Sher Khan

Sher Khan

(shār khän) or

Sher Shah

(shä), 1486–1545, Afghan ruler in N India. He enlisted in the service of the MughalMughal
or Mogul
, Muslim empire in India, 1526–1857. The dynasty was founded by Babur, a Turkic chieftain who had his base in Afghanistan. Babur's invasion of India culminated in the battle of Panipat (1526) and the occupation of Delhi and Agra.
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 leader BaburBabur
[Turk.,=lion], 1483–1530, founder of the Mughal empire of India. His full name was Zahir ud-Din Muhammad. A descendant of Timur (Tamerlane) and of Jenghiz Khan, he succeeded (1494) to the principality of Fergana in central Asia.
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 when the latter invaded India and became governor of Bihar. After Babur's death, however, he asserted his independence of the Mughals, and in 1537, when HumayunHumayun
or Homayun
, 1507–56, second Mughal emperor of India (1530–56), son and successor of Babur. In 1535, pressed by enemy incursions into Rajasthan, Humayun defeated the formidable Bahadur Shah of Gujarat.
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, son of Babur, was elsewhere engaged, he overran Bengal. A brilliant strategist, Sher Khan routed the army of Humayun in 1539, and a year later decisively defeated a fresh army at Kanauj. Humayun fled to Sind and thence to Persia, and Sher Khan as Sher Shah took control of the Mughal empire. During the five years of his reign (1540–45), Sher Shah proved himself a gifted administrator as well as an able general. His reorganization of the empire laid the foundations for the later Mughal emperors, notably AkbarAkbar
, 1542–1605, Mughal emperor of India (1556–1605); son of Humayun, grandson of Babur. He succeeded to the throne under a regent, Bairam Khan, who rendered loyal service in expanding and consolidating the Mughal domains before he was summarily dismissed (1560) by
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, son of Humayun.
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DSP Sirdheri, Fazal Sher Khan, DSP Tangi Taj Mohammad and DPO headquarters, Nasrullah Khan besides police officials attended the function.
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While talking to newsmen, the protesting lady teachers said that the influential men of Gambat including Sher Khan Ujan, Imamuddin Ujan and others are harassing them to make friendship with them.
According to details, Sub-Inspector Yaseen Ali arrested Sher Khan and recovered 300 gram heroin from him while ASI Asif Raza nabbed Sher Baz for having stolen mobile phones.
According to the Police, the unknown people entered in a house in the jurisdiction of Sachal Police Station and opened indiscrimate firing in which Taj Bibi (25) d/o Meerakh Khan and his brother Awal Sher Khan (28) were killed.
Iqbal Zafar Jhagra while appreciating the achievements of the Kernal Sher Khan Cadet College, Swabi has said, that despite being nascent institution amongst stream of similar institution in the country, its working as the whole is quite impressive.
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