Qasim Barid I


The founder of the Barid shahi dynasty in Deccan, India. Qasim was the Wazir of Mahmud Shah -II, the King of Deccan and in the year 1492 he became independent and leaving the king only the town and the fort of Ahmadabad, Bidar, read the public prayers and coined money in his name. Seven princes of this family ruled Bidar since that time till 1602.

Compiler: M. Nauman Khan / Ghulam Mohiuddin

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