Tag: Freedom fighter
Bal Gangadhar Tilak: The Father of Indian Revolution and the Maker of Modern India (Revolutionary Series-1)
Madan Lal Dhingra: Forgotten revolutionary who inspired freedom fighters like Bhagat Singh and Sardar Udham Singh
Ram Singh Pathania (1824-1849): When a teenage Rajput from Himanchal thrash the British East Indian Company: Handful Rajputs against Advance British
Kunwar Chain Singh: 24-year-old Rajput Prince who led First war of Independence against the British Raj with an army of 50 men: 1824
Azizan Bai: Incessant Struggle of a Courtesan (prostitute) to liberate India from the clutches of British Raj in the First War of Independence 1857
But there were some freedom fighters of 1857 whose stories are yet to be told. One of them was the famous Courtesan (prostitute) of Kanpur who worked as a spy for Nana Saheb and even took up arms to fight against the White masters.
Her name was Azizan Bai
Battle of Haifa:Swords against Guns-When the Cavalry of the Jodhpur Lancers defeated the artillery of the Ottoman Turks
he battle is known as the Battle of Haifa where the Central Power of Ottoman Empire, Germany fought against the Imperial Army of British India. In this battle the superior artillery and guns of the Ottomans were thrashed by the primitive cavalry charge of the Rajputs of princely state of Jodhpur. This is regarded as the last great cavalry charge in history.