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THE REVOLT OF 1857: 1.10 PYOS (UPSC-CSE MAINS) Presented by Roman Saini
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"In many ways Lord Dalhousie was the founder of modern India." Elaborate (2014) administrative reforms + Lord Dalhousie: great administrator. Numerous modernisation of India. "Maker of modern India" Policy of doctrine of lapse: Prevented various crises like Hyderabad, Jamnagar and Kashmir > Railway Minute' of 1853 first railway line between Thane and Bombay in 1853 Extensive telegraph system +the first telegraph line started between Calcutta and Peshawar in 1853 > Modern postal system started in 1854 with Post Office Act. Post Offices and Postal Stamps were introduced in all Presidencies. Father of post and telegraph.
"In many ways Lord Dalhousie was the founder of modern India." Elaborate (2014) Charles Woods' Dispatch educating the masses >Modern ports + harbours at Bombay, Calcutta, Karachi, etc >Consolidation of British rule in India. 'Non-Regulation System" He handed all powers relating to police, justice and land revenue to the District Magistrates Widow Remarriage Act in 1855
"What began as a fight for religion ended as a war of independence, for there is not the slightest doubt that the rebels wanted to get rid of alien government and restore the old order of which king of Delhi was rightful representative." Do you support this viewpoint? > 100% agreed. No sect marks, Enfield Rifle, General Enlistment Act: crossing the sea Inferiority complex DoL
Subjugation of all the classes Feudalism was simple, this was complex Discontent revolt BSZ unification of the Hindu and Muslims. > All of them (though had different grievances) were united due to a common enemy > The Revolt of 1857 was surely a war of independence to get rid of the alien government and to return to the old political order, beginning as a fight for religion order, begining as a fight