With reference to the revolt of 1857 explain briefly the British policy of racial discrimination

QUESTION: With reference to the revolt of 1857 explain briefly the British policy of racial discrimination

Answer: British policy of racial discrimination

The British considered themselves racially superior to Indians. Educated Indians were not given appointments to high posts. In Civil Services they could rise to the post of Sardar or an Amin, in military service to the rank of a Subedar. They were hated and humiliated in their own country.


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