The revolt or first indian war of independence resulted due to the building up of political, social, economic, religious and military grievances against the british. Revolt of 1857 is often been described as india's first war for independence on 29th march 1857, mangal pandey, a soldier of 34th regiment. The indian rebellion of 1857 is also called the indian mutiny, the sepoy mutiny, it began on 10 may 1857 at meerut, as a mutiny of sepoys of the british east.
Whenever the bharatiya janata party-led national democratic alliance (nda) comes to power, the media gets flooded with communal. Indian rebel leader nana sahib, originally brahmin dundhu panth, leads his band the revolt of 1857 original publication: people disc. There were administrative, military and political reasons for failure of 1857 revolt view the causes of failure of 1857 mutiny with infographic. Indian mutiny, also called sepoy mutiny, widespread but unsuccessful rebellion against british rule in india in 1857–58 begun in meerut by indian troops.
The revolt of 1857 was a product of the character and policies of colonial rule the cumulative effect of british expansionist policies, economic exploitation and. Europe views the revolt of 1857, new delhi, routledge, 2011 isbn: 978-0-415- 59799-9 filipa lowndes vicente1 1 institute of social sciences, university of. While british historians called it the sepoy mutiny, indian historians named it the revolt of 1857 or the first war of indian independence the revolt of 1857 had. Get this from a library the sepoy mutiny and the revolt of 1857 [r c majumdar.
In may 1857 soldiers of the bengal army shot their british officers, and marched on delhi their mutiny encouraged rebellion by considerable. 1857 revolt • the revolt of 1857 was though a regional manifestation yet the causes and the events that instigated the revolt were surely having a pan-indian . Map showing the location of indian rebellion of 1857 know th e causes of indian revolt of 1857.
The great revolt of 1857 (also indian rebellion of 1857, the great uprising of 1857, the great rebellion, indian sepoy mutiny) is regarded as india's first war of . Ahmadullah shah, born in 1787, more famously known as maulavi of faizabad, was one of the leading figures of the great indian revolt of 1857. Background in 1957 the government of india decided to commemorate the centenary (1857-1957) of the 'revolt of 1857' a committee by the. History topics covering revolt of 1857 shahenshah of hindustan phase 1 of the revolt reasons for sepoy mutiny reasons for the failure of the revolt.
The indian rebellion of 1857 began as a mutiny of sepoys of british east india company's army on may 10, 1857, in the town of meerut, and. The indian rebellion of 1857 was a major uprising in india during 1857–58 against the rule of the british east india company, which functioned as a sovereign.