History of Sirsa Town

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Atlantic Publishers & Distri, 1991 - Sirsa (Haryana, India) - 280 pages
The Town Sirsa Is One Of The Historically Prominent Ancient Towns Of North India. It Has Also Been Strategically And Commercially Impor¬Tant Throughout History. It Has Enjoyed The Status Of The Divisional Head¬Quarters During The Yaudheya Republic And The Pratihar Rule And Also The District Headquarters From 1838 To 1884 A.D. It Was Again Declared As The District Headquarters On Septem¬Ber 1, 1975.The People Of The Town Played A Significant Role During The Uprising Of 1857 And The Movements And Pro¬Grammes Launched By The Khilafat Committee, The Congress, The Nau-Jawan Bharat Sabha, The Congress Socialist Party, The Radical Party, The Arya Samaj And The Sanatan Dharma Sabha. The Town Made Its Contribu¬Tion Also In Beopari Satyagraha, The Tenancy Agitation And The Chaprasi-Ardali Agitation. Besides It, The Town Was Frequently Visited By The Eminent Personalities Of The Day Including Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya, C. Rajgopalachari, Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel, Sarojini Naidu, Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, Prof. Tarkunde, Aruna Asaf Ali And Desh Bandhu Gupta.The Present Volume Deals With Different Aspects Of The History Of The Town And Highlights 40 Distinguished Figures Of The Area.
 

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Contents

The Antiquity
16
In the Early Medieval Times 10001526 A D
28
During the Medieval Times 15261802 A D
38
Under the British East India Company
46
Restoration of the Town
65
The Uprising of 1857
76
The Town Under the Crown
88
Struggle for Freedom 19301947 A D
123
Distinguished Figures of the Town
178
Hari Singh Thakur 19041977
200
Arjun Singh Gujar b 1910
214
Babu Bajrang Das Advocate 19121986
227
Ch Devi Lal b 1914
241
Comrade Jan Mohammed b 1920
255
Bibliography
270
Copyright

Developments in the PostIndependence Era
154

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