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Farman of Firuz Shah Bahmani

Date 25 Ziqa'dah 808 / 14.5.1406 - 14.5.1406
Content This farman by Firuz Shah Bahmani regards the grant of land as in'am, situated at qasba Kalyanabad, in perpetuity to Maulana Muhammad qazi with later renewal of the grant.
Type farman
Category Imperial and Royal Decrees
Script nasta'liq
Archive State Archives, Hyderabad
Publication Khan, Yusuf Husayn, ed. Farmans and Sanads of the Deccan Sultans. Hyderabad: The State Archives, 1963. 1(eng.)
Keywords in'am | Deccan Sultans | Bahmanis
Individuals Firuz Shah Bahmani
Places India
Notes This Farman is one of the oldest, if not the oldest, Persian document available in India. Note the revised edition by Sri P. Sitapati: Hyderabad 1980. B&W image from Khan 1963; colour image provided by the Andhra Pradesh State Archives ( via Wikimedia Commons (
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