Mains-08: Indian Freedom Struggle – Significant Contributors

President Kovind recently laid the foundation stone for a memorial of 200 years of the Paika Rebellion, in Odisha. Describe the situation of Odisha at that time and what led to the rebellion.

In the entire 19th century, on both sides of the great revolt of 1857, India’s rural from villages to the hinterland were burning with anger against the foreign rule that periodically flared up leading to resistance against ancient inequities and new hardships imposed. Various uprisings like these coincided with the military expansion of the British ..

Discuss the importance and role of Maharaja Ranjit Singh in India history.

Ranjit singh was the founder of the Sikh Empire. He brought unity and welded together all the states in the Punjab.He belonged to Sukarchakya Mist. Role of Maharaja Ranjit Singh: Army Reforms: Ranjit Singhs army was known as the Khalsa army. He modernized the army and improved its training. He recruited people from different backgrounds ..

Explain in brief the significance and contribution of Veer Savarkar in Indian freedom struggle movement.

The birth anniversary of freedom fighter�Veer Savarkar�was celebrated On May 28, 2019. He believed and advocated the use of arms to free India from the British and created a network of Indians in England, equipped with weapons. �Contribution of Veer Savarkar: Savarkar founded the Abhinav Bharat Society He was involved in�the Swadeshi movement The British ..


How the efforts of Swami Dayanand Saraswati revolutionised Indian society?

Swami Dayanand Saraswati made efforts to revolutionise Indian attitude religion and is considered as one of the ‘Makers of Modern India’. Swami Dayanand Saraswati and his efforts He was the founder of the Hindu reform organisation Arya Samaj. He has left a deep impact on the Indian society and the concept of religion. Arya Samaj ..

Elucidate the positive and negative effects of India's contact with the West during 18th and 19th century.

Between 18th and 19th century, India was well established as a colony of Britain and due to contact with west, Indians were reintroduced with the ideas such as liberty, equality, freedom and human rights from the Renaissance, the Reformation Movement and the various revolutions that took place in Europe. These ideas appealed to some sections ..