25. SURAT: THE FALL OF A PORT, RISE OF A PRINCE

Baillie Gifford Tent, Tue 26th June 17:00 - 18:00 (60 mins)

Moin Mir will tell the gripping story of the fall of Surat, India’s greatest port, and the subsequent fight for justice led by his ancestor Meer Jafar Ali Khan. Supported by the Sovereign’s Solicitor General and leading lawmakers, the protagonist was able to achieve what no other Indian Prince was able to – the political defeat of the East India Company in the House of Commons.