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Indian History Part 56 The Tughluq Dynasty Section VII: Firuz Shah Tughluq – A Sultan for Stability

Canberra, 31 July 2017   There are differing views regarding the personality and character of Firuz Shah Tughluq. Without fail all contemporary writers unanimously praise him as the most just, merciful and benevolent ruler. However, all of them were panegyrists of the realm and therefore expected to voice such praiseworthy sentiments. Taking the cue from […]

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Indian History Part 56 The Tughluq Dynasty Section V: Firuz Shah Tughluq – A Man of Peace

  Canberra, 27 June 2017 As Muhammad Tughluq lay terminally ill, anxiety about dynastic succession was sweeping through the sultanate as Muhammad did not leave any male offspring to succeed him and no heir apparent had been nominated. Further, the Imperial Army was at that time stationed near Tattah, thousands of miles from Delhi. When […]

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