Sunday, July 11, 2021

Doom Movement in Bushahr

 Doom Movement in Bushahr

Doom Movement in Bushahr


In 1859 AD, the farmers revolted against the ruler of Bushahr. This revolt was known as Doom Movement. The main cause of the protest was the introduction of analysis of revenue and the measurement (Paimaish) system. The farmers used to give 1/5th of their produce to the state along with oil, ghee, milk, wool and cattles. But now taxes were imposed in the form of cash. They were unable to pay cash and when the ruler forced them, the farmers revolted. Rohru area was the main center of this movement. When the British found misadministration in the state, they made interruption in the revolt. The demand of tax in terms of cash was in fact done passively by the British officials.

Read More: -  Himachal Pradesh General Knowledge




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