He also served as the Congress President twice, — and — The Nehru family had been settled for several generations in Delhi, and Gangadhar Nehru was a kotwal in that city. By some accounts, the Nehru family home in Delhi had been looted and burnt down during the Mutiny. In Agra, Gangadhar quickly arranged the weddings of his two daughters, Patrani and Maharani, into Kashmiri Brahmin families.
Essay On Rowlatt Satyagraha
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Il fait preuve de beaucoup d'attachement et de respect pour ses parents. Je n'ai pas le temps. Singh et T. Gandhi n'en prend pas, disant qu'il a la sienne.
British raj , period of direct British rule over the Indian subcontinent from until the independence of India and Pakistan in The raj succeeded management of the subcontinent by the British East India Company , after general distrust and dissatisfaction with company leadership resulted in a widespread mutiny of sepoy troops in , causing the British to reconsider the structure of governance in India. The raj was intended to increase Indian participation in governance, but the powerlessness of Indians to determine their own future without the consent of the British led to an increasingly adamant national independence movement. Though trade with India had been highly valued by Europeans since ancient times, the long route between them was subject to many potential obstacles and obfuscations from middlemen, making trade unsafe, unreliable, and expensive.
In December , Bhagat Singh and an associate, Shivaram Rajguru , fatally shot a year-old British police officer, John Saunders, in Lahore , Punjab , in what is today Pakistan , mistaking Saunders, who was still on probation, for the British police superintendent, James Scott, whom they had intended to assassinate. As Saunders exited a police station on a motorcycle, he was felled by a single bullet fired from across the street by Rajguru, a marksman. After having escaped, Singh and his associates used pseudonyms to publicly announce avenging Lajpat Rai's death, putting up prepared posters that they altered to show Saunders as their intended target.