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Volume - VIII
Preface Prayer
The path of devotion Uddalaka's advice to svetaketu
The Asramas Image Worship
Yogaasanas Ayurveda
Mathematics in India Warfare in Ancient India
Aurobindo Ghose 1857 Warof Indian Independence
Birth of congress GopalKrishna Gokhale
Quit India Movement Rabindranath Tagore
Major Sections
Culture Course
Volume-I Volume-II

Volume-III

Volume-IV

Volume-V

Volume-VI

Volume-VII

Volume-VIII

Volume-IX

Volume-X

1857 WAR OF INDIAN INDEPENDENCE

They were tried by a court-martial and sentenced to imprisonment and hard labour. In addition they were publicly put to shame, stripped of their uniforms and put into shackles. This greatly excited the other sepoys. They decided to free India from the Britishers.

On a Sunday in May 1857 they rushed to the Meerut Jail and released all the imprisoned sepoys. Other convicts of the jail also joined them. From there they rushed out to kill all the Europeans, set fire and plunder their houses.

The Meerut mutineers then marched to Delhi and, entering the Red Fort, proclaim- ed Bahadur Shah as the Emperor of India. For a while the sepoy mutiny succeeded.

Later on, however, Delhi was recaptured by the British and the mutiny was suppressed.

Historians say that the mutiny of 1857 was one of the early fights for the freedom of this country. It failed because the movement was not planned and organised and it had no leaders.

1857 War of Indian Independence
About 1857 War
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