What changes were made in the administration of India after the Revolt was suppressed?
After the Revolt was suppressed following types of changes were made in the administration of India:
- The rule of the East India company ended. The British crown took over the administration.
- A secretary of state was appointed by the British Parliament to look after the governance of India with the help of a council.
- The Governor-General was given the title of Viceroy which was the representative of the British Crown.
- The British reorganised the army to prevent any future revolts.
- The policy of annexations of Indian territories was given up. The Indian princes were granted the right of adoption.
- Full religious freedom was guaranteed to the Indians.