Socialist Strategies of Modernization under Nehru

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THE INDIAN STRATEGIES OF NATIONAL MODERNIZATION Introduction Historical Context Political Modernization Economic Modernization Social Modernization
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THE STRATEGIES OF NATIONAL MODERNIZATION Introduction Background Information Two Most Important Leaders of India Two Political Culture Questions
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INTRODUCTION: BACKGROUND INFO THE REPUBLIC OF INDIA The name “ India” is derived from Indus , which is derived from the Old Persian word Hindu , from Sanskrit Sindhu , the historic local appellation for the Indus River . The ancient Greeks referred to the ancient Indians as Indoi , the people of the Indus.
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THE STRATEGIES OF NATIONAL MODERNIZATION BHARAT The Constitution of India and common usage in Hindi also recognise Bharat as an official name of equal status. HINDUSTAN A third name, Hindustan ( Persian : Land of the Hindus ), has been in use since the twelfth century, though its contemporary use is unevenly applied.
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THE FLAG OF INDIA
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INTRODUCTION: BACKGROUND INFORMATION AREA OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDIA: Total: 3,287,590 sq km Land: 2,973,190 sq km Water: 314,400 sq km AREA IN COMPARISON: slightly more than one-third the size of the USA [Source: The CIA World Factbook (2007)]
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INTRODUCTION: BACKGROUND INFO ETHNIC GROUPS IN INDIA: Indo-Aryan 72% Dravidian 25% Mongoloid and other 3% (2000) [Source: The CIA World Factbook (2007)]
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INTRODUCTION: BACKGROUND INFO RELIGIOUS AFFILIATIONS IN INDIA: Hindu 81.3% Muslim 12.0% Christian 2.3% Sikh 1.9% Buddhist and other 2.5% BHARAT AS A HINDU COUNTRY Bharat or Hindustan is a Hindu country because HINDUISM is her dominant religion.
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QUESTIONS FOR THE QUIZ What other names is the ROI also known? What is the area of India in relation to US? How many official languages does ROI have? What is the dominant ethnic group of India? What is the dominant religion of India? Does India belong to Monsoon Asia?
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THE TWO MOST IMPORTANT LEADERS OF INDIA Who was the ARCHITECT & LEADER of India’s national independence? MOHANDAS GANDHI (1869-1948) Who was the ARCHITECT of India’s national development and national modernization and her first Prime Minister? JAWAHARLAL NEHRU (1889-1964)
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THE ARCHITECT OF THE ROI Jawaharlal Nehru ( Hindi :   8 ) November 14 , 1889 May 27 , 1964 First Prime Minister (1947-1964) Scholar ( Panditji )
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THE TWO POLITICAL CULTURE QUESTIONS The political culture question of supreme importance that Mahatma Gandhi faced after he emerged as the leader of the INC: How should India be freed from the British Raj and British colonialism so that she can become an independent nation-state? Strategies of SATYAGRAHA (grasp of the truth) National Mass Movement National Non-Violent Resistance
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THE POLITICAL CULTURE QUESTIONS The political culture questions of supreme importance that Jawaharlal Nehru faced as the new leader of India: How should India be developed and modernized so that she can become a modern nation-state?
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