Vasudev Balwant Phadke Commemorative stamp

22 Dec 2021  Wed

Vasudev Balwant Phadke is also known as ‘Father of Indian Armed Rebellion’. He was an Indian Independence activist and revolutionary who sought Indian independence from colonial rule.

Vasudev Balwant Phadke was born into a Hindu Brahmin family in Shirdhon. A Shirdhon is a small village located near Panvel, in Raigad district in present-day Maharashtra. He graduated from Bombay University in 1862. After completing his education, he worked for some government institutions in Mumbai like the Grant Medical College and the Commissariat Examiner’s Office. Vasudev Balwant Phadke was one such Indian armed revolutionary who dreamt of a “Free India”. He was the epitome of patriotism in the fight against the British.

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