Q. 24.0( 86 Votes )

State two reasons why historians refute the claim that the British are introduced the rule of law in India.

Answer :

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.

Note:
Sedition Act of 1870 - Any person protesting or criticising the British government could be arrested without due trial.

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