Modern Indian history comprises the topics taught to the student post the occupation of the British Raj and other foreign countries in India. The period starts post-1850 onwards where the struggle of India and the colonial structure is explained, the struggle of non-independent India is taught, and people involved in the freedom struggle and introduced various movements that led to an independent India are popularized.
Different topics that are taught within modern India are:
-Decline of Mughal Empire and Maratha empire,
-The rise of European power and different regional states within India,
-Different acts like The Charter act, The Regulating act of 1773, The Government of India act that set up the British paramountcy,
-The reforms and rewards of 18th century India,
-Indian national movements such as the Quit India movement, Cabinet Mission plan, and later Indian independence.
Modern Indian history is one from the recent past that has concerned India as it is one of the young countries in the world to have gained independence. The speciality of the Indian freedom movement, which was people led and inspired by other movements around the world, has been a source to the millennial generation to preserve the rich heritage culture and the values for which their forefathers fought.
It is also one of the most exciting parts of history for the student as most of the things are recent and relatable compared to the long short facts and dates that make other portions of history a bit boring for students to learn.