In Indian history, which British citizen or soldier rebelled against the British Raj to defend Indians?

https://qph.ec.quoracdn.net/main-qimg-e033af57734b5f25186d8a87f9237e37

By Sunil Kumar Off-hand; there are a few historical accounts of British citizens helping Indians in their official capacity as lawyers; positions of authority or activists. Have not read any “authentic” historical account as of now; where they rebelled outright. …

Posted in Books, Culture, Geography, History, Languages, Literature, People | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What were the opinions of Swami Vivekananda on British rule in India? How did socio-religious movements like this help the freedom struggle?

//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/f/fc/Swami_Vivekananda_Jaipur.jpg/350px-Swami_Vivekananda_Jaipur.jpg

By Sunil Kumar Swami Vivekananda aka Naren Dutta was a man with a keen intellect; who was quite well-read. Like other Bengalis of the time; he joined the Brahmo Samaj; an organization which worked for social upliftment; but disagreed with …

Posted in Books, Culture, Geography, History, Literature, Movies, People | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What were the contributions of Jawaharlal Nehru in achieving freedom?

//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/80/Jawaharlal_Nehru.jpg

By Sunil Kumar Let us take a look at Jawaharlal Nehru’s life story(1889–1964). Cynicism left aside due to the current barrage of information detailing his numerous mistakes; I was a great fan of Nehru as a child. And I managed …

Posted in History | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Brown Man’s Burden

//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/7/7d/Shashi_Tharoor_WEF.png/350px-Shashi_Tharoor_WEF.png

By Sunil Kumar Reading Shashi Tharoor and Obama the past week; the Brown Man’s Burden surfaced in my consciousness with alarming regularity. Although the only dreams appealing are mine alone; yet the eloquence, deep and probing intellects of these two …

Posted in History, People | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment