Sardar Dust Muhammad Khan Ascends the Throne of the Amirate
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[127c] In 1254/March 1838–March 1839, Sardar Sultan Muhammad Khan, who as earlier mentioned had fled Peshawar when Ranjit Singh took it by force and gone to Bajawur, learned of the victory of the sardars’ army and of the letter of apology sent by Ranjit Singh and headed for Kabul with hope in his heart that Sardar Dust Muhammad Khan would help him retrieve Peshawar. Arriving before his brother, his coming helped wipe the dust of resentment from the mirror of Dust Muhammad Khan’s mind that had a…

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“Sardar Dust Muhammad Khan Ascends the Throne of the Amirate”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 17 December 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000136>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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