what were the main causes of the revolt of bastar

Q- What were the main causes of the revolt of Bastar?

Answer- The main causes of the revolt of Bastar are as follows:

1. Villagers had been suffering from increased land rents and demand for free labour by British Officials.

2. The problems were added by the terrible famines of 1899-1900 and 1907-1908. These conditions thus led to a revolt by the people of Bastar.

3. People of other villages were displaced without any notice or compensation.

4. Some of the villages were allowed to stay in the reserved forests on the condition that they would cut and transport trees and protect the forests from fire for forest department for free.

5. In 1905, the British put a stop on shifting cultivation, hunting and collection of forest produce which affected the people of Bastar.

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