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The Murder of Prominent Durrani Sardars
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[59cc] This unfortunate event occurred as a result of the pride and conceit of Rahmat Allah Khan Saduzaʾi, the son of Fath Allah Khan. After the death of his father, he had become a regular attendee at court through the good offices of Sardar Payandah Khan. When the sardar was first giving him entree to the court, other prominent figures tried to block his attaining high rank and kept saying, “Don’t let him into court for he will be the cause of trouble for others.” But Sardar Payandah Khan, hi…

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“The Murder of Prominent Durrani Sardars”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 28 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000061>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219

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