Civil revolts in India before independence

Following is the list of civil revolts arose in India before independence. This list will help you in various competitive exams such as UPSC, State level services, CDS, NDA, SSC, Railways etc.

Year/PeriodRevoltPlaceLeaderReason
1780SanyasiBengalReligious monksagainst British restrictions and ruin of peasantry
1792-98KattabommanPanchalankurichi, Tamil NaduVir Pandya Kattabommanagainst British suzerainty
1804-06PaikOdishaBakshi Jagabandhuagainst British occupation of Odisha and land revenue policies
1805Velu ThampiTravancoreVelu Thampito get rid of financial burden imposed by British by subsidiary system
1824KitturKarnatakaChinnama and Ryappainterference by British in Kittur
1825-33Pagal PanthiMymensingh, BengalKaram Shah and Tipu Shahagainst Peasant oppression by Zamindars
1827RajuVizagBirabhadra Rajudispossesion of Birabhadra from his estate
1838FaraiziEast BengalSaraitullah and Dadu Miandegeneration of islamic society and British rule
1839SatavandiMaharashtraPhond Savant and Anna Sahibagainst British rule
1840KukaPunjabBhagat Jawahar Mal(Sian Saheb)loss of sikh sovereignty
1844GadakariKolhapuragainst direct control of Kolhapur by British
1820-70WahabiNorth India and DeccanSaiyad Ahmaddegeneration of islamic society and British rule