British Colonialization And Economic Objectives Of British Civilization In India

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British colonization was more tactical than that of other colonial rule. The key agenda of the British was to get maximum economic benefits from this region. In the beginning of 17th century, East India Company was granted permission by the Mughal ruler Jahangir to commence its business activities in India. This organization was supposed to do business and earn profits by trade via sea but soon they tried to become a monopoly and as they were fully armed therefore managed to draw its means from land revenues as well. The British officers were employed in major business hubs of India and were given excellent and attractive employment opportunities with handful of bonuses from the company’s profit, land revenues and taxes. The expansion of authority over India was the core objective of British in diverse extents because of the geographical location, logistics and human resource. In the first century of East India Company rule, company had captured the trade market and the merchants who wanted to export their finished goods were required to deal with and undergo the channel of East India Company. British were not against the economic progress of India but when it comes to the conflict over their own economic interests and business domain, they used to limit the local merchants businesses for instance; they smashed the Indian textile industry. British made significant changes in Indian society including but not limited to the establishment of bureaucratic-military structure. The

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