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Delhi’s civilisation is ancient

Posted by: 2013-08-09

The Khilji puts the slave dynasty in 1290th The Tughlaq dynasty expelled the Khilji in the year 1321. Mohammad-bin-Tughlak the plans were eccentric, the most notorious of the shift is apital. Tughlaks resolved. Timur-i Lang invaded Delhi in 1398. Later came the Sayyid and Lodis. In 1526, Zahir-ud-Din defeated Rana Sanga Babur (Sangram Singh) and Ibrahim Lodi and founded the Mughal dynasty in Delhi. He shifted the capital to Agra. It remained the Mughal capital until 1648, when Shah Jahan finally moved back to Delhi. The Mughal Empire gradually weakened after the death of Aurangzeb in 1707. Persian invader Nadir Shah ravaged the city in the year in 1739. The legendary Peacock Throne (explained later) from Diwan-i-Khas (Hall of Private Audience) disappeared and later landed in the British Museum in London.
The Marathas, Sikhs and the British all fought for power. The British the upper hand in 1803. (See Ghoonidarwaza). After the mutiny of Meerut in 1857 the first Indian war of independence against the British, the last Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar ordinary, was captured by the British and exiled. Acquired the British power. Another valuable relic Indian, Koh-i-Noor or the Mountain of Light, one of the largest diamonds in the world, adorned the British crown. Sporadic uprisings against the British soon become a widespread struggle for freedom against them. Helped the spread of British education and ideas unite the people in a spirit of nationalism. A larger, democratic India was born in 1947.