As a last resort, the latter sought help from Ahmad Shah Abdali
and fought the famous battle of Panipat in 1761.
Bakhshi Lajja Singh (d.1799) was the chief of the Bakhshis of Basali and was a general of Ahmad Shah Abdali
. The ancestors of the Bakhshi family of Kauntrila and Basali also played an important role in political history during the Mughal period (1526-1857).
Kriti will next be seen in the Ashutosh Gowariker directorial film 'Panipat' based on the Third Battle of Panipat fought between the Maratha Empire led by Sadashiv Rao Bhau and the invading forces of Ahmad Shah Abdali
, the King of Afghanistan.
The portraits of Ahmad Shah Abdali
and Manzoor Pashteen conspicuously show that Afghans consider Manzoor Pashteen as their leader as well.
In Kohat Ahmad Shah Abdali
(Chairman), Adil Farhan (President), and Yasir Shah (Secretary) were elected unanimously, followed by Malakand Division wherein Sher Afzal elected as Chairman, Sahid Imran as President and Hamza Abbas as Secretary General.
Certainly, Afghanistan is a difficult country and is 200 years older than Pakistan as it was in 1747 when Ahmad Shah Abdali
integrated various Afghan tribes and laid the foundation of the Kingdom of Afghanistan.
It is ironic that from Kabul the invasions after the Mughals continued, which suffering and pain have been captured by the great Punjabi poet Waris Shah, who on Ahmad Shah Abdali
wrote: 'The morsel in your mouth is yours, the rest belongs to Ahmad Shah'.
"The Iranian King Nadir Shah, followed by Ahmad Shah Abdali
and their descendants, had been dominant on and off on Lahore for 70 years.
The Afghan ambassador said the both the nations had common heroes in Ahmad Shah Abdali
and Mehmood Ghazanvi, adding that the great saint of Lahore Hazrat Ali Hajveri (Data Gunj Bakhsh) had his origins in Afghanistan.
Ahmad Shah Abdali
was one of the greatest conquerors who ever appeared in Asia.
The architect of modern Afghanistan, Ahmad Shah Abdali
, was a Durrani Pushtun.
Founder of the Library, Fasihuddin (PSP) said that a[euro]oewe have to discover the impacts of Iqbala[euro](tm)s thoughts on Afghan culture and society, and also to research the deep impressions of Afghan thoughts on Iqbala[euro](tm)s vision and philosophy of Ego (self).a[euro] He said that a[euro]oeIqbal was profoundly moved by the works, movement and messages of great Afghan and Pushtoon generals, leaders and scholars like Mehmood Ghaznavi, Hakeem Sanai, Sher Shah Suri, Ahmad Shah Abdali
, Khushal Khan Khattak and Syed Jamaluddin Aghani, etc.a[euro]