Nationalism is defined as the patriotic feel of an individual.

Some factors that give rise to nationalism are-
1. Development of Means of Communication and Transport
2. Impact of Western Education
3. Economic Exploitation of India
4. Socio-Religious Reform Movements
5. Emergence of Modern Press and Nationalist Literature
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Nationalism is a belife,creed or political ideology that involves in indiviual identifying with or becoming to attached to ones nation nationalism involves in national identity by contrast with the related contract of ptritosim which involves social condition & personal behaviours that supports a state's decion and action