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nawab

(formerly) a Muslim ruling prince or powerful landowner in India
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Nawab

 

the title given the vicegerent of a province under the Mogul Empire in India in the 17th century. As the empire began to disintegrate in the first half of the 18th century, the nawabs of many provinces, including Bengal, Arcot, and Oudh, gained de facto independence.

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Shah Jahan Begum was also deeply influenced by the Ahl-i Hadith movement and its members acquired great influence at court, to such an extent that the British, afraid of a movement that they considered 'seditious', in 1885 deposed Siddiq Hasan Khan and deprived him of the previously conferred title of nawwab. (42) That Shah Jahan Begum was profoundly involved in the Ahl-i Hadith and concurred with her husband's manoeuvrings is attested to by the letters she wrote to the Viceroy of India trying to persuade him to return her husband his previous title.
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Taking a break from the forum proceedings, Nimah Nawwab, a Saudi poet who was conducting the proceedings of the forum, called the house to observe a one-minute silence for the children of terror-stricken Gaza.