Fate Of Bahadur Shah Zafar’s Descendants

I had recently posted a few verses from the last Mughal Emperor, Bahadur Shah Zafar. Read this story by Indscribe that spells a heart wrenching denouement to the dazzling Mughal Empire.

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Published in: on April 20, 2007 at 7:05 pm  Leave a Comment  

The anguish of Bahadur Shah Zafar

The last of the Mughal Emperors – Bahadur Shah Zafar – died in exile after the 1857 War of Independence. He was a gifted poet and a patron of struggling artists in Delhi. I found a translation of his famous ghazal. Full entry here >>