Oxblood Ruffin (@OxbloodRuffin ) has curated some “Antique And Vintage South Asian Artifacts“. Much goodness about our Bhopal, Nawab Secunder Begum, the order of the star of India and Saugar bridge built by English commissioner using native ore (iron ore in Saugar ?), local people and without any foundaries can be found in this “The Illustrated London News” dated 16 May, 1863 .
Don’t miss the fascinating photograph at the bottom of the page of Upper Lake, with the identifiable Taj-Ul-Masjid.
As far as the tears and “firmly attached to English” sentiments mentioned in the article is concerned, she is believed to have said, when asked by a close confident what she would have done if the British had lost in the mutiny of 1857, replied “In that event, the Bhopal army had made sure that the British garrison was neutralized”!
Read details here  and details of the Nawab hereself here

 

 

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