The Dismissal of Prince Fath Jang as Governor of Qandahar; Shah Shujaʿ Falls on Hard Times Thanks to Nizam al-Dawlah, Muhammad ʿUsman Khan
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[160c] During 1256/March 1840–February 1841, Shah Shujaʿ summoned the governor of Qandahar, Prince Fath Jang, to Kabul because Major Leech was angry (with Fath Jang). In his place he appointed Fath Jang’s brother, Prince Safdar Jang. Then, leaving Prince Muhammad Timur in Kabul, the shah went to Jalalabad to spend the winter. When he arrived, the Sangu Khayl tribal group had stolen several flocks of sheep from the Shinwari because of some tribal dispute and were in a state of rebellion. So the …

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“The Dismissal of Prince Fath Jang as Governor of Qandahar; Shah Shujaʿ Falls on Hard Times Thanks to Nizam al-Dawlah, Muhammad ʿUsman Khan”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 18 December 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000158>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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