What happens at the end of the novel Kanthapura?

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The novel Kanthapura by Raja Rao is a tale of uprising and overcoming oppression in Indian Society. In the town of Kanthapura, the people are very oppressed, and the British invade, making things significantly worse. While there is much rebellion and activism, the ending of the novel is especially poignant in this regard.

The women of Kanthapura come together as a united force in spite of their differing castes after the British invasion and the killing of many of the men in the village. They resist mightily, even burning down their own village as they march further on in defiance of the British and an effort to start a new life. After over a year of violence and destruction...

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