Mutiny of 1857

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Shreya Gupta
Living through the carnage of the 1857 Revolt, Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib’s was most pained at the ruin of his beloved city, Delhi. Interestingly, we find that while in his ‘official and published’ diary, ‘Dastanbuy’, he writes in support of the British (his then patrons), some personal letters…
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Manan Kapoor
The Vellore Mutiny of 1806 is one of the earliest examples of India’s resistance against the British. Sahapedia takes a look at the revolt and its significance. (In pic: A painting showing sepoys from the Madras Army in the early 1800s; Photo courtesy: Wikimedia Commons)   The Mutiny of 1857 was a…
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