The Revolt of 1857 could not be successful on account of the following factors (reasons):
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The Revolt of 1857 was a result of a number of political, social, economic and I military causes, mentioned as under:
In the past, India was a rich and prosperous country. Our contact with the outside world dates back to many centuries before Christ. The Romans, Greeks and Arabs had been coming to buy our goods.
Many causes led to the outbreak of Revolt 1857. From the battle of Palessay in 1757, to the revolt 1857, it was a full century. During that period, the British Empire saw its rise and completion. The rulers of India fell one by one before the might of the Western arms.
The causes for the revolt of 1987 was can categorized under 1. Economic Causes 2. Political Causes 3. Social 4. Religion 5. Military and 6. Immediate causes. The most important cause of popular discontent was the British policy of economically exploiting India.
The first real challenge to British authority came in the form of a popular revolt in AD 1857. It began with a mutiny of the soldiers but was soon joined by all sections of the Indian society.