Siraj-ud-daula


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Siraj-ud-daula

(sɪˈrɑːdʒʊdˈdaʊlə)
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(Biography) ?1728–57, Indian leader who became the Great Mogul's deputy in Bengal (1756); opponent of English colonization. He captured Calcutta (1756) from the English and many of his prisoners suffocated in a crowded room that became known as the Black Hole of Calcutta. He was defeated (1757) by a group of Indian nobles in alliance with Robert Clive
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Noun1.Siraj-ud-daula - Indian general and nawab of Bengal who opposed the colonization of India by England; he captured Calcutta in 1756 and many of his prisoners suffocated in a crowded room that became known as the Black Hole of Calcutta; he was defeated at the battle of Plassey by a group of Indian nobles in alliance with Robert Clive (1728-1757)
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A Jinnah road and Mensfield Street, Abdullah Haroon Road and Shara-e-Iraq, Sharea Faisal and Fatima Jinnah Road, Chowdhry Khaliq-uz-Zaman Road and Chartered Accounts Avenue, Khyaban-e-Jami and Khyaban-e-Saadi, Allama Shabbir Ahmed Usmani Road and Olympian Islahuddin Road, Shaheed-e-Millat Road and Siraj-ud-Daula Road, Shaheed-e-Millat Road and Tipu Sultan Road.
After the defeat of Siraj-ud-daula at the Battle of Plassey in 1757, and the establishment of Calcutta as the capital of the British East India Company, the drawing of India into the ambit of what would in the 19th century be called "the empire over which the sun never set" was achieved by overt and covert means.
Siraj-ud-Daula, Chairman Scientific Committee, PMA with the help of slides depicted awful conditions of the mouth of patients who had been using pan, chhalia and cigarettes from an early age and had experienced painful death.