Umaji Naik Khomane

7 Sep 1791
3 Feb 1832
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Adhya krantiveer Umāji Nāik Khomane (Marathi: उमाजी नाईक खोमणे) (September 7, 1791 – February 3, 1832) was an Indian freedom fighter, a revolutionary. He was The First Freedom Fighter against British Rule in India.

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 10,000.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 against them, the forces sent were able to arrest him. After his capture, he was hanged in Pune.

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