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The Behavior of Government Appointees towards Hazarahs
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[12c] One of the government officials sent to the Hazarahjat, Mirza Ghulam Haydar, who had been assigned to collect the land taxes of Hazarah Jaghuri during these events and had seized, extorted, and confiscated funds (illegally), demanded a virgin girl from the Hazarahs every month, and proceeded to get his way and achieve his wishes. From continual letters from news writers there his vile behavior and unwarranted actions came to the attention of His Majesty and he summoned him to Kabul and had him imprisoned. A farman was sent to the people of Jaghuri t…

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“The Behavior of Government Appointees towards Hazarahs”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 04 December 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000260>
First published online: 2016

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