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Indian History Part 56 The Tughluq Dynasty Section VI Firuz Shah Tughluq: Military Endeavors

  Canberra, 10 July 2017 Firuz Shah waged no wars of conquest as such, but he was not a pacifist. In many ways he was a gentle and cultured person and although the bulk of the army had been distributed to the nobles to maintain, he kept a large contingent of 80-90,000 cavalry in Delhi. […]

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Indian History Part 54 The Slave Dynasty Section II Shams ud-Din Iltutmish

  Canberra, 12 October 2016 Qutb ud-Din Aibak‚Äôs untimely death caused a great deal of confusion amongst his followers. In Lahore, the officials placed his son Aram Shah on the throne, but the courtiers in Delhi refused to accept or support the new ruler. Aram Shah was generally considered to be weak, indecisive and unfit […]

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