why did the british develop a strong army

The British wanted to build a strong army. The reasons for the same are as follows:
  • Army was needed to conquer the Indian states and bring them under British administration.
  • Also, to conquer the foreign lands army was needed.
  • To maintain their supremacy in the Indian society by creating a fear in the minds of people.
  • When people rebelled in different pockets of the country, army was used to suppress those revolts.
  • A strong army provides supremacy to the british empire.

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because they wanted to establish their kingdom
 
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