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The Death of Dara Shukoh

Dara seemed doomed never to succeed in any enterprise. Considering it impossible to raise the siege [of Tata-bakar] with his handful of men, he was at one time resolved to cross the river Indus, and make his way to Persia; … Continue reading

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Shahzadi Roshanara Begum

Roshanara Begum-the daughter of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Begum had commissioned the famous Roshan Ara Garden. Today, however, Roshanara is best known for the Roshanara Bagh, a pleasure garden located in north Delhi, next to Kamala Nagar Road and Grand … Continue reading

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Shahzadi Jahanara Begum Sahib-Facets of her Life

  Shahzadi Jahanara Begum Sahib was the eldest daughter of Emperor Shah Jahan and Empress Mumtaz Mahal.   She was also the older sister of her father’s successor and the sixth Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. Born: April 2, 1614 Died: September … Continue reading

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Tragic Life of the Daughter of an Unfortunate Father- “Princess Jani Begum” and “Prince Dara Shikoh”

“Jani Begum” aka Jahanzeb Banu Begum (d. 1705) – the Mughal princess, was the daughter of Crown Prince Dara Shikoh and his consort Nadira Banu Begum and the granddaughter of Emperor Shah Jahan and Empress Mumtaz Mahal. She was affectionately … Continue reading

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