After the battle of Plassey in 1757, the political control of the East India Company increased and by the end of the eighteenth century, the British emerged as the main power in India.
As the Company gained in political sphere it became imperative to introduce and implement policies in the fields of land revenue, law and order, and set-up an administration.
These changes led to dislocation in the socio-cultural, economic and political life of the people.
The subsequent turmoil led to outbreak of rebellion in different parts of the country.
Rebellions were not confined to the later period of the British Empire but were a constant feature of it from its very beginning, culminated in to the revolt of 1857.
|Sannyasi Revolt||1736-1800||Bihar & Bengal||Kenna Sarkar|
|Fakir Revolt||1776-1777||Bengal||Majnu Shah|
|Chuar Rebellion||1776-1816||Bengal||Durjan Singh|
|Ramosi Revolt||1822-1829||Satara, Maharashtra
|Pagal Panthi Revolt||1825-1827||Assam||Tipu Shah|
|Kol Revolt||1831-1831||Chhota Nagpur||Buddhu Bhagat|
|Santhal Rebellion||1855-1856||Jharkhand||Murmu Brothers
Chand and Bhairav.
|Indigo Rebellion||1959-1960||Bihar & Bengal||Digambar Biswas
|Pabna Uprisings||1873-1876||Pabna, Bengal||Ishan Chandra Roy|
|Munda Rebellion||1893-1900||Jharkhand||Birsa Munda|
|Tana Bhagat Movement||1914-1915||Chhota Nagpur||Jatra Bhagat
|Moplah riots||1920-1922||Malabar||Ali Musliyar|