The new law passed in 1850 made
The Revolt of 1857 began from:
Mangal Pandey, a young soldier, was hanged to death for
The Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar died in:
The British regained control of the country in the year
None of the Indians wanted to change existing social practices.
In 1856, Governor-General Canning decided that Bahadur Shah Zafar would be the last Mughal king.
The Indian sepoys were unhappy about their pay, allowances and conditions of service.
The British could not repress the revolt and called the rebels for negotiations.
After the Revolt of 1857, the GovernorGeneral of India was given the title of Admiral-General.