Dilli, 1857. The Mughal Empire is gearing up to celebrate the hundredth anniversary of its victory over the British. The Empire is thrown into sudden chaos when the Emperor is assassinated in a bloody coup Three unlikely companions find themselves thrown together by fate. Ranveer, a young officer in the elite Mughal cavalry, who is now hunted by the Empire he served; Theo, an English traveller with a mysterious past; and Maya, a beautiful Princess they rescue. Together, they embark on a journey that takes them from bloody. skirmishes with Afghan raiders, rescue missions in remote forts, joining a coalition of rulers who band together against the new despotic regime to protect their independence, and then back into the heart of Dilli for adramatic final mission which will determine not just their fate, but that of all of Hindustaan.
Used availability for Mainak Dhar's Hindustaan, What if the British never conquered India?
October 2011 : Paperback
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