Mughal governance in Kashmir: Subedars of Kashmir during Shahjahan’s ruleAuthor(s):
Bashir Ahmad MaliyarAbstract:
After the annexation of Kashmir into the fold of the Mughal empire in 1586, it became a prized possession for the Mughal rulers, who showed lavish care for it. The Mughal emperors frequently visited the valley. Mughal Kashmir was ruled by different governors who were appointed by the Mughal king. The subedar, or nazim, was generally the head of provincial administration under the Mughals. The suba of Kashmir was placed under the control of a subedar. He was answerable to the center for any lapse in administration. He could hold his office as long as he enjoyed the confidence of his ruler or master. The purpose of this paper is to explore the subedars of Kashmir who governed Kashmir during Shah Jahan’s tenure. Many subedars were appointed during the rule of Shah Jahan, such as Zafar Khan, Ali Mardan Khan, and Shah Quli Khan. Pages: 40-45 | Views: 55 | Downloads: 26Download Full Article: Click Here
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Bashir Ahmad Maliyar. Mughal governance in Kashmir: Subedars of Kashmir during Shahjahan’s rule. Int J Hist 2023;5(1):40-45.