overthrew the rule of the Kaloras over Sind in 1783 and ruled it till 1802.
After his death, his descendants became divided into three families and ruled
like a confederacy with seats of pOwer at Hyderabad, Mirpur and Khairpurtill
the annexation of Sind by the British in 1843.
Mir Jumla A Persian merchant-adventurer, he began his career in
Golconda as a successful dia- mond merchant, entered into the service of
Abdullah Qutab Shah and became his chief minister. Later he joined the
service of Shah Jahan with the help of Aurangzeb to whom he presented the
famous Kohinoor Diamond. During the war of succession, he supported
Aurangzeb and was rewarded by the latter who appointed his as the governor
of Bengal. Subsequently he led an expedition against Assam ruled by the
Ahoms, defeated its ruler and com- pelled him to cede a large part of lower
Assam and pay a huge indemnity to the Mughals (1662). He passed away in
1663 in his way back to Dacca.
Muhammad Ali Along with his brother, Shaukat Ali, he led the Khilafat
Movement in 1920 and later joined the Non-Cooperation Movement. He was
the president of the Gaya Session of the Congress (1922) and brought about
an understanding between Gandhi’s followers and members of the newly
formed Swaraj Party.
Muhammad Reza Khan He was appointed at the instance of the English
as the deputy nawab of Bengal in 1765 and helped them fully in exploiting
Bengal through the system of Dual Government (1765–1772).
Mukherji, Asutosh Eminent lawyer and educationist, he served as a judge
and later as chief justice of the Calcutta High Court. He became the VC of the
Calcutta University for four terms and was associated with it till his death.
Through his untiring efforts, he made the university one of the best in the
East.
Mularaja He was the founder of the Solanki kingdom with Anhilwara as
his capital and ruled between ad 942 and 997.
Munro, Sir Hector A general in the company’s service, he won the famous
battle of Buxar (1764) for the British against the forces of Mir Qasim of
Bengal and Shuja-ud-daula of Awadh.
Munro, Sir Thomas A distinguished            British revenue official, he rose from