Four reasons for the discontent that led to the 1857 War of Independence.
Four reasons for the discontent that led to the War of Independence in 1857: (i) Pittance and slow promotions were provided to the Indians in government jobs. (ii) They took from the farmers heavy tax that destroyed them. (iii) They grabbed the ancient rulers ' kingdom. (iv) They cut the thumbs of skilled craftsmen and imported British products without India's import duty.