By Vishnu Bhatt Godshe Versaikar
Around the center of the 19th century, whilst the East India corporation had consolidated its carry over the Indian subcontinent, a Chitpavan Brahmin by means of the identify of Vishnu Bhatt Godshe Versaikar made up our minds to pass the Vindhya mountains together with his elderly uncle to earn a few funds. What he had now not foreseen used to be how his journey could coincide with the ancient Sepoy Mutiny and play havoc with their commute plans.
This is a special first-person, eyewitness account in their picaresque trip, recorded numerous years after their go back domestic. this can be additionally possibly the one documentation of a momentous occasion within the historical past of India via an impoverished yet discovered younger beggar-priest.
In this gripping but delicate translation, Mrinal Pande brings to lifestyles for this day s reader the account of Vishnu Bhatt s adventures, and the attention-grabbing heritage of its publication.
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1857:The Real Story Of The Great Uprising by Vishnu Bhatt Godshe Versaikar