The revolt that foreshadowed many agrarian uprisings

Ganeshan, V.B.
The Hindu
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Students of history may consider the Indigo Rebellion (1859-61) an appendix to the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857, which resulted in the nearly a century-old rule of the East India Company losing power to the British Crown. Compared with the Indigo Rebellion, the participation of Bengali peasants in the 1857 mutiny was not as significant. However, the Rebellion accelerated the process of resistance to the British not only in Bengal, but also in wider parts of India. Link - //