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Gandhian Movements

The role of Mahatma Gandhi in Indian Freedom Struggle is considered the most significant as he single-handedly spearheaded the movement for Indian independence. The peaceful and non-violent techniques of Mahatma Gandhi formed the basis of freedom struggle against the British yoke. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born on 2nd October 1869. After he came back to India from South Africa, where he worked as a barrister, Gopal Krishna Gokhale, who led the Congress party, introduced Mahatma Gandhi to the concerns in India and the struggle of the people. The Indian independence movement came to a head between the years 1918 and ... Read more

Kingdom of Vijaynagar

Kingdom of Vijaynagar The kingdom of Vijaynagar founded by two brothers, Harihar and Bukka, on the south bank of the River Tungabhadra in 1336 AD. According to the legends, they had been the feudatories of the Kakatiyas of Warangal. Later they became ministers in the kingdom of Kampili. After the destruction of Kampili kingdom by Bin Tuglaq they were imprisoned and converted to Islam. Harihar and Bukkaforshook their new master and their new faith and they were readmitted to Hinduism by their guru, Vidyaranya. They established their capital at Vijaynagar. After death of Hoysala ruler VeeraBallala III,  Harihar and Bukka ... Read more

Freedom Movement in Chattisgarh

Freedom Movement in Chattisgarh:– In 1818 Chhattisgarh came under some sort of British control for the first time. In 1854, when the province of Nagpur lapsed to the British government, Chhattisgarh was formed into a deputy commissionership with its headquarters at Raipur. The British made certain changes in the administrative and revenue systems of Chhattisgarh, which adversely affected the people of Chhattisgarh. The intrusion of the British was resisted strongly in Bastar by the tribals and others part of Chhatisgarh and it continues till 1947. Cause of the Rise of  National Movement in Chhatisgarh:- Following are the causes by which ... Read more

Rebellion in Chhattisgarh

Rebellion in Chhattisgarh Some of the important Rebellions  in Chhattisgarh are: Halba rebellion – started in 1774 and continued till 1779 Bhopalpatnam Struggle of 1795 Paralkot rebellion of 1825 Tarapur rebellion – started in 1842 continued till 1854 Maria rebellion – started in 1842 continued till 1863 First Freedom Struggle – started in 1856 continued till 1857 Koi revolt of 1859 Muria rebellion of 1876 Rani rebellion – started in 1878 continued till 1882 Bhumkal rebellion of 1910 Workers, Peasant and Tribal Movements in Chhattisgarh HALBA REVOLTS Halba revolt is very important event in the history of bastar as it ... Read more

Revolt of 1857: first war of indian independence

During the Governor-General Lord Canning May 11, 1857. The Meerut incident. Capture of Delhi. Proclaiming B S Jazar as the emperor. Almost half the Company’s sepoy strength of 232224 opted out of their loyalty to their regimental colours. Kanpur: Nana Saheb; Lucknow: Begum Hazrat Mahal; Bareilly: Khan Bahadur; Jagdishpur (Ara): Kunwar Singh; Jhansi: Rani Lakshmi Bai Only the Madras army remained totally loyal. Sikh regiment as well remained largely loyal. Causes for the revolt The revolt was a result of the accumulated grievances of the people against Company’s administration and a loathing for the character and policies of the colonial ... Read more