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Nawab Wajid Ali Shah

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Context
Bicentenary year of Nawab Wajid Ali Shah
Exhibition
Heritage walk
Talk
About
Last king of Awadh
1822-1887
Eleventh king
Reign: 1847-1856
First wife: Alam Ara
Known as Khas Mahal
Awadh under subsidiary alliance
Saadat Ali Khan II
Nawab of Awadh
British alliance: 1801
British takeover: 1856
Reasons
Maladministration
Lawlessness
Exile
Location: Garden Reach, Metiabruz, Kolkata
Pension
Administration
Generous
Kind
Compassionate
Justice administration
Reforms
Military reorganization
Contributions
Music
Thumri
Pseudonym: Akhtarpiya
Diwan-i-Akhtar
Husn-i-Akhtar
New ragas
Jogi
Juhi
Shah-Pasand
Ma'danul Moosiqui
Author: Hakim Mohammed Karam Imam
Dance
Kathak
Artistic elements
Aesthetic touches
Literature
Rahas and Raas
Rahas: dramatic elements
Raas: religious themes
Lucknow Gharana
Graceful movements
Elegance
Natural poise
Hindustani theatre
Parikhaana
Music and dance training
Jogia Jashan festival
Inclusive participation
Literature
Supported poets and writers
Barq
Ahmad Mirza Sabir
Mufti Munshi
Aamir Ahmad Amir
Irshad-us-Sultan
Hidayat-us-Sultan
Amanat
Mirza Ghalib
Annual pension: Rupees 500 (1854)

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