Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Zumrah Gumrah batallion of Tipu Sultan

Among the many innovations, some brilliant and some quirky, of Tipu Sultan was the creation of a new army batallion called the Zumrah Gumrah batallion. In the Tarikh e Tipu Sultan, Mir Husssain Kirmani writes that the Sultan selected ten … Continue reading

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