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Following r the reasons-;

1) The arms act was passed in 1878 disallowing Indians from possessing arms

2) In same year the vernacular press act was also enacted which allowed  the government to confiscate the assets of  newspapers including their printing presses if in  the newspapers any thing was found objectional

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