India’s Independence: Struggle of more than 200 years, Not only people but also places played an important role in shaping the Independence struggle.
Here are some places which have their name written in history forever:
Barrackpore, West Bengal:
The Land from where the famous rebellion of 1857 Mangal Pandey started, He decided to rise against his British commander and since then the struggle never stopped until 1947.
Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh:
Everyone in India knows Jhansi famous for “Jhansi ki Rani- Rani Laxmi Bai“. When our women warrior refused to obey the sepoy and later it turned into the war.
Bombay (Now Mumbai), Maharashtra:
Our very own Metropolitan city was of sheer importance back then, Congress (now Indian National Congress) was founded in Bombay by Allan Octavian Hume.
Champaran famous for Champaran Satyagraha, the first successful achievement by our father of nation Mahatma Gandhi.
Jallianwala Bagh, Punjab:
Even children of India know about the “Jallianwala Bagh Hatyakand” that took place on 13th April 1919. This massacre changed Independence struggle completely. Indian after this lose their temper and revolutionary groups from every region of India started taking steps towards the end of British Rule.
Chauri Chaura, Uttar Pradesh:
Famous for the Chauri Chaura incident, Where after the encounter of 22 Indians by the British Policemen Indians in revenge killed 22 policemen.
Kakori, Uttar Pradesh:
Famous Kakori conspiracy took place here when Indians needed money to carry out their operations they for the first time looted British property.
Salt Satyagraha (Dandi March) started from here by Mahatma Gandhi.
We are so lucky that our forefathers have given us a land of peace and happy where we can sleep whole night without fear!