DMPQ:Home charges is one of the major component of drain of wealth. In this context please explain home charge and also list down the effect of drain of wealth.

East India company took away part of Indian resources and wealth and in reciprocity they offer no return. This continuous drain made India Impoverished . The major component of drain of wealth was home charges: Home charge is the expenditure carried out by company before 1858 and by British government  after 1858 . It includes … Read more

DMPQ: Revolt of 1857 was a major landmark in National freedom struggle. What changes it brought to the governance system?

Revolt of 1857 was the  outburst of anger by the Indians against the exploitative policies of the Britishers. Even though  Britishers manage to supress the revolt. It made them to look into administration and way of governance. As a result they brought “ Act for betterment of India” . This act replace the rule of … Read more

What is the difference between classical and folk dance forms ?

  S.No. Classical Folk 1. It is a highly evolved form of dance It is at early stage of evolution. 2. Classical dance has its genesis in Natya shastra of bharat muni. No such relationship with Natyashastra 3. Has well defined steps, gestures known as karanas and angahara. No such well defined steps, gestures etc. … Read more

What is Bhakti movement? What are the essential features of bhakti movement?

The Indian culture and civilisation have undergone regormation and revitalisation many times throughout history of mankind. The Bhakti movements of 14th-16th century represented one such phase of revitalisation and reformation of Indian culture. This movement was lead by saints like Kabir, Guru Nanak, Ravidas, Dadu Dayal and Guru Ramdas. Essential features of Bhakti movement are … Read more

Note on Medieval Indo-Islamic Architecture.

With establishment of Turkish rule in India, a new phase coming in history of Indian art and architecture. Turks brought Islamic style of architecture in India. This new style eas significantly different from traditional Indian style. But over a period of time both style under went assimilation. Essential feature of Indo -Islamic architecture were: Islamic … Read more

Describe the socio-economic condition of Harappan civilisation.

Indus valley is an example of great civilisation flourishing in the pre vedic era. The civilisation marks the zenith in terms of art, architecture and culture. Its magnanimous architecture depicts the vibrant social and culture life. Social life:      Cities were divided into two parts. One was citadel (for the nobles) and the other part … Read more

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