nana sahib

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Nana Sahib (ˈnænə ˈsɑːhɪb)
 
n
real name Dandhu Panth. ?1825--?1860, Indian nationalist, who led the uprising at Cawnpore during the Indian Mutiny

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nana sahib

a prominent leader in the Indian Mutiny of 1857. Although he did not plan the outbreak, he assumed leadership of the sepoys (British-employed Indian soldiers)

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