The 1857 uprising had had ended unsuccessfully, but there was one issue that could not be overlooked.
At that time, there was much division among the various peoples and regions of India. The land was divided into more than six hundred princely states, each with its own independent ruler. They had long coexisted in relative peace, although some tensions brewed among them.
In September of that year, the British army took control of Delhi. Before long, their triumph turned into tyranny.
In order to defeat India, Britain spent over a year attempting to crush the states, but in the end they could not succeed. In the ensuing chaos, some local rulers fled deep into the jungle where they eventually fell prey to wild animals and snakes, while others were mysteriously murdered.
This was soon to be followed by unspeakable horrors all throughout the country. The brutal events that unfolded were so terrible that they would make even the bravest men shudder with fear.
Countless innocent Indian civilians were bayoneted by the furious British troops, as the soil of India was dyed red with blood. Thousands more were tied to cannons, and in a most gruesome and ghastly spectacle, their bodies were blown into fragments that were sent flying through the air.
The Anglo-Saxons preach so honourably about their humanitarianism, and yet they relentlessly committed the most outrageous atrocities against Indians, without mercy.
A general in the British Army who marched from Allahabad to Kanpur boasted about the gory sights that he encountered on his route. From every single tree that lined the road hung the corpses of Indian men, women and children of all ages. Their bodies were left brutally strung up from the branches for all to see, as a symbol of the great military prowess of the British forces.
It was a scene from hell.
Copyright © 2017