Praja Mandal launched agitations against the British yoke in the areas which were under the direct British control.
In other princely provinces agitations were launched for social and political reforms. However, these were directed more against the princes than against the colonial government.
The Mandi conspiracy was carried out in between the time period of 1914 to 1915 powered by the Gadhr party. Number of meetings were organised in Mandi and Suket State in December 1914 and January 1915 and it was decided to assassinate the Superintendent and the Wazir of Mandi and Suket, to loot the treasury. However, conspirators were caught and imprisoned.
Some of the freedom fighters of the state included Dr. Y.S. Parmar, Padam Dev, Shivanand Ramaul, Purnanand, Satya Dev, Sada Ram Chandel, Daulat Ram, Thakur Hazara Singh'Pahari Gandhi Baba Kanshi Ram,and Comrade Amin chand