Miscellaneous Saying is referred to as a statement used by well-renowned reformers, scholars and authors in context to important, vital events of Indian history.

Sayings usually are defined as the usage of a proverb, adage or maxim by some wise person, that gives out a piece of wisdom within its culture. Here, in context to the study, it focuses on different countries, the culture that used saying as a part of wisdom words.    Specifically, the study pivots on the utilization and saying of different quotes by various well and renowned reformers in order to spread maximum awareness about the Indian culture and structure. There are some famous quotes and sayings by Indian freedom fighters who encouraged the native Indians with their words and sayings to bring about the patriotic feeling in them. 

Significance of sayings within the history of India: Define

Sayings or slogans have a great significance in the lives of every individual. The saying of great philosophers played a vital role in the different periods of time. Taking up a case of the Indian freedom struggle, where different philosophers, activities, and freedom fighters came forward to save India. The concept of saying and slogan was first introduced by the mayor and congress leader Yusuf Meherally, who proposed the idea of the slogan to Mahatma Gandhi during ‘Quit India Movement in 1942. In the latter half of the Indian freedom fighting, different sayings and quotes were introduced and implemented,    for the people. 

These sayings motivated and encouraged the native Indian to become a patriot for its country and fulfil the ultimate cause of the slogan. The after-effects of these slogans or sayings were noticed as various household workers, artists, peasants, artisans, weavers took part in it. The slogan “Quit India Movement” drove the patriotic feeling in the native Indians and made them to unite and cooperate against Britishers in India. 

Saying of Indian History: Discuss

The saying and quotes of Indian history were done to hit the sentiments of the invaders into India. Naming some of the important events of Indian history where the saying or quotes of the freedom fighters remained immortal till today. During the act of independence in India Subhash Chandra Bose used the saying “Give me blood I will give you freedom” in 1944, where he meant that providing military forces to him would ensure a good fight with the Britisher and finally achieve victory. He also stated “Jai Hind”, in which he praised his love for the country. Mahatma Gandhi stated “Do or Die” in 1942, by which he meant you have to attain the act of performance to get freedom at any cost, even at the cost of your life. Similarly, the first president of India Jawaharlal Nehru quoted “Purna Swaraj” in 1930, where he declared the independence of India from the clutch of the British. 

Importance of Miscellaneous sayings in Indian history for SSC examination: Analyze

It is observed that History plays an important role in competitive examinations like SSC, Railway and other banking sectors or aptitude tests. The section contains both world history and Indian history but Indian history is more stressed upon for the formation of the question in SSC exams. Here, different questions are asked on the basis of slogans and sayings of the Indian philosopher and Indian freedom fighters. The examiners are also asked to state the name and year in which the sayings were first introduced and the reason behind the introduction of such quotes or sayings in Indian history. 


In regards to the study, it can be noticed that the study pivoted on the importance and significance of just sayings and miscellaneous sayings in Indian history. The significance of these sayings in the lives of the Indian citizen can be visualized based on analysis of the case study. The study gives out a glimpse of various sayings and quotes used by famous reformers, activists and freedom fighters. Through the study, an in-depth view is found on the saying or words of the intelligent philosophers. A wide variety of quotes and sayings of Indian reformers are witnessed through the course of the study.

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