B.6 (b) How did the First World War create a new economic situation in India?

The first world war has created a  new economic situation in India in following manners-
1. It led to huge increase in defence expenditure,custom duties were raised ,even income tax was introduced to finance the war.
2. Villagers were called upon to supply soldiers, forced recruitment in rural areas caused widespread resentment.
3.Prices increased doubling between 1913-18. This hit the common people.

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