Who was crushed the revolt of 1857?

Who was crushed the revolt of 1857?

Thus it felt threatened as the mutinous soldier serving under British orders spread the fire of protest to civilian areas. As rural India rallied around the sepoys a civil rebellion engulfed British India. The British crushed the rebellion in 1858.

What sparked off the revolt of 1857?

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 1857. The old aristocracy, both Muslim and Hindu, who were seeing their power steadily eroded by the BEIC, also rebelled against British rule.

What happened after the revolt of 1857 was crushed by the Britishers?

Aftermath. The immediate result of the mutiny was a general housecleaning of the Indian administration. The East India Company was abolished in favour of the direct rule of India by the British government.

Who helped the British in suppressing the revolt of 1857?

British Prime Minister David Cameron’s great-great-grandfather was a cavalryman, who fought against Indians and helped suppress India’s first war of independence in 1857, a media report said.

Who was the first viceroy after 1857?

Lord Canning

Which viceroy of India has no left arm?

Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton

His Excellency The Right Honourable The Earl of Lytton GCB GCIE PC
Born 8 November 1831
Died 24 November 1891 (aged 60)
Nationality British
Political party Conservative

Which viceroy is called brilliant failure?

Notes: The viceroyship of Lord Lytton is called \”Brilliant Failure\”. He was appointed as the viceroy of India in the year 1876.

Who was the first Indian to pass ICS?

Satyendranath Tagore(/ʃəˈtɛndrənɑːt tæˈɡɔːr/; Bengali: সত্যেন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুর; [ʃɔtɛndronatʰ ʈʰakur]) (1 June 1842 – 9 January 1923) was the first Indian to join the Indian Civil Service.

Who introduced vernacular press act in India?

Lord Lytton

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