The agreement was signed between Sir Mortimer Durand, the Indian Foreign Secretary at the time, and Amir Abdur Rahman Khan
The delegation comprised Raja Najabat Hussain, Harry Boota, Samina Khan, Chaudhary Mohammed Akram, Sardar Abdur Rahman Khan
and Shaikh Tajammul-ul-Islam.
Amanullah Khan's grandfather the tyrant King Abdur Rahman Khan
had massacred almost 62 percent of the Hazaras, while Zahir Shah's family had banned Hazaras from higher education and governmental employment and imposed on them heavy extra taxes.
They included Sahabzada Sultan (A category winner), Qadir Nawaz Sangi (Stock A category winner), Mohammad Bilal (3rd position holder in Stock B category), Ghulam Nabi Khan (3rd position holder in stock C category), and Abdur Rahman Khan
(Stock C category winner).
Hazaras first came to Quetta in the 1890s, when Afghan ruler Abdur Rahman Khan
crushed a series of Hazara uprisings, which left thousands dead and saw lands confiscated, beginning a long period of discrimination in Afghanistan.
Even before the Afghan mujahideen fought a communist regime radically opposed to Islam, Abdur Rahman Khan
, the first Afghan monarch to overcome tribal opposition and strengthen government control, warned his successor, Habibullah never to trust the Russians.
Yaqub Khan was forced to abdicate and his cousin Abdur Rahman Khan
was installed as Amir.
The Durand Line cuts through the Pashtun tribal land under a single-page agreement signed in 1893, when the colonial British government forced the Afghan king Abdur Rahman Khan
Abdur Rahman Khan
, nicknamed The Iron Amir, ruled from 1880 to 1901 through torture and killing - even forcing rivals to eat each other.
Abdur Rahman Khan
, nicknamed The Iron Amir, ruled by torture and killing from 1880-1901, even forcing rivals to eat each other.
In 1893, Britain and Afghan tribal leader Abdur Rahman Khan
made an agreement on 2,640 kilometre border of British India (Pakistan now) and Afghanistan (Durand Line).
In 1880, Abdur Rahman Khan
set out a goal to bring Hazarajat under his control.