Colonialism of other European powers like Britain,France,The Netherlands,Portugal and others had a great influence on India.First of all,it paved the way for trade and commerce with other countries of Europe.It taught the Indians that people exist in other parts of the world.It saw many wars between the powers to gain supremacy over trade in India.It ended the reign of the maharajas and rajas and nawabs of various states.The British reign proved the most fruitful because it led to Independence and unification of India.