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Padishah

 

the title of the monarch in several countries of the Middle East. First used in ancient Iran, the term was used for the ruler (sultan) of the Ottoman Empire beginning in the 15th century and was preserved in Turkey until the abolition of the sultanate in 1922. In Afghanistan the title was used from 1926 until the abolition of the monarchy in July 1973.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Muhammad Yousuf Khushk paid rich tribute to Sooriah Badshah and told that without any tinge of doubt Sooriah Badshah is the real hero of Modern Sindh.
It's a film which is so unique and different," Badshah said.
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Intellectuals paid homage to legendary Freedom Hero of South Asia ' Pir Pagaro' alias ' Soreh Badshah' ( BRAVE KING) on Tuesday at a seminar organized by the Pakistan Intellectual Forum ( PIF) and Sindh Sufi Institute Sehwan.
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