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The Indian army was carefully reoragnised after 1858, most of all to prevent the recurrence of another revolt. Domination of the army by its European branch was guaranteed. The crucial branches of the army like artillery, tanks and armoured corps were put exclusively in European hands. Till 1914 no Indian could rise higher than rank of Subedar. Statement 2: Discrimination on the basis of caste, region and religion was practised in recrutiment to the army. Indian regiments were made up of a mixture of various castes and groups which were so placed as to balance each other. Statement 3: Every effort was made to keep it separated from the life and thoughts of the rest of the population. It was isolated from the nationalist ideas by every possible means. Newspaper, journals were prevented from reaching the soldiers.

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