International Journal of History
  • Printed Journal
  • Refereed Journal
  • Peer Reviewed Journal

International Journal of History

2019, Vol. 1, Issue 1, Part A

Public health care, sanitation and waterworks of Ferozepur district under colonial Punjab (1890-1947)


Author(s): Harish Kumar

Abstract: This paper discussed the circumstances and occurrence of epidemics and unsanitary living conditions which inspired British Government to make health and sanitation policy for Indian. Although a large section of urban slums and rural population have been ignored .In the starting the development of health and sanitation techniques were only for the military personnel and cantonment area. In fact each and every policy of British made for the establishment of the moral base of colonialism in India and not for the public welfare. Especially in Ferozepur there is a lot of pressure for sanitation reforms and modern medical practice started. Environmental problems were increasing in the concerned area due to the same pattern of epidemics and famines. In this paper I focused upon Outbreak and pattern of epidemic and famines in the concerned territorial area and Socio, cultural impact upon society and the colonial response.

Pages: 72-75 | Views: 133 | Downloads: 72

Download Full Article: Click Here
How to cite this article:
Harish Kumar. Public health care, sanitation and waterworks of Ferozepur district under colonial Punjab (1890-1947). Int J Hist 2019;1(1):72-75.
International Journal of History