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The Revolt Of 1857: 1.3 Leaders And Centres Of Revolt (for UPSC CSE)
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This lesson deals with the importance of leadership, main leaders in the revolt along with the revolt centres in India like Bakht Khan in Delhi, Rani Laxmibai in Jhansi, Nana Sahib in Kanpur, Begum Hazrat Mahal in Lucknow etc.

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sir a question please , can we get these slides to download with a water mark of unacademy , because these lucid slides will be an amazing notes tool for us, with a water mark with it , doubt of piracy of your valuable work won't be possible. A very humble request.
Rohit kumawat
2 years ago
it is now possible bro, just use ur credit to download it, app has been updated
Ansh Choubey
2 years ago
Thanks a lot brother
Rohit kumawat
2 years ago
mention not
Outstanding explanation sir
sir. how to make notes out of it???
Thanks for making such vast topics lucid and interesting at the same point. Keep up the good work, Unacademy. :)
roman Sir you are such an inspiration , lots of love
  1. THE REVOLT OF 1857: 1.3 LEADERS, CENTRES OF REVOLT Presented by Roman Saini

  2. ABOUT ME MBBS from AIIMS Co-founder at Unacademy Cleared CSE-2013 Follow me on Unacademy:

  3. INDIAN REBELLION OF 1857: LEADERS Leader: Aim/Vision/Goal/Objective/Target Brings out the hidden potential Direction Energy Decision making Consensus Makes the whole more than the sum of its parts Result

  4. Indian States during Revolt of 1857 rebelion States in States loyal to British with army in States alding the Brtish British areas affected by rebeilion Neutral States Extent of Briaish Territories ASSAM SND

  5. DELHI > Heart of India for past millennia Bahadur Shah II: Merely a nominal leader (de jure). Can't lead? Why? Because he is an octogenarian (81!), meek personality, no leadership qualities anyway like Washington, Gandhi > If we had someone like Washington, Gandhi, Patel, we would be free then (a possibility at least) True (de facto) leader: General Bakht Khan, earlier fought in Bareilly Ran the court with 10 members (6 from army+4 from civil)

  6. KANPUR/CAWNPORE Peshwa Baaji Rao II: Nana Sahib was his adopted son Not given Peshwa title, kicked out of Poona and he started living near Kanpur > He made Sir Hugh Wheeler surrender and kicked him out of Kanpur Tatya Tope aka Ramachandra Pandurang Tope: First fought in Cawnpore along with Nana Sahib, later with RLB, Guerrilla warfare > Siege of Kanpur/Cawnpore Sati Chura Ghat Massacre Bibighar Massacre >British forces could not fight a long battle and were not prepared for a prolonged siege > They surrendered to rebels under Nana Sahib, in lieu of safe passage to Allahabad No one is 100% sure what happened next Many Europeans civilians and soldiers were killed and body dumped in a well

  7. LUCKNOW Begum Hazrat Mahal took the fight against British Birjis Qadri: Her son, proclaimed a Nawab Both Hindus & Muslims participated in administration and shared the important offices equally

  8. FAIZABAD Maulavi Ahmadullah (Danka), one of in the revolt the prominent religious figure wheo took part > Battle of Chinhat: Defeated Sir Henry Lawrence in 1857 at Ismailganj

  9. BAREILLY Khan Bahadur Khan Reduced to a mere pensioner > Khan Bahadur Khan: Descendent of ruler of Rohilkhand (Annexed by British) >Organised an army of 40,000 soldiers Battle of Miranpur Katra 1773: Hafiz Rahmat Ali Khan (Rohillas: Pashtun, Afghan descendants Urdu, Present day: Bareilly and Rampur

  10. JAGDISHPUR, BIHAR Kunwar Singh (80): Local Zamindar of Arrah Jagdishpur) Lost his land to British due to their expansionist policies Joined the sepoys when they reached Arrah, marching from Dinapore Lost his land to British to their ansionist policies