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Santhal Hul: When the Adivasis’ war cry left the outsiders shaken

Commemorating the Adivasi warriors who had launched a fierce battle against the British, the landlords and the blood-sucking moneylenders, Vishad Kumar argues that the circumstances that led to the battle remain unchanged

The Santhal Hul, which began on 30 June 1855, was a war that cast a long shadow on Indian history. In this war, the landlords, the Shylockian moneylenders and their patrons, the British, were on one side and the Bahujans, led by the Adivasis, on the other.   

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About The Author

Vishad Kumar

Vishad Kumar, who penned stories and poems, bid goodbye to the world of literature about two decades back and took to journalism. He did reporting for newspapers like Aawaz, Prabhat Khabar, Bihar Observer, Dainik Jagran, Hindustan, Senior India and Itwar, among others. Besides, he also wrote articles for Amar Ujala, Dainik Bhaskar and Navbharat Times. Currently, he is a freelance journalist committed to bringing about socio-political change. His interests include painting and photography

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