Mulla Jeevan of Amethi (1633-1717 AD)

He was born on 25 Shaban 1047 Hijri (1636 AD) at Amethi. His father Mulla Abu Saeed was a Hafiz, a Scholar and a successor of Shaikh Bahawal Haq known as a very noble soul. His mother was the sister of Nawab Izzat Khan ( Real name Abdullah) who was a Mir-i-Aatish at the Royal Kitchen.

Raja Tikait Rai (1760–1808) and Damgarha

One day, Tikait Rai, a jobless youngman , was sweeping the floor at the Khanqah in Damgarha where he often frequented. Shah Basit Ali Qalandar, while stepping out of his house, gave him a Qalamdan ( Pen-case) and prophesied about his bright future as minister.

Sher Shah Suri (1540-1545): A king of 5 years & 6 months

Of all the rulers of Medieval times, Sher Shah stands as the ideal of New India – The India of Hindus and Muslims united in heart and spirit.

Dargah of Khwaja Muinuddin Chishti

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Exploring heritage remnants on the route of Babar-Part II

After crossing the river Amu, Babar reached Aibak, where many tribes joined him. Further south after crossing Andrab River, he sat down under a Chinar tree. It was here, that the Hakim of Hisar, Khushro Shah bowed himself in the front of Babar.

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