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Raja Rao Tula Ram
Rao Raja Tularam.jpg
Born (1825-12-09)9 December 1825
village Rampura, Rewari, Punjab
Died 23 September 1863(1863-09-23)
Kabul, Afghanistan
Movement Indian Rebellion of 1857

Rao Tula Ram (c. 9 December 1825 – 23 September 1863) was one of the key leaders of the Indian rebellion of 1857, in Haryana, where he is considered a state hero.[1] He is credited with temporarily driving all of the British rule from the region that today is south-west Haryana during the Rebellion, and also helping rebel forces fighting in the historic city of Delhi with men, money and material. Noted as a good administrator and military commander, after the 1857 uprising ended, he left India, met rulers of Iran and Afghanistan and also established contacts with the Tsar of Russia, to seek their help to fight a war to free India from the British. His plans were cut short by his death from dysentery in Kabul on 23 September 1863, aged 38.[2]

Early life[edit]

Rao Tula Ram was born on 9 December 1825.[3] His father was Rao Puran Singh,[4] his grandfather Rao Tej Singh[4] and his mother's name was Gyan Kanwar, daughter of Rao Zahari Singh, a local jagirdar.[citation needed]

Rao Tula Ram was one of the great leaders of the Indian Uprising of 1857 against the colonial British forces. His story is one of rebellion and guerilla warfare against the stronger and better-equipped imperialist forces of the British Army.

The battle of Narnaul was undoubtedly one of the most decisive battles of the Uprising of 1857. The English felt jubilant[citation needed] over their success in this confrontation, for it resulted in the marked the close of the crucial period of the struggle in the Haryana region and northern Rajasthan.

Rao Tula Ram's Istemraree estates were confiscated by the British in 1859, though proprietary rights of his two wives were retained. In 1877, his title was restored to his son Rao Yudhister Singh, who was made head of the Ahirwal.[5]

Legacy[edit]

The government of India issued on 23 September 2001, a postal stamp featuring Maharaj Rao Tula Ram.[6] Institutions named in his honour include Rao Tula Ram Memorial Hospital in Jaffarpur Kalan[7] Maharaj Rao Tula Ram Polytechnic Wazirpur Chirag Delhi the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses at Maharaj Rao Tula Ram Marg.[8][9]

Rao Tula Ram Hospital[edit]

Rao Tula Ram hospital is located near police station in Jaffar Pur and is approachable from Rawta mor of Dhansa Road.[10]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Republic Day Celebrations". The Tribune. 28 January 2008. 
  2. ^ Haryana (India) (1988). Haryana District Gazetteers: Mahendragarh. Haryana Gazetteers Organization. Retrieved 30 September 2012. [page needed]
  3. ^ Sankhdher, B.M (2006-01-01). "Historical Studies on Modern India". ISBN 9788176297639. 
  4. ^ a b Punjab (1883). Punjab gazetteers, 1883,. Oxford University. p. 31. Retrieved 7 October 2014. 
  5. ^ Punjabi University (2001). "The Panjab Past and Present, Volume 32". Punjab (India). Department of Punjab Historical Studies, Punjabi University, Original from the University of Michigan. pp. 76, 77, 78. Retrieved 7 October 2014. 
  6. ^ "Gallery of Indian Stamps - 2001". indiapicks.com. 
  7. ^ %7CAugust 18, 2012 "Rao Tula Ram Memorial Hospital, Jaffarpur". 
  8. ^ "The Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses-Contact us". Retrieved August 18, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Directorate of Health Services". Department of Health. Retrieved 30 August 2012. 

References[edit]

  • K.C. Yadav, Rao Tula Ram, National Book Trust of India (2008). ISBN 978-81-237-5110-8
  • Anil Yadav, 'Krantidoot- Rao Raja Tularam' -Sarita book House(1998)
  • Ravindra singh & Vijaypal yadav- "1857 ki kranti k purodha Rao Raja Tularam" puneet prakashan jaipur(2013) ISBN 978-81-88559-54-1

External links[edit]


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201 news items

 
Times of India
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:41:15 -0700

All too often in the capital we have seen important infrastructure projects, like the Rao Tula Ram flyover, being held hostage to narrow sectional interests. Yes, foot overbridge might cause some minor inconvenience to Panchsheel residents or hurt ...

Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times
Mon, 16 Mar 2015 12:18:45 -0700

Two men were killed and three others critically injured on Sunday night after they lost control of their car and hit a tree on south Delhi's Rao Tula Ram Marg. Police said all five occupants were in an inebriated condition at the time of the accident ...

IBNLive

IBNLive
Wed, 22 Jul 2015 10:03:45 -0700

New Delhi: Expressing shock at the Delhi government's decision to scrap the controversial Bus Rapid Transit corridor in south Delhi, a green body today termed it as a "regressive" step which would turn the clock back on pollution control efforts in the ...
 
Times of India
Mon, 13 Jul 2015 13:37:30 -0700

Traffic cops said the whole of outer Ring Road starting from Ashram Chowk to Rao Tula Ram Marg was stalled for three hours due to the protests. Ripple effects were felt in Mehrauli-Badarpur Road while traffic crawled on Josip Broz Tito Marg, August ...

Daily Mail

Daily Mail
Fri, 03 Jul 2015 16:57:53 -0700

... Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital, Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Babu Jagjivan Ram Memorial Hospital, Aruna Asaf Ali Hospital, Bhagwan Mahavir Hospital, Madan Mohan Malviya Hospital, Rao Tula Ram Memorial Hospital and Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital.
 
Economic Times
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 07:55:05 -0800

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court today pulled up PWD and DDA for not filing compliance report with regard to functioning of an alternative route during building of a three-lane flyover parallel to the one existing at Rao Tula Ram (RTR) Marg on the Outer ...

India Today

India Today
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:34:33 -0700

She was admitted to Rao Tula Ram Hospital in the national Capital. The medical examination has confirmed rape," Charkhi Dadri Sub-Inspector Suman Bala, who is investigating the case, told Mail Today. The victim in her police statement has also stated ...
 
Deccan Herald
Sat, 11 Jul 2015 19:26:15 -0700

Even though the population load is on the rise, the hospitals in the periphery are ignored,” says a doctor at Rao Tula Ram Hospital. Interventions are required at the policymaking level, point out experts. “It was suggested a few years back that the ...
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