Delhi High Court dismisses petition by heir of Bahadur Shah Zafar seeking possession of Red Fort

The petitioner argued that her family was deprived of possession of the Red Fort by the British following the first war of Independence in 1857, after which Bahadur Shah Zafar was exiled from the country.
Bahadur Shah Zafar, Red Fort
Bahadur Shah Zafar, Red Fort

A petition filed by a woman seeking possession of the Red Fort on the ground that she is the legal heir of the last Mughal Emperor, Bahadur Shah Zafar II was rejected by the Delhi High Court on Monday [Sultana Begum v. The Union of India and Ors].

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