Which One of the Following May Be Called a ‘Political’ Cause of the 1857 Revolt? - Current Affairs Including General Knowledge


Which one of the following may be called a ‘political’ cause of the 1857 Revolt?


  • The Subsidiary Alliance System of Wellesley

  • The Religious Disabilities Act of 1856.

  • Low pay and poor prospects of the sepoys

  • Dalhousie’s Annexation Policy.



Which one of the following may be called a ‘political’ cause of the 1857 Revolt?-Dalhousie’s Annexation Policy.

Explanation: Doctrine of Lapse implemented by Dalhousie dispossessed a group of native rulers and leaders and they joined hands with the rest of the population. The unjustified and unethical The doctrine of Lapse was the last straw on the camel's back which made the native rulers take up arms and start a revolt.

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List 2

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B Kanpur  2 Kunwar Singh 
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