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Veer Surendra Sai

The Great Revolutionary

Published by Anusheelan, Behind Ranisati Temple, Govindtola, PO: Dhanupali, Sambalpur-768005, Orissa in Sambalpur .

About the Book

This is an edited book. The co-editor of this book is Sasanka Sekhar Panda. This edited book contains 24 research articles by scholars of merit, throwing light on various aspects of his life and achievements.

First Sentence

Long thirty years before the First War of Independence took place in 1857, an unknown warrior named Surendra Sai waged an uncompromising guerilla warfare in and around Sambalpur against the mighty British power in 1827. He was captured in 1840 and sent to Hazaribagh jail where he was imprisoned till 1857. When the mutineers ransacked the Hazaribagh jail, he escaped and preferred to fight for the cause of his motherland Sambalpur by returning there. Again with the help of his compatriots, most of whom were zamindars of tribal origin, he waged war against the British rule for long seven years till his capture in 1864 due to trechery. His long struggle in two phases from 1827 to 1840 and from 1857 to 1864 had created in the minds of the common people innumerable tales of valour and sacrifice. He was sent to Asirgarh fort near Nagpur in 1864 where he was confined till his death. Very few people in India and even in Orissa know about this great warrior, who spent almost 38 years in jail and 19 years in jungle warfare for the cause of his motherland. His bicentennial birth anniversary is being celebrated in 2009 which is the right occasion to remember Sirendra Sai, the invincible warrior, born revolutionary and a great son of India.

Table of Contents

Surendra Soyam

Edition Notes

CONTENTS: "Prelude" by Chitrasen Pasayat and Sasanka Sekhar Panda (5); "Bira Surendra Sai" by Dr. Harekrushna Mahatab (9-10); "Surendra Sai the Great Freedom Fighter" by Dr. Sraddhakar Supakar (11-16); "What is the Truth About Surendra Sai's Capture in 1864" by Aswini Kumar Pujari (17-22); "Even Then the Judiciary was not 'Committed" by Murari Prasad Mishra (23-29); "Veer Surendra Sai" by Professor Nabin Kumar Sahu (30-39); "Leaders and Martyrs during the Revolution of Veer Surendra Sai" by Professor Nabin Kumar Sahu (40-55); "The Martyrdom of Veer Surendra Sai" by Mina Ketan Purohit (56-60); "Veer Surendra Sai as a Strategist" by Sahadev Sahoo (61-70); "British Policy Towards 'Mitrabhanu Sai' son of Surendra Sai" by Dr. Mahesh Prasad Dash (71-76); "Freedom Struggle in Ghens (bargarh)" by Er. Nirakar Mahalik (77-80); "The Revolt of 1857 and Veer Surendra Sai" by Professor Sadhu Charan Panda (81-87); "Veer Surendra Sai was Direct Descendant of Manik Rai" by Jitamitra Prasad Singh Deo (88-92); "Orissa in the Great Revolt of 1857" by Balabhadra Ghadei (93-99); "Vir Surendra Sai : The Indomitable Hero of Orissa" by Braja Paikaray (100-102); "The Revolt of 1857 : Role of Gond Tribals of Lakhanpur and Madho Singh of Ghess" by Dr. Amal Kumar Mishra (103-108); "Veer Surendra Sai" by Nandalal Dash (109-112); "Lokanath Panda : The Principal Advisor of Veer Surendra Sai" by Sasanka Sekhar Panda (113-119); "Role of Kolabira Zamindar in the Resistance Movement of Surendra Sai against the British Rule" by Dr. Kishore Chandra Mishra (120-122); "Sambalpur Rising : 1857-1864" by Professor Nihar Ranjan Patnaik (123-133); "Orissa in the Revolt of 1857" by Professor Pritish Acharya (134-139); "Rebel Colleagues of Surendra Sai as Depicted in Folk Songs of Sambalpur Region" by Dr. Chitrasen Pasayat (140-153); "Kamal Singh Dau : The Martyr" by Dr. Jayanta Kumar Sahu (154-157); "Veer Surendra Sai" by Dr. Jyotirmati Samantaray (158-160); "Role of Veer Surendra Sai against the British Colonialism in Sambalpur" by Dr. Ratnakar Mohapatra (161-172).

The Physical Object

Pagination 172

ID Numbers

Open Library OL23498978M

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