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What was the Indian Mutiny?

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Asked by srisri, 27 Dec '07 07:27 pm
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a fight against the freedom
Answered by OMPRAKASH GUPTA, 27 Dec '07 07:28 pm

 
  
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The Indian Rebellion of 1857 was a period of armed uprising against the expansion of the British East India Company control in India between early 1857 and mid 1858. The period and events are also often referred to as (in alphabetical order) the First War of Indian Independence, Indian Mutiny, or Sepoy Mutiny. These uprisings were mainly concentrated in north central India, with some outbreaks elsewhere. The first signs of brewing discontent, involving incidents of Incendiarism in cantonment areas, began to appear in January 1857.
Mutinies of Indian troops serving in the East India Company's army, such as at Vellore in 1806 were not unprecedented. There were also several previous conflicts between the Company and local rulers such as Rani Chennamma of Keladi and Tipu Sultan of Mysore, as well as previous popular uprisings such as the Sannyasi Rebellion of the 1780s.
All these events were, however, limited to a relatively small area, within a town or at the most a few districts. Wha ...more
Answered by GOPI KUMAR, 27 Dec '07 07:29 pm

 
  
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In May 1857, some indian soldiers of British infantry battalion mutinied against their british officers B'coz they were angry at the use of greased cartridge ( containing fat of cow & pig). They killed their british officers. Soon the mutiny spread to other areas in a widespread manner to such an xtent that it came to b called the 1st war of indian independence.
Answered by hemendra singh, 27 Dec '07 07:34 pm

 
  
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