It was Netaji Subash Chandra Bose, who compelled the British Government at the peak of its power to remove the Black Hole Memorial-a stigma on the fair name of Nawab Siraj-ud Daula. Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan stand supreme among freedom-fighters-time and again they compelled British arms to surrender ignominiously.
When Ashfaqullah was asked to offer an apology to the British Government, he retorted sharply, ‘Let a Muslim also sacrifice his life for the country.’ Of such stuff were the brave souls who broke but would not bend made. In the military sphere, in modern India, there is one such person and his achievements require impartial and unbiased judgement. He is Nawab Amir Khan, the ruler of Tonk State in Rajasthan from A.D. 1817 to 1834. He is popularly known as Mir Khan or Amir Khan Pindari.Read More