008 - Indian Freedom Struggle - Significant Contributors

Paying special attention to the contributions of Bhagat Singh, outline the course of the revolutionary movement in the Indian freedom struggle.

The revolutionary movement in the Indian Freedom Struggle had its roots in the Swadeshi movement of 1905. With the failure of the non-cooperation movement to deliver swaraj, it again gained momentum in the 1920s. Significant events of the revolutionary movement: Foundation of Hindustan Republican Association in 1924. Kakori conspiracy case – 1925. Foundation of Naujawan ..

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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 ..

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How the Paika Rebellion shook the foundations of the British Rule in India?

President Ram Nath Kovind during his visit to the state of Odisha Khordha on September 27-28 will lay the foundation stone of a memorial dedicated to the 1817 Paika Rebellion against the British. Paika Rebellion The Paikas were the peasant militias of the Gajapati rulers of Odisha. They rendered military service to the king during ..

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What administrative changes were introduced in India after 1858? What were the objectives of these changes?

After the revolt of 1857, The Government of India Act of 1858 transferred the control of India from the East India Company to the Crown. Now power to govern India was vested in the Crown through the Secretary of State who was responsible to the British Parliament. Thus, India came under direct rule of the ..

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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 ..

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

Vinayak Damodar Savarkar believed and advocated the use of arms to free India from the British and created a network of Indians in England, equipped with weapons.  He founded the Abhinav Bharat Society and Free India Society towards this objective. He was involved in the Swadeshi movement The British Government withdrew his B.A. degree due ..

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