THE name of Dadabhai Naoroji has been associated in the minds of. Indians students of economics with the controversial ‘Drain Theory’: Dadabhai spoke and . Dadabhai Naoroji and the Drain Theory [B.N. Ganguli] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Drain of Wealth theory was systemically initiated by Dadabhai Naoroji in and further analysed and developed by R.P. Dutt, M.G Ranade etc. The ” drain.

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Retrieved 19 May Bhownaggree,” Media History 15 Fall— Fourthly, India bears the burden of empire building in and out of its borders. He set forth his views about the situation in India over the course of history of the governance of the country and the way in which the colonial rulers rules.

Marginal contributions to the theory were also made by R. Naoroji is also credited with the founding of the Indian National Congressthelry with A. Naoroji dadabahi how the ideologies of Britain conflicted when asking them if they would allow French youth to occupy all the lucrative posts in England. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Dadabhai Naoroji

This body naturally increases in influence It was observed that a poor country like India was made to subsidise the imperial defence. The universities are sending out hundreds and will soon begin to dadahai out thousands of educated natives. Hume and Dinshaw Edulji Wacha.

InNaoroji was again elected president of the Indian National Congress. He died in Bombay on 30 Juneat the age of All [the Europeans] effectually do is to eat the substance of India, material and moral, while living there, and when they go, they carry away all they have acquired. These, together with the payment in sterling by the government of India of the pensions and allowances of British officials, constituted a heavy burden on the resources dsdabhai India. However the money from these services were being drained out of India; for instance the money being earned by the railways did not belong to India, which supported his assessment that India was giving too much to Britain.


Elected to the British House of Commons as a result of the electionhe served until Firstly, India is governed by a foreign government.

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Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. InKhurshedben was arrested along with other revolutionaries for attempting to hoist the Indian flag in a Government College in Ahmedabad. The second item was military expenditure.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Later, he became professor of Gujarati at University College London. The third nairoji was the remittances made in sterling of interest on loans for construction and maintenance of public works such as railways, irrigation works, etc. MP for Finsbury Central — Retrieved 2 December — via British Newspaper Archive. The Journal of Asian Studies.

Such is really the feeling here. Inhe also founded a Gujarati fortnightly publication, the Rast Goftar or The Truth Tellerto clarify Zoroastrian concepts and promote Parsi social reforms. Vijayaraghavachariar Khan Das M. He argued that by allowing davabhai money earned in India to stay in India, tributes would be willingly and easily paid without drsin of poverty; he argued that this could be done by giving equal employment opportunities to Indian professionals who consistently took jobs they were over-qualified for.


Nijalingappa — Jagjivan Ram — S. It was also important to examine British and Indian trade to prevent the end of budding industries due to unfair valuing of goods and services.

Dadabhai Naoroji and the Drain Theory. Dadabhai Naoroji 4 September — 30 Juneknown as the Grand Old Man of Indiawas a Parsi intellectual, educator, cotton trader, and an early Indian political and social leader. Wikipedia articles incorporating a citation from the Encyclopaedia Britannica with Wikisource reference CS1 maint: He was also a member of the Indian National Association founded by Sir Surendranath Banerjee from Calcutta a few years before the founding of the Indian National Congress in Bombay, with the same objectives and practices.

Views Read Edit View history. Being an Athornan ordained priestNaoroji founded the Rahnumae Mazdayasne Sabha Guides on the Mazdayasne Path on 1 August to restore the Zoroastrian religion to its original purity and simplicity. Wikiquote has quotations related to: Today the Dadabhai Naoroji Roada heritage road of Mumbai, is named after him.

Retrieved 13 December The drain theory served as a basis for wide protests, and nationalist mobilisation against the British rule. Retrieved 9 December Dadabhai Naoroji is regarded as one of the most important Indians during the independence movement.