The revolt or uprising of 1857 was a valiant effort by disgruntled indian sepoys to overthrow the colonial power from indian shores, however, it ended in failure the reasons for the failure of the 1857 revolt are many and can be grouped into administrative, military and political causes. The revolt of 1857 is regarded by many as the first war of indian independence it was after this that the nationalistic movement in the country gathered momentum emergence of press, development of rapid means of transport and communication, and the impact of the contemporary european movement. describe immediate causes of the revolt of 1857 although the revolt began as a military rising and it appears to be a great sequel in the long series of a number of mutinies, its causes were deeply rooted in the changing conditions of the times.
The revolt was a result of the accumulated grievances of the people against company's administration and a loathing for the character and policies of the colonial rule the causes can be classified as social, economic, religious and military. The revolt of 1857 was an uncontrolled rebellion against the rule of british east india company in india it is also known as india's first war of independence it is also known as india's first war of independence. The great revolt of 1857 political causes the discontent and disaffection manifested in the form of revolts against the british government were not confined to the ruling chiefs and royal families alone. Causes of the revolt political causes 1 lord dalhousie caused widespread resentment among the indian rulers and their subjects by aggressively expanding what were the results of 1857 revolt.
What were the effects of the revolt of 1857(india) causes the rebellion had diverse political, economic, military, religious and social causes. Revolt of 1857 the revolt of 1857 is an important marker in indian history and is an area where questions have repeatedly featured in the civil services (prelims) and civil services (mains) examinations conducted by the union public service commission (upsc. Indian rebellion of 1857 or revolt of 1857 india (cf 1857) result: rebellion stopped, causes the causes of the mutiny are hard to pin down, and have been. Causes how did the revolt break out what were it causes the main reason the revolt of 1857 originated with the mutiny of the sepoys these.
Nature of revolt there is a great controversy amongst the scholars over the nature of the revolt of 1857 british historian have only considered it as a sepoy mutiny, they consider its immediate cause the greased cartridges only. The revolt of 1857 was unprecedented as: i it was the first time that different sections of the society like peasants, artisans, soldiers, educated indians united and fought as one nation against the british. The indian rebellion of 1857 had diverse political, economic, military, religious and social causes the sepoys, a generic term used for native indian soldiers of the bengal army derived from the persian word sepāhī (سپاهی) meaning infantry soldier, had their own list of grievances against the british east indian company (beic) administration, caused mainly by the ethnic gulf between. There were many causes of 1857 revolt it is considered as the first war of independence 1857 revolt is also called as indian sepoy mutiny. What were the causes and consequences of the revolt of 1857, and why did it fail as a result of the revolt of 1857, many changes came in the administration of india what were these changes.
The determining cause of the great revolt of 1857 was the attempt to thrust western ideas upon an eastern people this was especially the case in the north-western provinces, where the introduction of the thomasonian system unsettled the minds of noble and peasant. The immediate cause of the indian revolt of 1857, or sepoy mutiny, was a seemingly minor change in the weapons used by the british east india company's troopsthe company had upgraded to the new pattern 1853 enfield rifle, which used greased paper cartridges. This collection will take you to a journey through india's past and will help you in understanding the great rebellion of 1857, which vd savarkar termed as the india's first war of independence it will cover the major events, causes, main leaders, area involved in the revolt, reasons of failure of the revolt, consequences and detailed analysis.
The various causes of the mutiny of 1857 can be classified into several heads such as political, administrative, economic, socio-religious, military and immediate causes they have been briefly discussed here: by applying the doctrine of lapse, dalhousie annexed the principalities of satara, jaipur. Results of the revolt 1857 the rule of the english east india company came to an end india came under the direct rule of the british parliament and the queen of england. The revolt of 1857 - results grade 8 the revolt of 1857 - results the rule of the east india company came to an end india now came under the direct rule of the british parliament transcript.
The rebellion is also known as india's first war of independence, the great rebellion, the indian mutiny, the revolt of 1857, the uprising of 1857, the sepoy rebellion and the sepoy mutiny the mutiny was a result of various grievances. The important result of the revolt the general causes are meerut: the revolt of 1857 began at meerut on may 10, 1857 here the sepoys revolted against their. The causes for the revolt of 1987 was can categorized under 1 economic causes 2 political causes 3 social 4 religion 5 military and 6 immediate causes the most important cause of popular discontent was the british policy of economically exploiting india this hurt all sections of society the.