Hyderabad State was founded by Mir Qamar-ud-din Khan who was the governor of Deccan under the Mughals from 1713 to 1721. In 1724, he resumed rule under the title of Asaf Jah (granted by Mughal Emperor Muhammad Shah).
Dr Besant arrived in India in 1893 to spread the message of the Theosophical Society, a religious movement based on the principles of karma and reincarnation. A champion of social and political reform, she soon became involved in India's freedom struggle.
Mahatma Gandhi laid down four preconditions for a Satyagrahi (Passive Resistor) to fulfill - namely :