Glued to their names, a slice of Malabar rebellion

GS Paper 1: Topics covered: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues.   Context: 100th anniversary of the Moplah rebellion  The story of Pookkottur: The people of Pookkottur, which saw a crucial battle between the Moplahs and the British on August 26, 1921, as …

Moplah martyrs and the rebellion

GS Paper 1 Topics Covered: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues.   Context: Malabar Rebellion leaders Variamkunnath Kunhamed Haji, Ali Musaliar and 387 other ‘Moplah martyrs’ will be removed from the Dictionary of Martyrs of India’s Freedom Struggle as per the recommendations made by …