Category Archives: Historical Accounts

Daughter of Bahlul Lodi: Taj Murassa Begum aka Taj Bibi aka Subhan Begum

Taj Murassa Begum aka Taj Bibi aka Subhan Begum was the daughter of Bahlul Lodi and sister of mighty Sikandar Lodi Tomb of Mir-i-Miran, Sayyed Amir Ali, Sirhind Also known as Tomb of Bibi Subhan (Internet Photo) The Tomb of … Continue reading

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The Concubine of Aurangzeb-Udaipuri Mahal

Udaipuri Mahal Sahiba (died soon after 8 June 1707 date of death of Aurangzeb), was a concubine to Mughal emperor Aurangzeb. When Aurangzeb died she grieved so deeply and died within just four months at Gwalior. Udaipuri Mahal Sahiba died … Continue reading

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Some Facts of History-7

1. Sabz Burj (Green tower). One of the most interesting facts about the little known history  of Sabz Burj (Green tower) is that for several years during British rule, the Sabz Burj (Green tower) was used as a police station. It … Continue reading

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Sultan Feroze Shah Tughlaq – Kotla Feroze Shah-Kushki Feroze……………………

Kotla Feroze Shah-Kushki Feroze – Woh khat, woh khutoot aur woh illtaja…….”Minar-e-Zareen…….” “Lat wale Baba…..”, “Djinnat……….” Dama Dam Mast Qualandar- Kotla Feroze Shah Internet Photo of Painting “……………When the Moghuls took over, Kotla was a forsaken building and the haunt … Continue reading

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Slaves – yet Powerful Conquerors…………………….

“Oh while I live, to be the ruler of life, not a slave, to meet life as a powerful conqueror, and nothing exterior to me will ever take command of me.” Walt Whitman Internet Image Turkic slaves of Shahabuddin Ghori … Continue reading

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Zafar Khan aka Malik Dinar aka Malik Yusuf Hizbaruddin

The obscure Zafar Khan aka Malik Dinar aka Malik Yusuf Hizbaruddin ! A General of Khilji Dynasty- Delhi Sultanate – half-forgotten and at times referred to being a General in the Tughlaq Dynasty! This may be owing to the fact … Continue reading

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Some Facts of History-6

  1. Tomb of Lala Rukh Tomb of Lala Rukh Tomb of Lala Rukh is a historical tomb traditionally attributed to Princess Lala Rukh, daughter of the Mughal emperor Akbar. It is not known that who is buried here. Lala … Continue reading

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Baji Rao ki Mastaani

These are just facts of history…..They say the origin of Mastani is shrouded in obscurity…… Mastaani was born in 1695, she was the second wife of Baji Rao I (18 August 1700 – 28 April 1740). (Internet Photo) Baji Rao … Continue reading

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Some Facts of History-5

Places of Dilli………………………………………………………………………………… i) Mutiny Memorial Mutiny Memorial is built at the location of the Battery that bombarded Delhi from the Ridge-Mutiny Delhi 1857. iii) Raisina When Edwin Luytens and Herbert Baker were commissioned to design New Delhi by the … Continue reading

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The Forgotten Bairam Khan

History has deliberately tried to forget Bairam Khan Is it owing to later years differences between Akbar and Bairam Khan? A representation Bairam Khan-a Persian Turk. He was a powerful statesman and regent at the courts of the Mughal emperors … Continue reading

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