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The revolt of 1857 and its aftermath increased political awareness among the Indian. This growing consciousness found its strongest voice among the English educated intelligentsia that grew up in India’s major cities during the last three decades of the nineteenth century.
In India the growth of nationalism took place in the second half of the 19th Century. India became United against foreign rule and decided to became independent this could be achieved by a single feeling of nationalism.
Periodic Revolt took place after the great and the British uprising of 1857 in certain parts of India. The occurrence of these revolts made Indians confident but on the other hand the British suppressed these Revolt with at most cruelty. The manner in which these Revolt was suppressed made the Indians bolder and more courageous in their fight against the foreign rule.
During this period the glorious past of India was rediscovered. Scholars and writers through their writings and discoveries made Indian proud of their glorious past. Social and religious reformers played a very important role writers and poet also played a very positive and dynamic role. They aroused the hidden patriotic sentiments of the people. The press supported the Indian cause which ultimately, give rise to the development of Nationalist literature. This literature spread message of Patriotism and modern ideas of nationalism, democracy and socialism.