Glimpses of the Past
Presented By: Naveen.P &
Bhuvanindra.K.ReddyAtomic Energy Central School ,
•“Oh my country men! Let your eyes fill with tears, as you recall the sacrifices of
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British Rule (1765-1836)
•Religious leaders preached ideas like
untouchability and child marriage.
•The British imposed heavy taxes on farmers
so that farmers had to abandon their fields.
•The east India Company’s law began to
cripple Indian industries.
•British invented other methods which gave
•Inevitably famines followed, between 1822
and 1836 fifteen lakh Indians died of
Raja Ram Mohan Roy
Ram Mohan Roy, a learned
person from Bengal understood
what was wrong with this country.
He was attracted by science and
He went to England and fight for
the justice of India.
He said to his wife, “Cows are of
different colors but the color of
their milk is the same. Different
terachers have different opinions
but the essence of every religion is
•But the British continued to oppress Indians.
•In 1818 they had passed regulation III, under it,
an Indian could be jailed without trail in a court.
•By 1829, Britain was exporting British goods
worth seven crore rupees to India.
•All the time British officers in India drew big
salaries and also made fortunes in private
•At that time Bentinck was the Governor -
General of India.
•Education in India was in Persian
•During 1835-56 Thomas Macaulay
suggested some change in Indian
•They taught Indians their
•By 1856, the British had conquered
the whole of India.
•They cared a little about the needs
The sparks (1855-
Some Indiansoldiers in east India
Company were ill pleasedwiththe
attitude of East IndianCompany.
A soldier namedMangal Pandey
attackedthe adjutantof his regiment
In 1857, a violent revolt was out
broken in Meerut.
The rebellion spread wider.
Many landlords lost their
lands, because of the British
The Fight for
Many rulers like
Begum Hazrat Mahal
of Lucknow were bitter.
The patriots pounced
upon the British and
fought pitched battles
all over North India.
Begum Hazrat Mahal