Modern Indian History & Freedom Struggle Questions (MCQs)

Q.  Who among the following Mughal emperor proclaimed the Emperor of India in the revolt of 1857?

a. Bahadur Shah II
b. Akbar Shah II
c. Nanasaheb Peshwa
d. Shah Alam II


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The last Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah II proclaimed the Emperor of India in the Indian Rebellion of 1857 and led the Revolt of 1857 in Delhi. Later, the revolt was suppressed by the British forces, Bahadur Shah II was arrested and deported to Rangoon, where he remained in exile till he died in 1862.
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