Folk paintings of India Upsc

Folk paintings of India Upsc

Pattachitra It is traditional paintings of Odisha, where no pencil or charcoal is used but rather a brush is used to draw the outlines. These paintings have themes that are inspired by the Jagannath and the Vaishnava cult. Warli Painting These paintings are by the indigenous people who live in Gujarat and Maharashtra knowns as … Read more

Bahmani Kingdom Culture Upsc

Bahmani Kingdom Culture Upsc

The Bahmani ruler believed that they were the descendants of Iranian legend “Bahman” and also had Persian as their mother tongue. They patronized the culture, literature, language of the Persians, or the Persian way of life. The Alauddin Bahman Shah converted thousands of women and children to Islam who were captured from Carnatic rules. These … Read more

Shaikhzadas in Mughal empire Upsc

Shaikhzadas in Mughal empire Upsc

There were two ruling groups of Indian origin were in imperial service from 1560 they were Indian Muslims called Shaikhzadas and Rajputs. Shaikhzadas served Mughal empire as nobles and other services. The other nobles were mainly from Central Asians (Turanis), Iranians, Afgans, etc.

Classical dances of India Upsc

Classical dances of India Upsc

Sangeet Natak Akademi recognizes eight dances in India. It includes Bharatanatyam, Katak, Kuchipudi, Odissi, Kathakali, Sattriya, Manipuri and Mohiniyattam. Also, the culture ministry of the Government of India includes Chhau in its classical list. These dances represent a unity of core ideas in different styles, costumes, and diversified expressions. Indian classical dance, which is Shastriya … Read more

Economic impact of British rule in India Upsc

Effect of British rule on socio-economic factors Tnpsc

This post is written for the topic “Effect of British rule on socio-economic factors Tnpsc“. The Social and Cultural impact includes the abolition of evil social practices such as Sati, Child Marriage, Infanticides, Human sacrifices etc. Also, western ideas such as Human rights, Freedom, Equality, and Liberty were the cultural effect that came along with … Read more

Last phase struggle for India Independence Upsc

Last phase struggle for India independence

The Second World War and National Movement In 1937 elections were held under the provisions of the Government of India Act of 1935. Congress Ministries were formed in seven states of India. On 1 September 1939, the Second World War broke out. The British Government without consulting the people of India involved the country in … Read more

World War 2 Upsc

World war 2 causes and consequences Upsc

The First World War came to an end in 1918 and the Paris Peace Conference was held in 1919. Many treaties including the Treaty of Versailles were signed at the conference. One of the important features of this conference was that only the victorious nations alone were invited. The conference turned out to be a … Read more

1857 Revolt Tnpsc

1857 Revolt Tnpsc

The 1857 Revolt sowed the seeds of Indian nationalism, which lay dormant in the subconscious of the Indian people. It started the movement which was a continuous struggle against British rule till 1947. Hence, the nature, character, and causes of this Great Revolt of 1857 should be studied in order to understand the subsequent events. … Read more

NCERT History syllabus for UPSC

SYLLABUS TOPICS Stone Age Paleolithic, Mesolithic, Neolithic – Occupation, Tools, Pottery, Settlements, Lifestyle, Prehistoric Art (Cave paintings). Chalcolithic – Early towns and settlements, Farming Cultures (Ahar, Malwa, Jorwe etc) , Pottery (Ochre colored), Dwelling and Burial practices Indus Valley Civilization- Bronze Age Origin, Geographical Extent, Cities and towns, Urban planning, Important structures, Agriculture, Trade and … Read more

* * All the Notes in this blog, are referred from Tamil Nadu State Board Books and Samacheer Kalvi Books. Kindly check with the original Tamil Nadu state board books and Ncert Books.