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The Hyderabad connection to India’s 1962 war with China

Way back in the 1960s Farooq Ali Khan, the second son of Nawab Akbar Nawaz Jung and a member of a prominent family of Hyderabad’s Asifia nobility, joined the Indian Army and opted for the Kumaon Regiment. I remember asking him why he chose that regiment. I was told it was because it had an […]

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