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“WAJID ALI SHAH”

Wajid Ali Shah succeeded  to the throne of “Oudh” when its glory days  were at its peak and passing. The British had annexed much of the kingdom under the treaty of 1801, and had impoverished Oudh by imposing a hugely  expensive, British-run army and repeated demands for loans. The independence of Oudh in name was […]

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