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The Tipu Sultan Project, is a project of the Academy of Young Researchers & Scholars, Lahore, established with the aim to scientifically study and research the period & policies concerning Hyder Ali and Fateh Ali Tipu Sultan Shaheed, the greatest freedom fighters and warrior-rulers of Saltanant e Khudada e Mysore (Indian Subcontinent). The project is under the mentor-ship of a descendant of one of the Sipah Salars of Sultan Shaheed. The project is launched on 4th May 2016 at the 217th death anniversary of the martyr.
Did you know Tipu Sultan funded Americans during their struggle for Independence from the British colonialists? He also sent a letter to Mr. Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of US, along with monetary contributions, in response to Americans’ advertisement in a French newspaper for funding.
He writes, “every blow that is struck in the cause of American liberty throughout the world, in France, India, and elsewhere and so long as a single insolent savage tyrant remains the struggle shall continue.”