Category: History

Indian Rebellion of 1857

The Indian Rebellion of 1857 was a major uprising in India during 1857–58 against the rule of the British East India Company, which functioned as a sovereign power on behalf of the British Crown. The event is known by many names, including the Sepoy Mutiny, the Indian Mutiny, the Great Rebellion, the Revolt of 1857, the Indian Insurrection, and India’s First War of Independence. The rebellion began on 10 May 1857 in the form of a mutiny of sepoys of the Company’s army in the garrison town of Meerut, 40 miles northeast of Delhi (now Old Delhi). It then erupted

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Who were the real Architects of Indus Valley Civilization?

Harappan culture had deep impact over religions that came in its contact. The original inhabitants were of monotheistic belief with immaterial God. Idol worshiping was not proved beyond doubt. Their belief was realistic corresponding to the modern monotheistic or atheistic stream. It was widely suggested that the Harappan people worshipped a Mother goddess symbolizing fertility. Proof of Idol worshipping was the discovery of a group of religiously biased Historians. A few Indus valley seals displayed Swastika sign which were there in many religions, especially in Indian religions such as Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism that took some heritage from the glorious

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The Decline of Indus Valley Civilisation

Indus Valley CivilisationSome questions remained unanswered till I started higher studies. Why there was so much emphasis put on proving Hinduism to be the oldest religion while studying the historical artefacts unearthed from the Indus Valley Civilisation? Who were the Dravidians? Who were the Aryans? Who were the real architects of Indus Valley Cities? Are the Vedic Culture older than Harappan or Mohenjo-Daro culture? Why do we smell bad odour of framing-up Hinduism link with Indus Valley? Have the chronological study of historical artefacts taken place with biased mind-set? I was not able to understand why people were so much

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