People Gather Around Shah Shujaʿ and His Occupation of Peshawar
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[83c] After Shah Shujaʿ retreated to Rawalpindi, he was approached there by elders and (members of) the ghulam corps of Peshawar as well as other people living in the city and its suburbs, including maliks of the Khalil and Mohmand tribes. They came to him because of the oppression and injustice they were suffering at the hands of Wazir Fath Khan’s brothers. Unable to get redress they now petitioned the shah to occupy Peshawar. Meantime, Jahandad Khan, a brother of ʿAta Muhammad Khan (Bamizaʾi), the governor of Kashmir; Samandar K…

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“People Gather Around Shah Shujaʿ and His Occupation of Peshawar”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 19 August 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000090>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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