The group also revived historical plays by Girish Chandra Ghosh [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (1844-1912), notably Siraj-ud-daula
[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], a play named after and about a Nawab of Bengal whom the English defeated in the Battle of Plassey in 1757 (Bharucha 1983, 63).
He also produced evidence that Siraj-ud-daula
did not order the prisoners to be shut in the black hole and knew nothing about it until afterwards.
, Chairman Scientific Committee, PMA with the help of slides depicted awful conditions of the mouth of patients who had been using pan, chhalia and cigarettes from an early age and had experienced painful death.
This act is, of course, reminiscent of Mir Jaffar, who was similarly to switch loyalties from Siraj-ud-Daula
to Lord Clive on the eve of the Battle of Plassey just ten years later.