Monthly Archives: June 2011

Return of goods: The Tipu way…

Tipu Sultan’s ordinances were of the highest quality.  On one occasion, in November 1787, Tipu sent back 500 muskets forwarded to Mysore by the then Pondicherry Governor, Conway for the reason that they were inferior in quality to those produced … Continue reading

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Tipu Sultan’s descendants will have their royal status restored

Tipu Sultan, the 18th century ‘Tiger of Mysore’, ruled a kingdom that challenged British rule in India, sent ambassadors to Napoleon in Paris and was hailed as a legendary warrior by Sir Walter Scott. Today his descendants are rickshaw pullers … Continue reading

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