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Champaran Satyagrah

History of Champaran Movement The Champaran Andolan of 1917 was India’s first civil disobedience movement spearheaded by Mahatma Gandhi in the Champaran district of Bihar. This movement marked Mahatma Gandhi’s first attempt of implementing his satyagraha mode of protest which was a passive non-violent civil resistance of the masses against the British colonizers. The main focus of the Champaran movement

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The 1857 Rebellion In Bihar

The revolt that began at Meerut on May 10, 1857 very soon spread to large parts of northern India, including Bihar. There were three major developments in Bihar during July 1857. At Patna there was an uprising led by Pir Ali and his associates (Pir Ali was a book-seller); the mutiny at Danapur (Dinapur); and the assumption of leadership of

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Non-Cooperation Movement in Bihar

The non-cooperation movement was launched on 1st August 1920 by the Indian National Congress (INC) under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi. It signified a new chapter in the history of Indian freedom struggle. 👉Also Read|Quit India movement in Bihar Causes of the non-cooperation movement: Resentment at the British after the war: Indians thought that in return for the extensive support

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Migration in Bihar

Migration in Bihar is common, both within the state and from the state to other parts of the country. However, there has been limited understanding of the forms that migration is taking. The vast majority of migration in Bihar is cyclical labour migration by vulnerable groups. Labour migrants’ mobility is hindered by their access to social entitlements, which are tied

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चमकी बुखार: 2012 के बाद क्यों हुई फिरसे वापसी

पिछले 20 दिनों से बिहार के मुजफ्फरपुर जिले में बच्चों के मौत का कहर जारी है। इस साल 2 जून से चमकी बुखार से पीड़ित बच्चे शहर के एसकेएमसीएच अस्पताल में भर्ती होने लगे, 3 जून से उनकी मौतों का सिलसिला शुरू हो गया, स्थानीय मीडिया में छपी खबरों के मुताबिक आज यह आंकड़ा 120 तक पहुंच गया है। वैसे

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Madhubani/Mithila Painting

Mithila painting, as a domestic ritual activity, was unknown to the outside world until the massive Bihar earthquake of 1934. House walls had tumbled down, and the British colonial officer in Madhubani District, William G. Archer, inspecting the damage “discovered” the paintings on the newly exposed interior walls of homes. Archer – later to become the South Asia Curator at

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Jayaprakash Narayan

Jayaprakash Narayan has a unique position in the history of modern India as he has this inimitable distinction of actively participating in three popular movements of the country. He not only fought against the British colonial rulers through all his might and especially during Quit India Movement risking his life, but also led the movement against corruption, and authoritarianism in

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