Uttar Pradesh Revolutionaries In Indian Freedom Struggle

Uttar Pradesh Revolutionaries Indian Freedom Struggle
Revolutionaries In India Freedom Struggle 

India Freedom Struggle


After the annexation of India by the british power, Meerut became a major military centre in the Uttar Pradesh. The aggrieved Indian soldiers of the British Army revolted against the imperial powers in the meerut on 10th May, 1857. Indian soldiers captured the control of the meerut city in one day and marched to Red Fort in Delhi, which represents the symbol of control over the whole of India. The revolt that began in Meerut soon spread all over India as a nationalistic struggle for independence. It took one year for the British power to put down the meerut revolt freedom struggle.the meerut revolt is considered as first war of indian independence that continued to inspire the patriots all over the country. the role of people of the Uttar Pradesh  in the Indian War of Independence was very important. The Famous Freedom Fighters revolutionaries from Uttar Pradesh have played very important role In the Indian Freedom Struggle. 


Indian Freedom Revolutionaries From Uttar Pradesh


Mangal Pandey played important role in the outbreak of the Indian rebellion of 1857. Mangal Pandey was sepoy in the 34th Regiment of Bengal Native infantry of British East India Company. He was the hero of Indian Mutiny of 1857. Mangal Pandey was born in Nagwa, a village of Ballia district, Uttar Pradesh. Begum Hazrat Mahal from Awadh rebelled against the British East India Company during the Indian Mutiny of 1857 in Lucknow with the band of supporters, led by Raja Jailal Singh . Begum Hazrat Mahal was from Faizabad in Uttar Pradesh. Rani Lakshmibai, was the queen of the princely state of Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh. She was one of the prominent leaders who rebel against the British Empire to protect her throne for her adopted son. She revolted against British power because her adopted son was not considered as the real heir of Jhansi. Ashfaqullah Khan was from Shahjahanpur, in Uttar Pradesh. Ashfaqullah Khan was a revolutionary freedom fighter in Indian independence movement,with Ram Prasad Bismil, Rajendra Lahiri, Thakur Roshan Singh, Sachindra Bakshi, Chandrashekar Azad, Keshab Chakravarthy, Banwari Lal, Mukundi Lal and Manmathnath Gupta. Who was involved in the Kakori train robbery case, the train was carrying British government money in Kakori near Lucknow. Chandra Shekhar Azad is well-known Indian revolutionary in the Indian Freedom Struggle. He reorganised the Hindustan Republican Association by the new name of Hindustan Socialist Republican Army (HSRA) after the death of its founder, Ram Prasad Bismil, Roshan Singh, Rajendra Nath Lahiri and Ashfaqulla Khan. Chittu Pandey is known as the Tiger of Ballia, the name Tiger of Ballia is given by Jawaharlal Nehru and Subhas Chandra Bose because of his impeccable leadership during Quit India Movement. Chittu Pandey was born in Rattuchak village in Ballia, District of Uttar Pradesh. Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi was from Kanpur. He is well-known for the Non-cooperation Movement. He was journalist and the founder editor of the Hindi language newspaper, Pratap. Govind Ballabh Pant was Indian freedom fighter and the architects of modern India. He was the lawyers of Ramprasad Bismill, Ashfaqulla Khan and other revolutionaries who involved in the Kakori case. He was the Union Home Minister after the India independence from 1955 to 1961. Ram Manohar Lohia was the founding member and editor of Congress Socialist Party. which was broadcast secretly from various parts of Bombay until 1942. Ram Prasad Bismil was a revolutionary participated in mainpuri conspiracy of 1918, and the Kakori conspiracy of 1925. Ram Prasad Bismil was a patriotic poet.