The Revolt of 1857 constitutes a watershed not merely in the history of India and England but also in the annals of the entire human race. The Uprising of 1857, in which countless revolutionaries sacrificed their lives had unbreakable links far and wide. Besides Barrakpore, Meerut, Delhi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Bhopal, Gwalior, Jhansi, Shahjahanpur, Bareilly, Moradabad, Sambhal, Kota, Dharwar, Poona, Udaipur, Patiala, Hissar, Allahabad, Satara, Agra, Banaras, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Hyderabad, Mysore, Calcutta, Ajmer, Nasirabad, Neemuch, Faisabad, Rewari, Jhajjhar and Rewa, subtle, secret, sophisticated intimate links existed among the revolutionaries in Rangoon, Lahore and Kathmandu.
In this book, an attempt has been made to understand the real nature of the Revolt of 1857, with special referene to Oudh.
Author: KB Srivastava