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Critically evaluate Bernier’s account of India.

Critically evaluate Bernier’s account of India. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: François Bernier was a French physician, traveler, political philosopher and historian. He was in India for twelve years, from 1656 to 1668. He was closely associated with the Mughal court, as a physician to Prince Dara Shikoh, the eldest son of Emperor Shah Jahan, after Dara Shikoh’s demise, […]

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“Lord Mountbatten came with an order to organise retreat, in military parlance an operation.” Comment.

Q. “Lord Mountbatten came with an order to organise retreat, in military parlance an operation.” Comment. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: The developing constitutional crisis due to differing interpretations of Cabinet Mission Plan by Congress and Muslim League and League’s refusal to join the constituent Assembly led to the deadlock. This was temporarily defused by the statement made by […]

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