Free Download Upsc IAS History material

Kuka Movement

Kuka was a religio-political movement in Punjab.
    1857 Satguru Ram Singh was set up Namdhari Sect, and then he appoints Suba (Governors) and Naib Suba (dy.Governors) to mobilize Kukas across Punjab.
    1872 The British executed almost 65 Kukas by cannon or gun, captured Satguru Ram Singh, sent him to Rangoon. (Some site claim Andaman jail).
    1885 After the death of Ram Singh, Kuka movement slowly faded away.
    2014, December Indian post department released stamps on Kuka movement,To highlight the importance of this movements in Indian history.