Vijay Singh Pathik

Vijay Singh Pathik

Vijay Singh Pathik was an ex-revolutionary connected with Ras Bihari Bose’s revolutionary group. His real name was Bhoop Singh Gurjar. He belonged a village, Guthawali, in Bulandshahar district of Uttar Pradesh. He was Gujar (cultivator cum cattle breeder caste) by caste and his grand father and father were among the freedom fighters of the first Indian War of Independence. Vijay Singh Pathik: The Name The family background of Vijay Singh Pathik made Continue Reading

Bijolia Peasant Movement

Bijoliya Bijolia Peasant Movement

Bijolia was ‘‘A” class Jagir of the Udaipur State with a population of about 1200 in 1891. The majority of peasants in Bijolia belonged to Dakan Gotra of the Jats. The Bijolia peasant movement may be divided into three main phases. The first phase between 1897-1915 was marked by a spontaneous movement which was advanced by local leadership. The second phase between 1915-1923 marked a new state of consciousness among Continue Reading