Umaji Naik Khomane

Umāji Nāik Khomāne (Marathi: उमाजी नाईक खोमणे) (September 7, 1791 – February 3, 1832) was an Indian freedom fighter, a revolutionary. Soon after the fall of Maratha Empire Umaji raised a tiny army against the British. His anti-British manifesto asked the country-men to fight against the foreign rulers. To capture him, the British Government announced a bounty of Rupees 5,000. It has been said that his sister was responsible for arrest of this great freedom fighter. She invited him on Dinner on holy occasion as per planned and british force came to arrest him. Though he fought so hard against the english force . Somehow, British managed to arrest him. After his capture, he was hanged in Pune.

Personal facts

Given name
Umaji
Family name
Naik Khomane
Birth date
1791-09-07
Birth place
India Maharashtra Pune district Purandar taluka

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