Festival talks by Moin Mir

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

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.

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