His Highness Shah Zaman’s Campaign to Lahore to Suppress a Sikh Insurrection
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[59c] While the previously discussed events were taking place, the Sikhs, instigated by Mahabat Singh, had embarked again on the path of rebellion. They had come to blows with Ahmad Khan Barakzaʾi, the governor of Lahore, killed him, and taken control of the city. Shah Zaman was apprised of this in letters from his intelligence agents and functionaries in the Punjab and so he returned to Kabul from Herat. Before leaving, he sent his baggage on ahead via Qandahar, left Prince Qaysar as governor of Herat and appointed Mir Afzal Khan, the son of Madad Khan Ishaqzaʾi, as his depu…

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“His Highness Shah Zaman’s Campaign to Lahore to Suppress a Sikh Insurrection”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 28 May 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000060>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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