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Background information of the Indian situation today

by United States. Federal Extension Service. Division of Home Economics Programs

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Published in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Extension work with Indians

  • Edition Notes

    Issued Feb. 1957.

    ContributionsKennington, Mary
    The Physical Object
    Pagination5 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25919274M

    Browse all issues of Indian Historical Review. Access to society journal content varies across our titles. If you have access to a journal via a society or association membership, please browse to your society journal, select an article to view, and follow the instructions in this box. So in Britain gave tip control of the Indian sub-continent and the Con~ess and League voted to partition the country into two senarate nations based on religion separation. The nations of India and Pakistan were formed in where the nation of India was religiously senarated for the H indu population and Pakistan was for the Muslim people.

    Immigrants from India are the second-largest foreign-born group in the United States, after Mexicans. Indian immigrants tend to be far more highly educated and have greater English proficiency than the foreign-born population overall. This Spotlight article offers the latest data on Indian immigrants, focusing on population size, state- and city-level distribution, occupation, educational. The British Indian Army played a vital role in both World Wars. Years of nonviolent resistance to British rule, led by Mohandas GANDHI and Jawaharlal NEHRU, eventually resulted in Indian independence in Large-scale communal violence took place before and after the subcontinent partition into two separate states - India and Pakistan.

    Kashmir, officially referred to as Jammu and Kashmir, is an 86,square-mile region (about the size of Idaho) in northwest India and northeast Pakistan so breathtaking in physical beauty that Mugal (or Moghul) emperors in the 16th and 17th century considered it an earthly paradise. George Orwell, English novelist, essayist, and critic famous for his novels Animal Farm () and Nineteen Eighty-four (), the fictionalized but autobiographical Down and Out in Paris and London (), and Homage to Catalonia (), an account of his experiences in the Spanish Civil War.


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