History of India
By Aaron Hopper and Christy Higuet
India comes under direct rule of the British crown after failed Indian mutiny.The revolution began as a mutiny of sepoys of the East India Company's army on 10 May 1857, in the cantonment of the town of Meerut, and soon escalated into other mutinies and civilian rebellions largely in the upper Gangetic Plains and Central India.
Nationalist figurehead Mahatma Gandhi launches anti-British civil disobedience campaign.
The preeminent leader of Indian Independence Movement in British-ruled India.
An Indian soldier serving under British or other European orders.
The war that went through 1875 and 1858
In 1947, there was the end of British rule and partition of sub-continent into mainly Hindu India and Muslim-majority state of pakistan.
In 1947-48, hundreds of thousands die in widespread communal bloodshed after partition.
In 1948, Mahatma Gandhi assassinated by Hindu extremist.