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Begum Hazrat Mahal and Her People Seek Refuge in Nepal

Kavita Nambissan

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By the end of 1859, after a brief residential stay in Terai, Begum Hazrat Mahal had lost most of her adherents, and was forced to seek asylum outside the country. She migrated to Nepal, and persuaded the Himalayan Kingdom to let her stay, in spite of the British Government’s demands for her handover. She spent her entire wealth in the country, attempting to provide for the one hundred thousand people that had, in their loyalty, followed her.

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  • Title: Begum Hazrat Mahal and Her People Seek Refuge in Nepal
  • Creator: Kavita Nambissan

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