NIZAAM-I-BHOPAL: Militaries of Bhopal State A Historical Review (Hardback)

  • Title : NIZAAM-I-BHOPAL: Militaries of Bhopal State A Historical Review (Hardback)
  • Author : Milan Naidu
  • ISBN 13 : 9788194697435
  • Year : 2021
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The Book is a historical analysis of the Militaries of the Bhopal Princely State. Bhopal had the singular position in the comity of Princely States in British India, with a Hundred and seventy-five years’ continuous line of Begums rulers. They were visionaries, educated and erudite. They displayed tremendous administrative ability, leadership qualities and diplomatic acumen, coupled with comparable skill at horse riding and arms. These Rulers set the tone of the Militaries and its motivation. The Bhopal Battalion, as part of the Indian Expeditionary Force, was the first non-Europeans to have disembarked in France to fight the War. The Battalion was the recipient of the Victoria Cross in World War I and a Nishan-e-Haider in post-independence period, a rare feat indeed. The icing on the cake was that its Militaries were demobilized in a peaceful and a placid manner, to be absorbed by the Civvy Street in a symbiotic equation. Contents: Foreword Preface Acknowledgements Glossary of Military Terms Used Rulers of The State of Bhopal Chapter - 1 Bhopal Chapter - 2 Dost Mohammad Khan Founder of The Bhopal State and Dynasty Chapter - 3 Turmoil in the Eighteenth Century and the Stateswomanship of Mamola Bai as The Regent Chapter - 4 The Siege of Bhopal 1812-13 Chapter - 5 Advent of The British Power in India Chapter - 6 The Treaty with The British - Raisen Treaty 1818 Chapter - 7 Raising of The Bhopal State Forces and The Bhopal Contingent : 1818 Chapter - 8 Raising of The Bhopal Contingent Chapter - 9 The Uprising of 1857 Chapter - 10 Unrest in ‘The Bhopal Contingent’ at Sehore Chapter - 11 The Dominion Status and The Imperial Service Troops Scheme Chapter - 12 Bhopal ‘Levy’:1859 Chapter - 13 Turn of The Century and The First World War Chapter - 20 Epilogue Appendices