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Bal Gangadhar Tilak


Lokmanya Bal Ganagadhar Tilak was born in Ratnagiri on July 23 1856, a year before the first war of Independence fought in 1857. Lokmanya was a title conferred on him by the public. As the British put it, he was the “father of Indian unrest”. He was a freedom fighter, teacher, journalist, editor, Sanskrit scholar, authority on Vedas and mathematician. Read More

Non-cooperation movement

Non-cooperation movement


The Non-cooperation Movement (Asahayog Andolan) was the next major event in the Indian struggle for freedom after the First War of Independence in 1857. This movement started in 1920 and lasted through 1922, read more

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Salt Satyagraha Dandi march


The Salt Satyagraha started on March 12, 1930, with the undertaking of the Dandi Yatra (Dandi March). It was the next significant non-violent protest against the British, after the Non-Cooperation movement of 1920-22 and India's First War of Independence 1857. read more

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The first war of Indian Independence


The British first arrived in India in the early 17th century. In 1612, the British East India Company established its first permanent factory in Bengal. At that time the Mughal empire was at its peak. Over the next 100 years, the Mughal Empire started to decline with the rise of the Maratha Empire led by Shivaji Maharaj. Read more

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History of Birbal


When one hears of Birbal the next name that comes to mind is Akbar. The two were very close and had a great rapport and friendship between them. Birbal was also known as Raja Birbal and amusingly both were titles conferred to him and were not his real name. Read More

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History of Indian Flag


During the Freedom Struggle the flag went through many designs before settling on the tricolor that represents India today. Here’s a brief history of the Tiranga (Tricolor). Read more

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