One of the more ignored aspects of the Indian freedom struggle has been the various tribal revolts that broke out against the British rule. Tribals were prohibited from cutting trees for firewood, their traditional Podu cultivation was banned, and they were often exploited by contractors who used them as labor for building roads in those areas. 1,930 more words
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(This post was originally published by me at http://indiaincredible.quora.com/Veer-Savarkar-Early-Years-Cellular-Jail here)
I had actually wanted to write a single article on Veer Savarkar, but as I kept digging into his life, his views, just realized it would not be possible to condense it. 1,592 more words
(This post was originally published by me at http://indiaincredible.quora.com/Rash-Behari-Bose, reproducing the same here).
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“The story of Mr. Rash Behari Bose forms a vital part of India’s struggle for independence, and the victory which was finally achieved was in no small measure due to his organizational skill and wonderful spirit of sacrifice.
(This post has already been published by me at http://indiaincredible.quora.com/Preetilata-Wadedar republishing the same)
Patiya is one of those small sleepy towns, that dot the countryside of Bangladesh, lying on the busy route from Chittagong to Cox Bazaar. 1,434 more words