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Awadh (also known to the British as Oudh) is a region in the center of the The Republic of India is the second most populous country in the world, with a population of more than one billion, and is the seventh largest country by geographical area. India has grown significantly, both in population and in strategic importance in the last two decades. The Indian economy is... Indian India is subdivided into 28 states, 6 union territories and a national capital territory. States: Union Territories: Andaman and Nicobar Islands Chandigarh Dadra and Nagar Haveli Daman and Diu Lakshadweep Pondicherry National Capital Territory: Delhi Evolution of Indias states The British India, which consisted of modern-day India, as... state of Uttar Pradesh (उत्तर प्रदेश ﺶﯦﺩﺮﭘ ﺮﺗﺍ) is the fifth largest and the most populous state in India. The administrative and legislative capital is Lucknow and the judicial capital is Allahabad. Other notable cities include Agra... Uttar Pradesh. It includes the districts of Ambedkar Nagar, Bahraich, Balrampur, Barabanki, Faizabad is a city on the banks of river Saryu in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. Faizabad has a sister city Ayodhya, birthplace of Lord Ram. Lord Ram was the king of Ayodhya and is worshipped as a God. Faizabad was the fist capital of Nawabs of Oudh. Asaf... Faizabad, Gonda, Hardol, Kheri, Lucknow is the capital city of the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. It had a population of 2,207,340 in 2001. It has a literacy rate of 68.63%. It is the second largest urban centre in Uttar Pradesh after Kanpur. History Lucknows history begins with its elevation... Lucknow, Pratapgarh, Raibareilly, Shrawasti, Sitapur, Sultanpur, and Unnao. The traditional capital of Awadh has been Lucknow. The region is home to a distinct A dialect (from the Greek word διάλεκτος) is a variety of a language used by people from a particular geographic area. The number of speakers, and the area itself, can be of arbitrary size. It follows that a dialect for a larger... dialect, Awadhi is a dialect of Hindi, spoken in the Awadh (Oudh) region of Uttar Pradesh. Its speakers are also found in Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi and Nepal. Categories: Language stubs | Dialects of Hindi ... Awadhi.


Awadh figures in early Indian history as the Kingdom of Kosala, with This article is about the Indian city; see Ayutthaya for the Thai city, province and ancient kingdom. Ayodhya (अयोध्या) is an ancient city of India, the old capital of Awadh, in the Faizabad district of Uttar Pradesh. It is situated on the right bank... Ayodhya as its capital.


It was a province of the The Mughal Empire (alternative spelling Mogul, which is the origin of the word Mogul) of India was founded by Babur in 1526, when he defeated Ibrahim Lodi, the last of the Delhi Sultans at the First Battle of Panipat. It was largely conquered by Sher Shah during the time of... Mughal Empire, and was ruled by a Nawab (a provincial governor) of the empire from the capital at Lucknow is the capital city of the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. It had a population of 2,207,340 in 2001. It has a literacy rate of 68.63%. It is the second largest urban centre in Uttar Pradesh after Kanpur. History Lucknows history begins with its elevation... Lucknow. With the weakening of the central institutions of the empire through the 18th century, this province and its Nawab effectively became an independent state, one of the A princely state or native state was a feudal monarchy in British India ruled by a hereditary ruler, who was nominally sovereign. Unlike the British provinces of India -- such as Bengal, Punjab, Bombay, Madras, the United Provinces, Mysore, etc. -- which were ruled directly by the British government, the princes had... princely states of India.


Awadh was known as the granary of India and was important strategically for the control of the gangetic plain.It signed a treaty with the The British East India Company, popularly known as John Company, was founded by a Royal Charter of Queen Elizabeth I on December 31, 1600. Over the next 250 years, it became one of the most powerful commercial enterprises of its time. The British East India Companys business was centered... British East India Company in Events March 9 - Judges in Paris find Jean Calas innocent, (after having been tortured and executed in 1762) of murdering his son, Marc-Antoine, who had committed suicide), mainly because Voltaire wrote a series of articles calling for the case to be re-opened. March 22 - The British Parliament passes... 1765, from which time it effectively became dependent on the company. In the later part of the century Awadh ceded major parts of its territory to the company. The company recruited many of its troops from this kingdom, and maintained a Resident there. In Events January 17 - Simón Bolívar proclaims the Republic of Gran Colombia January 29 - Sir Singapore February 6 - Formal treaty between Sultan Hussein of Johor and the British Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles originates Singapore February 15 - The United States House of Representatives agrees to Tallmadge Amendment to bar slaves... 1819, it declared independence from the Mughal empire, one of the few princely states to do so.


In 1856 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). Events January 8 - Borax is discovered ( John Veatch). January 29 - Queen Victoria institutes the Victoria Cross February 18 - The American Party ( Know-Nothings) convene in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to nominate their first Presidential candidate, former President Millard Fillmore. March... 1856 the East India Company first moved its troops to the border, then annexed the state, which was placed under a chief commissioner. Wajid Ali Shah, the then Nawab, was imprisoned, and then exiled by the Company. In the subsequent An engraving titled Sepoy Indian troops dividing the spoils after their mutiny against British rule gives a contemporary view of events from the British perspective. 1857–1858 was a period of armed uprising and rebellions in northern and central India against British colonial rule on the subcontinent. The war... Revolt of 1857 his 14 year old son Birjis Qadr was crowned ruler. Following the rebel's defeat, he and other rebel leaders obtained asylum in The Kingdom of Nepal, situated in the Himalaya, is the worlds only Hindu kingdom. It is in South Asia, sharing borders with China (Tibet Autonomous Region) and India. National motto: जननी जन्मभूमिष्च स्वर... Nepal.


Those company troops who were recruited from the state, along with some of the nobility of the state, were major players in the events of 1857. The rebels took control of Awadh, and it took the British 18 months to reconquer the region. Oudh was placed back under a chief commissioner, and was governed as a British province. In 1877 the offices of lieutenant-governor of the North-Western Provinces and chief commissioner of Oudh were combined in the same person; and in Events January-April January 28 - The Carnegie Institution is founded in Washington, DC with a $10 million gift from Andrew Carnegie. France, Loisys Lévangile et lEglise which inaugurates the Modernist Crisis February 11 - Police beat up universal suffrage demonstrators in Brussels. February 15 – Berlin underground opened... 1902, when the new name of United Provinces, 1903 A province of the British Raj, which corresponds to modern Uttar Pradesh state of India. The United provinces of Agra and Oudh were formed by the merger of the British province called the North-West Province, later renamed as the Province of Agra and the former princely... United Provinces of Agra and Oudh was introduced, the title of chief commissioner was dropped, though Oudh still retained some marks of its former independence.


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In 1801 he obtained from the nawab of Oudh the cession of Rohilkhand, the lower Doab, and the Gorakhpur division, thus enclosing Oudh on all sides except the north.
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