The British were able to suppress the uprising of 1857 in Rajput state because

(A) The local Rajput rulers did not support revolutionary
(B) The educated middle class supported the British
(C) The soldiers in cantonments were not prepared to accept leadership of revolution from outside Rajasthan.
(D) The newspaper could not project the true aim of revolution.

Correct Answer : The local Rajput rulers did not support revolutionary
Question Asked : UPPSC (Pre) 1996
Explanation : Expansion in limited areas, lack of unity and planning, no unified leadership and discipline, better resources of the British, role of traitors, return of British troops from Crimea, no support of native rulers, non-cooperation of Sikhs and Punjabis as well as educated Indian middle class etc. were major causes behind failure of the revolt of 1857.
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