who were known as bandesgan-i-chahalgan?


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Chahalgani or Chalisa were a group of 40 powerful nobles to suppress nobles. During Razia Sultana reign conflicts raised head between royals and Turkish aristocrats, the latter known as the Forty or Bandagan-i-Chahalgani. Same as Organisation of a group of 40 loyal nobles were known as "Turkan-i-Chahalgani" or Chalisa or Forty, created by Shamusddin Iltutmish.
answered Aug 30 by Suresh Chowhan PowerUser (37,900 points)

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