"Western writers saw the infancy of society in india".Justify the words with regard to origin of sociology in India.

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a. The origin of sociology in India can certainly be traced back to the colonial time.
b. The British felt the need to study the Indian society, its traditions, customs that would ensure consolidation of power and authority.
c. The colonial administration rather showed keen interests in studying and knowing about native Indians that would help them in better governance and administration.
d. In fact, the origin of Sociology in India can be traced from the writings of the western scholars, who depicted an image of India which was certainly not always correct.
e. Many scholars viewed Indian villages as static  and infant in nature, which is yet to evolve and develop.
f.  Many considered that 19th century India reflected the past European society which .


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