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- Causes of the Indian Rebellion of 1857
- The Revolt of 1857 in India (Study Notes)
The revolt of has a extraordinary place in the history of India. This was the first joint revolt against the British. It was the end result of the already simmering discontent of Indians against the policies of East India Company. The imperialist policy of the East India Company was an important factor. The Company interfered in the internal matters of Indian States and followed the policy of divide and rule.
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Lord Dalhousie was the Governor-General of India till Under him the British followed an expansionist policy in India. Dalhousie through his policies had added considerable territories to the British Empire in India. The policy of annexation reached its climax when he implemented the policy of Doctrine of Lapse and annexed the Indian states on charges of mis-governance and absence of an heir. In the course of eight years Dalhousie annexed Satara , Sambhalpur , Jhansi , Nagpur , Jaipur and Bhagat This policy enraged the Indian rulers against the British government.
Causes of the Indian Rebellion of 1857
The annexation of, Oudh is generally agreed to be one of the principle causes of the mutiny. It became clearer in , made the EEIC designs easier by gross mismanagement and debauchery. These cartridges gave a simultaneous common ground to both to rationalize, their hatred of the EEIC European. Sleeman warned Dalhousie about it in the, case of annexation of Oudh as we have already seen. They can be, compared with Normans or Saxons who went to Britain and gradually got, assimilated in the country which they had initially conquered. If, we glance at Indian history between and , we find hardly any Indian, in a respectable official rank or position in the territories governed by the, English East India Company. However from the political military or economic point of, view it strengthened the EEIC's position in northern India.
Historians have identified diverse political, economic, military, religious and social causes of the Indian Rebellion of An uprising in several sepoy companies of the Bengal army was sparked by the issue of new gunpowder cartridges for the Enfield rifle in February Loading the Enfield often required tearing open the greased cartridge with one's teeth, and many sepoys believed that the cartridges were greased with cow and pig fat. This would have insulted both Hindu and Muslim religious practices; cows were considered holy by Hindus, while pigs were considered unclean by Muslims. Underlying grievances over British taxation and recent land annexations by the British East Indian Company BEIC also contributed to the anger of the sepoy mutineers, and within weeks, dozens of units of the Indian army joined peasant armies in widespread rebellion.
The Revolt of 1857 in India (Study Notes)
Inventing India pp Cite as. That those events should have come to be known by so many names illustrates the vastly different ways in which they have been interpreted, and suggests the general air of confusion, fuelled by emotion, which has always surrounded them. It was not an Indian Mutiny because the revolt was largely restricted to the northern regions of India.
In ancient times, people from all over the world were keen to come to India. The Persians followed by the Iranians and Parsis immigrated to India. Then came the Moghuls and they too settled down permanently in India. Chengis Khan, the Mongolian, invaded and looted India many times.
The Revolt of was a prolonged period of armed uprising as well as rebellions in Northern and Central India against British occupation of that part of the subcontinent. Small precursors of brewing discontent involving incidences of arson in cantonment areas began to manifest themselves in January.
Люди на экране вроде бы сидели в каком-то автобусе, а вокруг них повсюду тянулись провода. Включился звук, и послышался фоновой шум. - Установлена аудиосвязь. Через пять секунд она станет двусторонней. - Кто это такие? - переминаясь с ноги на ногу, спросил Бринкерхофф.
Ну, давай же, - настаивал Хейл. - Стратмор практически выгнал Чатрукьяна за то, что тот скрупулезно выполняет свои обязанности. Что случилось с ТРАНСТЕКСТОМ. Не бывает такой диагностики, которая длилась бы восемнадцать часов. Все это вранье, и ты это отлично знаешь. Скажи мне, что происходит. Сьюзан прищурилась.
- Господи Иисусе. - Ищите. - Над ними склонился Фонтейн. - Посмотрим, что у них. Соши начала просматривать документ.
Одно различие от природы, другое - рукотворное. Плутоний впервые был открыт… - Число, - напомнил Джабба. - Нам нужно число.