The time of India’s colonial occupation was one of the darkest times in our history. The British and other foreign powers captured territories, oppressed and exploited people and conquered even the mightiest of empires. However, as the British Crown tightened its hold over India through strength and strategy, there were individuals who stood up to oppose the growing foreign power. From kings and queens to common citizens, a lot of brave warriors rose to fight for their motherland. Many noble rulers gave up their lives to protect their subjects and lead their kingdoms in resistance.
Amar Chitra Katha brings you Warriors for Freedom, a collection of our titles like Rani Lakshmibai, Tipu Sultan, Rani of Kittur, Velu Thampi, and Kunwar Singh. This pack remembers Rani Lakshmibai, the brave queen who refused to cede her kingdom to the British and took them head-on, leading an army against them. Tipu Sultan, who stood like a rock and repelled the British till he was betrayed by his own general. Rani Chenamma of Kittur, who answered the British demand for allegiance by fighting them to the end. Velu Thampi, the Diwan of Travancore, who would brook no interference from the East India Company in the affairs of his state and Kunwar Singh, who at the grand old age of 75, chose to fight the British. All these stories and more make this collection a must-own for every Indian!