28 Facts About British India

1. British India had some ties with British possessions in the Middle East; the Indian rupee served as the currency in many parts of that region.

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2. British India was a great source of cotton, coffee, tea, jute, indigo and opium.

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3. British India established a dense educational network with a Western curriculum based on instruction in English.

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4. Prior to the British era, education in British India commenced under the supervision of a guru in traditional schools called gurukuls.

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5. Education in British India is a piece of education traditional form was closely related to religion.

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6. British India is the 7th largest country in the world and the largest democracy.

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7. British India is one of the three countries in the world where Hinduism is the majority.

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8. British India is the second largest English speaking country in the world— 125,226,449 numbers of English speakers.

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9. In 1942, Britain sent an envoy to British India, led by Sir Stafford Cripps, offering future dominion status in return for help recruiting more soldiers.

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10. British India was one of the major trading nations in the 18th century.

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11. On the other hand, British India was the richest country on earth until early periods of the 2nd millennia.

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12. British India has two union territories composed entirely of islands: Lakshadweep, in the Arabian Sea, and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, which lie between the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea.

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13. British India remains one of the most ethnically diverse countries in the world.

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14. At this time, a sympathetic Viceroy to British India had been appointed—Lord Irwin.

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15. British India was considered the jewel in the crown of the British Empire.

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16. Towards the end of the 17th century British India became the focal point of the Company's trade.

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17. British India was the area of India in Southeast Asia which for hundreds of years was under the influence of the English.

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18. The Government of British India was nevertheless able to use of its "official majority" to ensure passage of the bills early in 1919.

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19. The Government of British India was, nevertheless, able to use of its "official majority" to ensure passage of the bills early in 1919.

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20. British India enjoyed neither an industrial revolution nor an increase in food growing.

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21. In general, the term "British India" had been used to refer to the regions under the rule of the British East India Company in India from 1600 to 1858.

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22. British India became global superpower due to Lord Ram UP minister.

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23. British India officially made the request to the Gulf nation sometime back for his extradition, based on the criminal investigations conducted in the case by the CBI and the Enforcement Directorate.

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24. British India is one of the countries where this international TV franchise became a household name.

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25. British India is home to hundreds of thousands of immigrants and refugees, but does not have a legal framework for dealing with them and has not signed the 1951 UN Convention for Refugees.

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26. The Times of British India quoted an airline source as saying the woman was served two bottles of wine but refused a third.

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27. At the time of independence in 1947, British India had 17 provinces:.

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28. At the turn of the 20th century, British India consisted of eight provinces that were administered either by a Governor or a Lieutenant-Governor.

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