The Uprising of the People of Sind and the Death of Sardar Shayrdil Khan
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[108cc] At the end of 1241/June 1826, the mirs of Sind rebelled, assembled a huge army with contingents from every ethnic group there, and rose against their governor, Sardar Rahmdil Khan. When Sardar Shayrdil Khan received word, he left Qandahar with a large force intending to put down the uprising. Sardar Rahmdil Khan, frightened by the masses of Sindis who had risen against him, appointed Naʾib Sultan Khan, the son of Allah Dad Khan Angizaʾi1 as his replacement, and set his face towards Qandahar to solicit help from Sardar Shayrdil Khan. En route, at the manzil of…

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“The Uprising of the People of Sind and the Death of Sardar Shayrdil Khan”, 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_000117>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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