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97893542273320 617908ba3d14bd6a101b3d31 THE SIEGE OF DELHI https://cdn1.storehippo.com/s/607fe93d7eafcac1f2c73ea4/617908bc3d14bd6a101b3d8a/webp/51f4qz3x4wl-_sx311_bo1-204-203-200_.jpg On 10 May 1857, the most serious threat to British supremacy in India appeared at Meerut. After months of increasing tension, sepoys of the 3rd Light Cavalry along with the 11th and 20th Native Infantry pointedly refused to use the new cartridges supplied to them. 'The company Raj is over forever,' declared the men to their British officers as they burned their cantonments, and the cry of 'Dilli chalo' was heard as they marched to the old Mughal capital. There the Mughal Empire was declared resurrected and the Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar, an ageing pensioner of the British government, affirmed as the ruler of all Hindustan once again.In The Siege of Delhi, historian Amarpal Singh comprehensively narrates the story from the uprising at Meerut to the climactic capture and sack of Delhi. 97893542273320
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THE SIEGE OF DELHI

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  • ISBN:97893542273320
  • AMARPAL SINGH
  • FORMAT: HARDCOVER

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On 10 May 1857, the most serious threat to British supremacy in India appeared at Meerut. After months of increasing tension, sepoys of the 3rd Light Cavalry along with the 11th and 20th Native Infantry pointedly refused to use the new cartridges supplied to them. 'The company Raj is over forever,' declared the men to their British officers as they burned their cantonments, and the cry of 'Dilli chalo' was heard as they marched to the old Mughal capital. There the Mughal Empire was declared resurrected and the Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar, an ageing pensioner of the British government, affirmed as the ruler of all Hindustan once again.In The Siege of Delhi, historian Amarpal Singh comprehensively narrates the story from the uprising at Meerut to the climactic capture and sack of Delhi.

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