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Indian Empire

British India and the Indian states under indirect British control, which gained independence as India and Pakistan in 1947
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The all major departments of British Indian Empire in India such as the Public Works Department (P.
Fortunately, the Muslims joined British Indian Armed Forces in large numbers, rendered outstanding military services, sacrifices and won laurels for the British Indian Empire in World Wars and other military campaigns.
The British Indian Empire was divided into two independent sovereign states of India and Pakistan in 1947 and it was resolved that the Muslim majority areas would constitute Pakistan and the non-Muslim majority areas India.
The foundation for a democratic tradition by the heirs of the British Indian Empire with Sri Lanka and the Maldives taking the lead have existed over the terrain even before 1947.
His possessions include 100-trillion banknotes from the inflation-hit African country, not to mention money used by German Nazis and the British Indian empire.
Mountbatten recalls her father's tenure as the last Viceroy of the British Indian Empire (1947) and the first Governor General of the Union of India (1947-48) just prior to India's independence.
Blanchett was cast as Edna Mountbatten, wife of Lord Mountbatten, who was the last viceroy of the British Indian Empire and oversaw the country's transition to independence in 1947.
Considered the rural backyard of the metropolitan New Delhi-based British Indian Empire, the new country went through a brisk process of urbanisation and industrialisation.
Her memories of Partition--when the British Indian Empire was divided into the sovereign states of India and Pakistan in August 1947--and the confusion and fear that descended on Delhi after Independence are particularly poignant.
The other was a Pennsylvania-born son of a Quaker merchant, a faux surgeon, spurned lover, itinerant soldier and adventurer exploring the khanates and kingdoms beyond the northwestern outskirts of the British Indian empire.
After Partition of the British Indian Empire in 1947, the provinces of Punjab (West Punjab during the British period) and Sindh experienced an almost overnight, significant increase in population due to Muslims moving from border regions in India to Pakistan.
The book is as much a chapter in the history of India's inspiring movement for freedom as it is an account of the unusual exploits of a section of the famed British Indian Army, which chose to defect to the Japanese in the wake of the fall of Singapore and to form the Indian National Army Its goal was "Chalo Delhi" (March on to Delhi) to deal a last blow to the British Indian Empire, the "Jewel in the Crown.

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