Ahmad Shah Marches to the Punjab and India for the Seventh Time
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[26c] When Ahmad Shah returned from India, the Sikhs living in the Punjab, according to the author of Khizānah-i ʿāmirah, began to cause trouble, incite insurrection, and tyrannize those who were not of their sect. They overthrew the viceroy appointed by Ahmad Shah and named Jisa Singh, one of their own, as sovereign, and they occupied Lahore and the surrounding region. Coins were minted and circulated bearing Jisa Singh’s name and the Sikhs began to oppress God’s creatures, especially the Muslims, using every fo…

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“Ahmad Shah Marches to the Punjab and India for the Seventh Time”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 20 July 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000027>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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