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HIS 8 Indian Civilization Lecture Outline 15 What were the effects of the Mutiny of 1857 on the British administration of India? Who were the first groups of Indians that sought to reform Indian society and publicly criticize British rule in India? What kind of social and economic background did they come from? How did the Indian National Congress come into being? What were the issues that they took up? How far did they represent the majority of Indians? British Raj and Indian Society 1. Administrative framework 2. Emergence of an educated Indian middle class 3. Indian response to British rule: reaction to reform 4. Political aspirations of Indians 5. Formation of the Indian National Congress Queen Victoria Days of the British Raj Administrative changes after the Mutiny Lord Canning: Governor General became the Viceroy Board of Control became the Secretary of State Board of Control and Court of Directors now Council of India Civil Service Exams continued under the Crown—civil service became educated Indian Councils Act, 1861 Creation of the Vicergal Executive Committee (5 members) home revenue finance
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