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Khasi Rebellion (1830s)
- The East India Company wanted to build a road linking the Brahmaputra Valley with Sylhet.
- For this, a large number of outsiders including Englishmen, Bengalis and the labourers from the plains were brought to these regions.
- The Khasis, Garos, Khamptis and the Singphos organised themselves under Tirath Singh to drive away the strangers from the plains.
- The uprising developed into a popular revolt against British rule in the area.
- By 1833, the superior English military force had suppressed the revolt.