12th Class History Solved Paper - History 2012 Outside Delhi Set-I

  • question_answer How were the hill stations a distinctive feature of colonial urban development? Give two reasons.


    Hill stations were a distinctive feature of colonial urban development because:
    1. British found hill stations? environment similar to that in Europe therefore they established avenues for recreation, holidays, Anglican Church etc. which are features of urban development.
    2. Also, Cholera and malaria were particularly feared and therefore hill stations were also developed as sanitariums for cure and recovery of illness of soldiers.

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