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State two reasons why historians refute the claim that the British are introduced the rule of law in India.
Two reasons for the above statement are as follows:
(a) The colonial rule was arbitrary which means nothing was fixed under British rule and it was instead left to one’s choice or judgment.
e.g: Sedition Act of 1870
(b) For the development of the legal spheres in British India, the Indian nationalists played a prominent role.
Sedition Act of 1870 - Any person protesting or criticising the British government could be arrested without due trial.
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