SSC History Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-7

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    Rani Gaidinliu, a rebel leader against the British, was from

    A)  Tripura

    B)  Assam

    C)  Nagaland         

    D)  Manipur

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] Rani Gaidinliu (1915-1993) was a Naga spiritual and political leader who led a revolt against British rule in India. At the age of 13, she joined the Heraka religious movement other cousin Haipou Jadonang. The movement later turned into a political movement seeking to drive out the British from Manipur and the surrounding Naga areas. Within the Heraka cult, she came to be considered an incarnation of the goddess Cherachamdinliu. Gaidinliu was arrested in 1932 at the age of 16, and was sentenced to life imprisonment by the British rulers. Jawaharlal Nehru met her at Shillong Jail in 1937, and promised to pursue her release. Nehru gave her the title of Rani ("Queen"), and she gained local popularity as Rani Gaidinliu.

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