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12.23 History of India: Gōrak’hpūr
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§ 925. Of unknown authorship is

Tārīk̲h̲ i Muʿaẓẓamābād maʿrūf bah Gōrak’hpūr, a short (28 pp.) history of Gorakhpur from the beginning of the 11th century to 1797: Edition: [Lucknow,] 1872°.

§ 926. Muftī G̲h̲ulām-Ḥaḍrat was at one time Muftī and Ṣadr Amīn at Gōrak’hpūr.1

Kawāʾif i ḍilʿ i Gōrak’hpūr, a short history of Gōrak’hpūr to the time of its cession to the East India Company by the Nawwāb-Wazīr of Oudh: i.o. 4540 (probably transcribed in 1810, the date on the title-page of the English translation), ʿAlīgaṛh Subḥ. mss. p. 58 no. 954/12 (Tārīkh i Gōrak’hpūr).

ms. English translation: History of Goruckpoor, i.o. 4540 (bound up with the Persian text).

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^ Back to text1. Possibly identical with Muftī G̲h̲ulām-Ḥaḍrat Lak’hnawī, Muftī i ʿadālat i baldah i Lak’hna’ū, who died in 1234/1818–19 (see Raḥmān ʿAlī 154).

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“12.23 History of India: Gōrak’hpūr”, in: Storey Online, Charles Ambrose Storey. Consulted online on 29 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2021

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