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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Nineteen-year-old Nusrat Jahan Rafi was burned to death on April 10, on the orders of her school principal, Siraj-ud-Daula, after she had accused him of sexual harassment in late March.
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He compared the betrayal of Nawaz Sharif to the Bengal leader Nawaz Siraj-ud-Daula who was betrayed by the traitor Mir Jaffer in the Battle of Plassey against the British forces.
Clive, just 32 years old, defeated Siraj-ud-Daula at Plassey on 23 June 1757.