HISTORY (MEDIEVAL) BY RAJNI J HA
ABOUT ME: Faculty of GS in Karol Bagh, Delhi College, DU * . . Bsc Chemistry Honours from Ramjas * MA English from JMI e MA sociology MA psychology B.ed from IPU Former faculty member at paramount coaching centre *Teaching experience of five years in various prominent coaching centres
Jahangir (1605. 1628) His pet name was Sheikhu Baba. He hung the bell of justice' in Agra Fort. He executed his son Khusrau and also the fifth Sikh guru Arjun Dev for supporting Khusrau.Mehr-un-nisa begunm was given the title 'Noorjahan'and she became popular as Padshah Begum. She founded her own group calledjunta consisting of herself, her father Mirza Ghiaz Beg (Itamad-ud-Daula) and her brother A saf Khan and Khurram. Khurram (Shahjahan) made Rana Amar Singh of Mewar accept Mughal suzerainty in 1615 In 1616 Khurram conquered Ahmadnagar and was given the title 'Shahjahan'b, In l 610 Persians occupied Kandahar and the Mughals lost Kandaharforever. Jahangir died at Lahore and was buried at Shahdra near Lahore. in 1615 Jata
Shahjahan (1628-1658) Pet kh a ta In 1629 Gujarat and Deccan famine resulted in the loss of men and material. In 1630 Portuguese in Hoogly revolted and were driven away from Hoogly by Kasim Khan, the Governor of Bengal. In 1631 Mumtaz died. Civil War It was fought between Dara Shikoh, the eldest son of Shahjahan and Aurangzeb, the third son. Begum Jahanara supported Dara and Roshanara supported Aurangzeb. The secular Dara followed Qadri Sufi Order and translated Upanishads into Persian whereas Aurangzeb followed Naqsh Bandi order. Aurangzaeb and his alliance with the younger brother Murad defeated the imperial armies commanded by Dara and Raja Jaswant Singh in the Battles of Dharmat and Samugarh in 1658. Shahjahan was imprisoned on the charges of misusing public money. He died in 1665 Aurangzeb defeated Dara for the third time in the Battle of Deorai, performed coronation twice and came to power with the title 'Alamgir' meaning 'King of the world'.