What is the Bijolia peasant movement?

The Bijolia peasant movement was a movement against excessive land revenue extractions that took place in Mewar state. Beginning in 1897, the movement continued till 1941 after a bitter struggle lasting about half a century, gained national attention and resisted state oppression.

Its origin was in Bijolia district of modern-day Rajasthan before spreading to the surrounding areas in earnest.

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