Question: Who led the rebels in Delhi?

Bakht Khan, (born c. 1797—died 1859), commander in chief of rebel forces in the early stages of the anti-British Indian Mutiny (1857–58).

Who led the rebels in?

After the outbreak of the mutiny in Meerut, the rebels quickly reached Delhi, whose 81-year-old Mughal ruler, Bahadur Shah Zafar, was declared the Emperor of Hindustan.

Indian Rebellion of 1857.

Date 10 May 1857 – 1 November 1858 (1 year and 6 months)
Location India

Who led the rebels in Kanpur?

In Kanpur, the revolt was driven by Nana Saheb, the adopted child of Peshwa Baji Rao II along with his administrator Tantia Tope and secretary Azimullah Khan. Nana Saheb joined the revolt essentially because he was denied his benefits by the British.

What led to serious conflict in Delhi?

Outbreak of the rebellion. After several years of increasing tension among the sepoys (Indian soldiers) of the British East India Company’s Bengal Army, the sepoys at Meerut, 43 miles (69 km) northeast of Delhi, openly rebelled against their British officers.

Who led the rebels in Bihar?

The correct answer is Kunwar Singh. Kunwar Singh led the Indian Rebellion of 1857 in Bihar. Kunwar Singh was assisted by both his brother, Babu Amar Singh, and his commander-in-chief, Hare Krishna Singh. Singh is popularly known as Veer Kunwar Singh.

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What did the rebels want?

(i) The rebels wanted to uproot the rule of the English. (ii) They wanted that their rulers, nawabs, taluqdars, and zamindars should not be uprooted. The states of the princely rulers should not be annexed to the Company empire. (iii) The rebels wanted unity among Hindus and Muslims.

Who led the revolt at Lucknow?

Tantya Tope led the revolt from Lucknow.

Who led the revolt Class 8?

Kanpur – The revolt was led by Nana Saheb, the adopted son of Peshwa Baji Rao II. Jhansi – The twenty-year-old Rani Lakshmi Bai led the rebels when the British refused to accept the claim of her adopted son to the throne of Jhansi.