Medieval Indian History Questions (MCQs) for UPSC, SSC & States PCS Examinations

Q.  Who is the medieval author whose work throws light on the Bahmani Sultans of Gulbarga and Bidar and the Nizamshahi dynasty of Ahmednagar?

a. Burhan-i-ma’asir
b. Sayyid Ali Tabataba
c. Diwan Ali Muhammad Khan
d. Rafiuddin Shirazi


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Burhan-i-Ma’asir, named after Burhan Nizam Shah II of Nizam Shahi dynasty of the Muslim kingdom of Ahmadnagar, is written by Sayyid Ali Tabataba who came to India in 1580. Burhan-i-Ma’asir describes the events pertaining to the Bahmani kingdom and its subsequent break-up into five Muslim dynasties in South India.
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