‘The British successfully influenced painting, literature and architecture of India.’ Give examples to support this statement.
The British successfully influenced painting, literature and architecture of India. The examples to support this statement are:
Indian painters changed their selection of themes and medium of painting from the influence of Western style of painting. The eminent Indian painters like Raja Ravi Varma, Abanindranath Thakur, Jamini Roy, etc., were greatly influenced by the Western style of painting.
In Bombay city, churches, town halls, railway stations and many other structures were constructed that resembled famous buildings in England.
The British influenced Indian literature also. The scholars at the Fort William College in Calcutta translated the ancient texts, wrote grammars, compiled dictionaries and collected manuscripts in English.