheet and interactive quiz these assessment assets. The main conflict occurred largely in the upper gangetic plain and central india, with the major hostilities confined to present-dayuttar pradesh, bihar. Strong ties between britain and india influenced the postal service our assistant curator shows us key stamp designs.
Whatever be the case, 69 years on, india and pakistan celebrate their hard fought independence with patriotic fervour. The indian independence movement encompassed activities and ideas aiming to end the east india company rule (1757–1857) and the british indian empire. In 1858, british crown rule was established in india, ending a century of control by the east india company the life and death struggle that preceded this formalisation of british control lasted nearly two years, cost £36 million, and is variously referred to as the 'great rebellion', the 'indian.
For nearly 200 years the british ruled over india learn how india won independence from one of the largest and most powerful empires in history. Indian independence day, new delhi 22k likes india's independence day is celebrated on august 15 to commemorate its independence from british rule and. The indian independence act 1947 (1947 c 30 (10 & 11 geo 6)) is an act of the parliament of the united kingdom that partitioned british india into the two new independent dominions of india and pakistan.
25 gk questions and answers on indian independence movement 1 when was first war of independence fought (a) 1757 (b) 1857 (c) 1957 (d) none of these 2 what is 1757 famous for. Indian independence india's independence day is celebrated on 15 august to commemorate its independence from british rule and its birth as a sovereign nation on that day in 1947.
Indian freedom struggle (1857-1947) and the militia participated so enthusiastically that it came to be regarded as the first war of indian independence.
The national flag of india hoisted on the red fort in delhi hoisted flag is a common sight on public and private buildings on independence day. On aug 15, 1947, jawaharlal nehru addressed the nation with a new declaration of independence and became the first prime minister of india.
Independence day: independence day, in india, national holiday celebrated annually on august 15 independence day marks the end of british rule in 1947 and the establishment of a free and independent indian nation. Quiz on indian independence day - play this interesting quiz to test your knowledge about indian independence history and national heroes in freedom struggle. Mohandas gandhi’s reputation as the indian spiritual and political leader who coordinated and led a successful national struggle for independence against british imperial rule on the strength of a non-violent movement survives largely intact. National and internationalclick here to find general knowledge questions,general knowledge preparation ,general knowledge puzzles etc updated on may 2018.Download