What were the effects of British rule in India?

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What were the effects of British rule in India?  Specific examples appreciated.


Final Answer

The effect of British rule was modernization at the expense of resources by setting up Railways, Postal System, Telegraph, Civil Service, Army, Navy, canals, dams, parliament, democracy, police and government departments. another effect of British rule in India was fall in economic conditions of Indian people, generating commercial problems, economic problems, lack in the growth of India and its development. Their rule resulted into poor conditions of the agriculture and farmers, exploiting Indian market for their own benefit and killing the domestic home made industries

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