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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While it is true that Sonia Gandhi and Rahul have a bail from court in the case involving the National Herald, the Congress newspaper, its holding company, and the building Herald house on India's fleet street Bahadurshah Zafar Marg, the two and the party have been fighting it out in court and on the streets.
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Krishna, to Myanmar, I made a request to him: Please bring a photograph of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and the grave of Bahadurshah Zafar, the last Mughal Emperor, who was more a poet than a ruler.
The situation was similar in front of Maulana Azad Medical College in the ITO area, where a fourth- year student of the medical college was raped on the terrace of the Khooni Darwaza monument on the busy Bahadurshah Zafar Marg in 2002.
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The Bahadurshah Zafar Marg and adjacent areas have suffered the most because of the division.
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