Bahadur Shah II

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Bahadur Shah II

(bähä`do͝or shä), 1775–1862, last MughalMughal
or Mogul
, Muslim empire in India, 1526–1857. The dynasty was founded by Babur, a Turkic chieftain who had his base in Afghanistan. Babur's invasion of India culminated in the battle of Panipat (1526) and the occupation of Delhi and Agra.
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 emperor of India (1837–57). A political figurehead, he was completely controlled by the British East India Company, who found it convenient to maintain the fiction of Mughal rule. He was an old man of 82 at the time of the Indian MutinyIndian Mutiny,
1857–58, revolt that began with Indian soldiers in the Bengal army of the British East India Company but developed into a widespread uprising against British rule in India. It is also known as the Sepoy Rebellion, sepoys being the native soldiers.
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 (1857–58) but, implicated by a rebel proclamation, he was convicted of complicity and exiled to Rangoon for life.
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The seminars included Mir Seminar (1991), Iqbal Seminar (1992), Ghalib Seminar (1993), Afsana Seminar (1994), Amir Khusro Seminar (1995), Mir Anis Seminar (1996), Akbar Allahabadi Seminar (2003), Hali Seminar (2006), Zauq Seminar (2007), Nazir Akbarabadi Seminar (2009) and Bahadur Shah Zafar Seminar (2011).
The British hated Bahadur Shah Zafar so much they did not allow him to be buried in Delhi.
He added, "I look forward to visiting the historic Shwedagon Pagoda, a testament to 2600 years of Buddhist heritage, and the Mazar of the last Emperor of India, Bahadur Shah Zafar, in Yangon.
The biryani as we know it today is believed to have made its appearance during the reign of Bahadur Shah Zafar (1775-1862), the last Mughal ruler.
Later, the President will pay a visit to the mausoleum of last Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar.
Watch the various dances of India, held daily at the Parsi Anjuman Hall, in Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg.
The last of the Mughals, vividly portrayed by Dalrymple, was the emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar II (1775-1862), a religiously tolerant man (his mother was a Hindu) of exquisite refinement and a notable poet, cruelly but accurately dubbed "the chessboard king.
Nehru House, 4 Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi--110002.
In the university grants commission, bahadur shah zafar marg, new delhi and its two branch offices i.
Ramesh Kumar Vankwani, Patron-in-chief of Pakistan Hindu Council and MNA, while addressing a ceremony, has said that one of the objectives to establish Pakistan, according to the founder Quad-e-Azam, was to provide shelter to the Muslims of sub-continent, emphasizing that Burma was also part of Indian sub-continent under the British rule and last Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar was also buried there.
Colours of Himalayas' is on at Artizen Art Gallery, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, till Dec 14