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HCP 2ND SEMESTER

HISTORY AND CULTURE OF PUNJAB IN THE COLONIAL AND POST INDEPENDENCE TIMES 
Max. Marks : 50
Theory : 45
Internal Assessment : 05
Time : 3 Hours

Objectives: To introduce the students to the history of Punjab region in modern times.

Pedagogy: Lectures, library work and discussions.

UNIT I

1. Introduction of Colonial Rule: administrative changes; means of communication; western education.

2. Agrarian Development: Commercialization of agriculture; canalization and colonization.

3. Social Classes: agrarian groups; new middle classes.

UNIT II 

4. Early Socio Religious Reform: Christian Missionaries; Namdharis; Nirankaris.

5. Socio Religious Reform Movements: activities of Arya Samaj; Singh sabhas; Ahmadiyas.

6. Development of Press & literature: growth of press; development in literature

UNIT III 

7. Emergence Of Political Consciousness: Agrarian uprising 1907; Ghadar.
8. Gurudwara Reform Movement: Jallianwala Bagh; foundation of SGPC and Akali Dal; Morchas.
9. Struggle for Freedom: activitie…