Paika Rebellion Current Affairs, GK & News

PM Modi launches Paika Rebellion Chair in Utkal University

PM Modi announced setting up of a Chair on the Paika Rebellion, in Utkal University, Bhubaneswar. He also released a commemorative stamp and coin on the Paika Rebellion. Paika Rebellion The Paika Rebellion of 1817 in Odisha briefly shook the foundations of British rule in the eastern part of India. Paikas were the peasant militias ..

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Prime Minister Inaugurates developmental works in Odhisa

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated projects worth around Rs 15,000 crore in Odisha on 24th Dec 2018 as part of his Mission Purbodaya – a prosperous East for building a new India. The projects are related to health, road and highways, higher education and culture. Projects Inaugurated The Projects inaugurated by the Prime Minister are ..

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Paika rebellion to be named as 1st War of Independence: Government

The Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar has announced that Paika rebellion (Paika Bidroha) of 1817 will be named as First War of Independence against British Rule in history books from next academic session. Earlier, 1857 Sepoy Mutiny was regarded as the First War of Indian Independence, but Paika Bidroha predates it. Paika Bidroha ..

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President inaugurates Bicentenary Celebration of Paika Rebellion

President Pranab Mukharjee inaugurated the bicentenary (200th) celebration of Paika Rebellion (1817) of Odisha organised by the Union Ministry of Culture in New Delhi. Paika rebellion predates the 1857 Revolt i.e. first war of independence. Many scholars, researchers and historians have opined that the Paika Rebellion of 1817 was India’s first organized armed rebellion against ..

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