E5 - SANYASIS : PART 1

U/A 7+ • History • Crime

Literally, Sanyasi referred to one who renounces the world for the sake of spiritual life.​The Fakirs and Sanyasis used to travel to North Bengal to visit various shrines and pilgrim sites and as a tradition.​They used to collect alms from local Zamindars – a means of livelihood that was interfered on by the British, prompting an organised revolt.

Cast: Siwani Devkota, Parth Singh Dev

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    E1 - BANJARAS : PART 1
    25 January 2023 | 19 min

    The Banjaras were an ethnic community that included acrobats, singers, dancers, tightrope walkers, and fortunetellers.​​With the implementation of exploitative colonial policies, the traditional source of livelihood for the Banjaras started depleting.​A fair share of them chose highway robberies, cattlelifting, sheep stealing and kidnapping children to make ends meet.​

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    E2 - BANJARAS : PART 2
    19 min

    We will continue episode 1 as episode 2.The Banjaras were an ethnic community that included acrobats, singers, dancers, tightrope walkers, and fortunetellers.​​With the implementation of exploitative colonial policies, the traditional source of livelihood for the Banjaras started depleting.​A fair share of them chose highway robberies, cattlelifting, sheep stealing and kidnapping children to make ends meet.​

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    E3 - BHILS : PART 1
    19 min

    One of the subcontinent’s oldest inhabitants, they lived in the forests and hill ranges of Khandesh and Rajputana and enjoyed good relations with the Rajputs and Marathas who ruled this region.​​However, after 1818, the politics of this region began to change when the British forces were expanding with unmatched cruelty and shrewdness.​The intentions of the British were to clean up the forests and their main aspiration was to deprive the Bheels of their forests in order to ‘clean’ the country.​This not only made the Bhilrebel several times but also drove them to highway robbery and lawlessness

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    E4 - BHILS : PART 2
    20 min

    We will continue episode 5 as episode 6One of the subcontinent’s oldest inhabitants, they lived in the forests and hill ranges of Khandesh and Rajputana and enjoyed good relations with the Rajputs and Marathas who ruled this region.​​However, after 1818, the politics of this region began to change when the British forces were expanding with unmatched cruelty and shrewdness.​The intentions of the British were to clean up the forests and their main aspiration was to deprive the Bheels of their forests in order to ‘clean’ the country.​This not only made the Bhilrebel several times but also drove them to highway robbery and lawlessness

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    E6 - SANYASIS : PART 2
    20 min

    We will continue episode 5 as episode 6Literally, Sanyasi referred to one who renounces the world for the sake of spiritual life.​​The Fakirs and Sanyasis used to travel to North Bengal to visit various shrines and pilgrim sites and as a tradition.​​They used to collect alms from local Zamindars – a means of livelihood that was interfered on by the British, prompting an organised revolt.

Language

Hindi

Genre

History, Crime

Producer

Siwani Devkota, Parth Singh Dev