Topic: The Freedom Struggle — its various stages and important contributors/contributions from different parts of the country.
3) “Tribal movements under British rule were the most frequent, militant and violent of all freedom movements”. Explain.(250 words)
Modern history of India – spectrum publications
Why this question:
The question is about discussing the role of tribals in the Indian national movement.
Key demand of the question:
Such questions can be best explained through plethora of examples reasoned with suitable justifications.
Explain – Clarify the topic by giving a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the particular context. You must be defining key terms where ever appropriate, and substantiate with relevant associated facts.
Structure of the answer:
First discuss the causative factors that led to tribal uprisings in the modern history of India.
- Mention the role played by tribals in national movement. Like increasing political consciousness of the tribal people, depriving British from moral authority to rule, checking the onslaught of the
- Mention Santhal Parganas Act, role of Zeliangrong movement and Rani Gaidinliu etc.
Conclude by reasserting their significance to Indian freedom struggle.