The Revolt of 1857 was started by

A. The sepoys

B. The zamindars

C. The peasants

D. The plantations workers

Answer: Option A

Solution(By Examveda Team)

Indian Mutiny, also called Sepoy Mutiny, widespread but unsuccessful rebellion against British rule in India in 1857–58. Begun in Meerut by Indian troops (sepoys) in the service of the British East India Company, it spread to Delhi, Agra, Kanpur, and Lucknow.

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