What steps did the British take to suppress the Revolt?


The British take the following steps to suppress the Revolt:

  • The British military officers freed Delhi, the epicenter of the Revolt, from the rebels. The Kashmiri Gate was blown up. Hundreds of people were killed.
  • Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar was tried for treason and exiled to Rangoon.
  • Lucknow was recaptured in 1858. Rani Lakshmi Bai was killed in the battle and Tantya Tope was captured, put on trial and executed. Thus, the British finally suppressed the massive force of popular rebellion.