Impact of Post-Independence Development of India on Building Crafts from 1947 – 1959
The purpose of this paper is to study the impact of Post-Independence development of India on building crafts
from 1947 - 1959. This paper starts with the elaboration of what was the situation of the architecture field in India
immediately after independence, which is followed by how revivalist and modernist thought came in the field of Indian
architecture and why? It also explains the impact on crafts with relation to revivalists and modernists. This is an effort to
study the stand of government about the building crafts and the crafts persons
Keywords- Building Crafts, Revivalist, Modernist.