Which one of the following conceptions is true about the Revolt of 1857?

(A) Indian historians have described it as an Indian mutiny.
(B) British historians have described it as a war of independence.
(C) It gave a death blow to the system of East India Company’s rule in India
(D) It was for the improvement of the administrative machinery in India

Correct Answer : It gave a death blow to the system of East India Company’s rule in India
Question Asked : UPPCS (Mains) 2010
Explanation : In an aftermath of 1857 revolt, East India company’s rule ended in India and the reign was handed over to Queen Victoria by a proclamation announced on November 1, 1858. She assumed the responsibility of the Indian administration in her hand. Hence, option (C) is correct.
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