Today Indian SC began its First war of independence war against British East India company, was there any chance of liberation?

Mar 2014
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Lithuania
And I have thought that British caved in to unarmed resistance... It seems that they just couldn't keep up with freedom fighters. You learn something new every day here.
 
Mar 2019
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KL
How is that relevant to this discussion?
the previous news of head hunting by a british officer during the war. This instance explains, there was probably a widespread head hunting culture by the british forces and the guy accused of rape is probably an excuse.

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civfanatic

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Oct 2012
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To call the Revolt of 1857 a "War of Independence" is an act of nationalist revisionism, considering that there was no such thing as an "Indian nation" to liberate. What we call "India" was a multitude of different states and areas under British sovereignty, and most of those areas were either neutral or actively supported the British during the Revolt of 1857.
 
Mar 2019
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KL
To call the Revolt of 1857 a "War of Independence" is an act of nationalist revisionism, considering that there was no such thing as an "Indian nation" to liberate. What we call "India" was a multitude of different states and areas under British sovereignty, and most of those areas were either neutral or actively supported the British during the Revolt of 1857.
isnt european union also made up of multitude of independent states basically, what you are implying is european union only existing as a conspiracy theory.

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M.S. Islam

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Jul 2012
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Dhaka
To call the Revolt of 1857 a "War of Independence" is an act of nationalist revisionism, considering that there was no such thing as an "Indian nation" to liberate. What we call "India" was a multitude of different states and areas under British sovereignty, and most of those areas were either neutral or actively supported the British during the Revolt of 1857.
It was war of independence alright, but not Indian war of independence.
 

M.S. Islam

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Jul 2012
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Dhaka
so what war of independence was it? did non indians like arabs, malays also had a role in it? was its boundaries outside indian SC?

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Multiple Indian entities were fighting for independence, but not with a goal to establish one single independent polity - India.