A British historian wants the skull of an Indian soldier who was among those executed after the revolt of 1857 against the East India Company to be repatriated to India and buried where he participated in his last battle.[...]
The skull of an Indian soldier who was among those executed after the revolt of 1857 against the East India Company should be repatriated to India and buried where he participated in his last battle, said a British historian, associated with British Imperial History at Queen Mary College in London.[...]
Kim Wagner, Senior Lecturer in British Imperial History at Queen Mary College in London, believes the time is right for Havildar Alum Bheg a principle leader of the revolt, which the British characterise as a sepoy mutiny to be buried in his country of birth. His skull had been brought to England by Captain A R Costello, who was on duty when Alum Bheg was executed after the revolt in India. It was[...]

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