Friday, 30 December 2016

HISTORY NOTES: PEASANTS MOVEMENT During British India for RRB NTPC and SSC CHSL EXAM

Peasants movement

 Neel/Indigo revolt (1859 – 60)
  1. Region: Distt. – Nadiya, W.B.
  2. Leader: Digambar visvas & Vishnu visvas
  3. Reason: Against the Neel Cultivation
  4. A play “Neel Darpan” by deen Bandhu described this revolt.

Pabna revolt (1873 – 76)
  1. Region: Pabna (Bengal)
  2. Reason: Increase in tax rate
  3. Leader: Ishan Chandra Rai, Keshav Chandra Rai and Sambhu Pal.

 Mopla revolt (1836 – 54, 188 – 85, 1920 – 21)
  1. Region: Kerala  [Mopla – Muslim comm..  Agri. Labourer ]
  2. Mopla were Muslim peasants but the landlord’s of this area were Hindus.
  3. Reason: Protest against the exploitation of Mopla’s by landlord’s but in between this protest converted into communal fight.

 






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