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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In 1850, he was honored with the title of Dabir-ul-Mulk by Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar II.
He said the era of Ghalib was full of bards and masters like Ibrahim Zauq, Momin Khan Momin, Bahadur Shah Zafar etc.
He said the era of Ghalib was full of bards and masters such as Ibrahim Zauq, Momin Khan Momin and Bahadur Shah Zafar, but Ghalib earned more respect and fame as he had greater imagination and had mastery in reflecting his thought process.
He said that the Ghalib's era was full of other poets and masters, like Ibrahim Zauq, Momin Khan Momin, Bahadur Shah Zafar etc, but Ghalib earned much more respect and fame as he had a greater imagination and had mastery in reflecting on his thought processes.
The blue-eyed 'Gora sahab', with his command of both Hindi and Urdu, is assured of a firm place in Indian cultural expanse, being the only actor who has appeared as two key figures spanning a momentous near-century of the country's history " portraying both Bahadur Shah Zafar and Lord Mountbatten.
The envoy added that the Prime Minister will also be visiting the Kali Temple, one of the oldest temples in Yangon, the mausoleum of the last Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar and also pay his respects at the martyrs mausoleum in Myanmar which is a mark of respect to founding father of this country, General Aung San.
Taqseem-e-Hind and Return of Bahadur Shah Zafar in Urdu and Smoke without Fire in English to the guests.
Islamabad: Death anniversary of last Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar was observed on Monday.
A number of noted personalities have spoken on topics such as Nazir Akbarabadi, Mir Anis, Akbar Allahabadi, and Bahadur Shah Zafar, famous poets from the subcontinent.
At present, motorists from Mandi House have to take Sikandara Road and then take left- turn for going to Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, DDU Marg or Laxmi Nagar.
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.