Indian Mutiny

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Indian Mutiny

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(Historical Terms) a revolt of Indian troops (1857–59) that led to the transfer of the administration of India from the East India Company to the British Crown
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Noun1.Indian Mutiny - discontent with British administration in India led to numerous mutinies in 1857 and 1858; the revolt was put down after several battles and sieges (notably the siege at Lucknow)
Bharat, India, Republic of India - a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
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It is a historical novel about Begum Hazrat Mahal, an orphan who rose to become queen of Awadh and a leader of the Indian Rebellion of 1857.
During his lifetime, the Mughals were eclipsed and displaced by the British and finally deposed following the defeat of the Indian rebellion of 1857, events that he wrote of.
Gurkhas fought for the British in the Indian Rebellion of 1857 and, at the end of the war, became a part of the British Indian Army.

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