Santhal Hool Revolt: The story of the valour of Tilka Manjhi, Sidho & Kanhu Murmu and the other Santhal tribals

Today is Santhal Hool Diwas, the anniversary of the Santhal revolt against British rule. Indian history considers the 1857 revolt as the first uprising against the British. Despite ample pieces of evidence in the public domain, Indian historians did not care to write a word about the Santhal revolt. You would be surprised to know … Continue reading Santhal Hool Revolt: The story of the valour of Tilka Manjhi, Sidho & Kanhu Murmu and the other Santhal tribals

Forgotten Liberators: Masterda Surya Sen

Surya Sen, also known as Masterda, was a prominent revolutionary and was the chief architect of the anti-British freedom movement in Chittagong, Bengal (now in Bangladesh). On January 12, 1934, the British officials entered the cell of their captured revolutionary and brutally tortured him by breaking all his teeth, limbs, and joints with a hammer. The torture … Continue reading Forgotten Liberators: Masterda Surya Sen