Sepoy Mutiny


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Noun1.Sepoy 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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Lately, Arshad Islam in his well researched 2011 article "The Backlash in Delhi: British Treatment of the Mughal Royal Family following the Indian 'Sepoy Mutiny' of 1857" has drawn upon Nizami, Ghalib, Zahir Dehlvi, Dalrymple and a host of other sources to describe in painful detail how the Mughal princes and princesses merged with the general populace and became unrecognizable as a foreign elite.
The masses remained silent spectators to War of Independence (Sepoy Mutiny 1857) and isolated uprisings in Bengal.
The masses remained silent spectators to the War of Independence (Sepoy Mutiny 1857) and nine isolated uprisings in Bengal.Aware of the selfishness of the Indian people, the British created a class of chiefs (chieftains) to suit their need for loyalists, war fund raisers and recruiters in the post-Mutiny period and during the Second World War.
EMPRESS Market was constructed during the British Raj and named after Queen Victoria, the Empress of India, to commemorate the site of the 'Sepoy mutiny' of 1857 which we now call Jang-i-Azadi (freedom struggle).
The Rana dynasty, which ruled Nepal from 1846-1951, had deep ties with the British and in 1857-58 helped the British suppress the Sepoy Mutiny in India.
Meanwhile, founding partner, India Quotient, Anand Lunia went as far to call it a sepoy mutiny syndrome.
The cow which has played a central role in Indian politics since the 1857 Sepoy Mutiny, had a stellar part in this tragicomedy too.
It all took off with a photograph of The Sepoy Mutiny in Lucknow taken by Italian- British photographer Felice Beato that Chaudhuri chanced upon in the Alkazi archives.
6) [Note: Before Sultan Bahadur Shah Jafar was dethroned in the aftermath of the Sepoy Mutiny, he used to get a pension of 100,000 taka per month.
The oft cited cause of the 1857 sepoy mutiny is the introduction of pig and cow fat greased cartridges for the new muzzle loaded P-53 Enfield Rifle to the blatant disregard for the religious practices of Hindus and Muslims.
As they are Indians, I suggested to them to admit their child to the University of Bombay, which was established in 1957 (probably a year after the Sepoy Mutiny) and considered to be amongst the best in that landmass.
The literature surrounding the 1857 Rebellion (or Sepoy Mutiny, as it is often called) is a matter that warrants considerable attention, perhaps more than Webster's book affords.