Class 1: Revolt 1857

Series: Indian National Movement Subject: History of India and Indian National Movement Class by: Brajabandhu Mahanta, MCA, MA(History) Email: sl.brajabandhu@gmail.com Mobile: +91-7008074714 Course: OPSC OAS Prelims 2020 Test Series OBJECTIVE IASOBJECTIVE IAS is the First Institution in Odisha to provide Online Coaching for Students Preparing Odisha Civil Service Examination, popularly known as OAS Exam. It …

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Birsa Munda Revolt or Munda Uprisings (1899-1900)

Context Tension continues to prevail in Thakur munda block in Mayurbhanj district after a statue of tribal leader Birsa Munda was vandalised a few days ago. About Birsa Munda Revolt In 1899-1900, the Mundas in the region south of Ranchi rose under Birsa Munda. The Ulgulan was one of the most significant tribal uprisings in …

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Socio-religious reform Movements

In the history of modern India, the socio-religious reforms occupy a significant place. Social reformers like Raja Rammohan Roy, Swami Dayanand Sarawathi and Swami Vivekananda were responsible for the social and cultural awakening in India. The spread of liberal ideas of the west provided further stimulus for the emergence of reform movements. These movements introduced …

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British India after 1858

After the 1857 Revolt, the responsibility of ruling India was directly assumed by the British Crown. Lord Canning became the first Viceroy of India in 1858. The Government of India Act of 1858 and the Queen’s Proclamation in the same year signify this change in the Indian administration. The Queen’s Proclamation remained the basis of …

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Educational and Social Reforms

Language and Education Policy Initially, the East India Company did not evince any particular interest in matters of education. Although the British had captured Bengal in 1757, yet the responsibility of imparting education remained only in Indian hands. The study of ancient texts written in Arabic, Persian and Sanskrit still continued. In 1781, Warren Hastings …

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