Wallah, kya baat hai!”, Aurangzeb smiled indulgently. Aurangzeb was a man driven by his extreme religious faith, and ended up destroying an empire. Do you have any advice for my pilgrimage to the Haj?”, “The Quran says you need not go. Even when, after reconciliation with his father, Salim/ Jahangir’s succession seemed settled, it was opposed by some sections of the nobility who preferred Prince Khusrau, Salim’s eldest son. “You call this an ordinary fever? Here are the main facts on the six major Mughal emperors in Indian history. Sambhaji, refusing to accept Islam and the conditions put forth by the Mughal Emperor, was tortured mercilessly. Swarajya - a big tent for liberal right of centre discourse that reaches out, engages and caters to the new India. Where is the opportunity for my father to lament about his conditions?”, “I have something to share with you. It was a contingent of nearly two thousand men… The trip was cut short when he felt a little ill… Roshanara, managing the affairs of the zenankhana, was soon informed of the Badshah’s condition and rushed to see him one afternoon when Aurangzeb returned from his durbar for a siesta. Won’t your magic work on him?”, “Where’s the need for it? You know I offer my prayers along with the common people at the masjid. The brilliant historian puts to doubt any such claims that it was Aurangzeb alone who seemed like a murderer. Ammar Al Nuaimi issues resolution to form ‘Gover .. Armed Forces training centres receive 14th batch o .. Mansoor bin Mohammed welcomes participants to Duba .. Abdullah bin Zayed heads UAE delegation at prepara .. Sharjah Ruler approves AED 33.6 billion budget for .. 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All Rights Reserved. And finally, with his older brothers out of the way, Aurangzeb graciously stepped aside and allowed Murad to take the throne. He kept a strict control on the amount of liberties given to the royal prisoner in the fort. Tauba! And yet this king was one of the greatest rulers of Asia in intelligence, character and enterprise. The thought that he needed to do something different never occurred to him. Aurangzeb like his elder sister Jahan Ara, forbade people to raise mausoleums on their graves like his father’s Taj Mahal. Your fever is a result of such things.”, Aurangzeb was aware of the hatred between the two sisters. From 7AM in the morning to 10PM late night we operate to ensure you, the reader, get to see what is just right. He brushed aside the praise saying, “What’s so great about that? In 1658, Aurangzeb imprisoned his father and came to power. It was a suggestion which shook Aurangzeb for a moment. Akbar II (11 th Sep1657 to 1706): Youngest son and child of Dilras Banu Begum and favourite son of Aurangzeb. In his best-selling novel, Shehenshah, a historical fiction of Aurangzeb, Marathi author NS Inamdar shows the human side of the Mughal Emperor. Of another trouble maker, Jahangir quoted a Persian verse: “The wolf’s whelp would grow up a wolf, even though reared by man himself.” This proved unintentionally apposite. Having put his father Shah Jahan into incarceration in the Agra Fort, he laments of his father’s rumoured incestuous relationship with his daughter, Aurangzeb’s sister, Jahanara. Unsurprisingly Aurangzeb himself would in turn be challenged by his progeny. Aurangzeb was abducted in Pulwama and later killed by armed terrorists on June 14, 2018, when he was on his way back home in Poonch to celebrate Eid with his family. His religious zeal makes him blind to his own deeds and he suffered the tragedies as any ordinary human being. I know the reason for this fever.”, “Till the time the cursed woman is alive…”, “Begum Sahiba, please mind your tongue. But when analysed in the light of cold historical facts, his reign was no better or worse than the other Mughal kings. Someone else would have been ruling had it not been me. The irony is Aurangzeb is made out to a devil, a tyrant, a zealot, and someone who killed his brothers to take over the Empire. Allah has given you the opportunity to ascend the throne. The story goes that he was visiting his maternal aunty (sister of Mumtaz Mahal) Khan i Zamans Mir Khalils wife and entered the Harem without announcement and his eyes fell on a dancer girl Hira Bai and it was love at first sight. It could have been my elder brother, Dara, for that matter.” The Kazi, pondered for a moment and said, “But it is different when someone as devout as you takes charge.”, “I am not interested in small talk. Except for the Marathas, whom he was never able to conquer completely, Aurangzeb did not have any large enemies threatening to take over his Empire. Aurangzeb arranged for his sister to be discretely poisoned. Becoming a Patron or a subscriber for as little as Rs 999/year is the best way you can support our efforts. His full name was Muhi-ud-din Muhammad Aurangzeb. We provide breaking news, Pakistani news, International news, Business news, Sports news, Urdu news and Live Urdu News. In his outstanding book ‘India- A History’ John Keay writes, “Akbar’s long reign from 1556 to 1605 was punctuated by a succession of brilliant but rewarding conquests and as it drew to a close it was overshadowed by rivalry and rebellion. When was Sambhaji Maharaj killed?/ Sambhaji Maharaj Death Date Sambhaji Maharaj was killed on 11th March 1689 at the banks of Talapur. Captured, he was eventually blinded under his father’s instructions.“. The first six Mughal emperors of the Mughal dynasty – Babur, Humayun, Akbar, Jahangir, Shah Jahan, and Aurangzeb -- changed the face of India with their political and intellectual prowess. ... Aurangzeb started his journey in 1686 AD. He led a disciplined life. With the help of aulias and other fakirs she is trying out various voodoo practises to hurt you. Jahanara stayed back in the fort to take care of him. A Giant Killer: Shivaji, the ‘little great man’ was a giant killer. The Kazi looked at one of the ulemas, who sat a little away reading the holy books. ‘Let it be known that the rules you put forth for the common man apply to each and everyone equally. He said, “Our father is enjoying the life of a Badshah within the four walls. In consolidating his power, Aurangzeb caused one brother’s death and had two other brothers, a son, and a nephew executed. Jahanara Begum is looking for every possible opportunity to rouse public opinion against you. Reproduction without proper consent is not allowed. The death of Mughal prince Dara Shikoh who was executed by his brother Aurangzeb The sad fate of Prince Dara Shikoh deserves to be noticed. As a result, she died on the spot.Police reached the scene and shifted the dead into nearby local hospital for medico-legal formalities.Police have registered a case and started an investigation. Whom are you referring to?”, “I am talking of your elder sister Jahanara Begum Sahiba.” Roshanara said, her words spitting poison. T hat Aurangzeb’s orthodoxy and his dedication to his beliefs was personal rather than a matter for political interference is evident in his reactions and responses during the war of succession of 1658, a quadrangular conflict between Dara, Shuja, Aurangzeb, and Murad. When his father was duly installed as Emperor Jahangir, Khusrau fled north, laid siege to Lahore, and had to be subdued in a battle. Such was his desire for revenge that he spent the last 26 years of his life in tents and cantonments fighting the Marathas in the Deccan, leading to a drain on the treasury and the morale of his soldiers. No one reading Mughal history knows that Aurangzeb’s act was just one of the long list of atrocities committed by each of the Mughal Emperors since Akbar. He was born on 3rd November, 1618. Let the kafirs practise what they believe in and let the Muslims lead the way Islam suggests. “Why does not my father read the Quran five times a day, as I do,” laments Aurangzeb to his confidante in a rare display of emotion. He imprisoned his father, killed all his three brothers and some nephews; jailed, drugged and killed his eldest son Muhammad Sultan; had his other son, the future emperor Shah Alam and his … Here is another excerpt: It was a holiday on account of it being a Friday. In 1600, Prince Salim, the future Jehangir, attempted to seize Agra during Akbar’s absence. Wed 05th February 2020 | 02:47 PM. What else did you want to say?”, “Huzoor, your father Shah Jahan and your brother Dara Shikoh were competing to do things against our religion. How can I afford to rest?”, “Tauba! He said, “Such an assurance is enough for me. All rights of the publication are reserved by UrduPoint.com. He was defeated by his step brother Shah Alam in battle of Jajua and killed in 1707. It further looks at how a 17-year-old Aurangzeb was sent to his first campaign in Qandhar which ended in failure, and thereafter was ordered to handle the siege in Deccan. I wasn’t here for two weeks, and work has piled up. “A king, it is said, should deem no man his relation.” Distrust between father and son, as also between brothers, would be a recurring theme of the Mughal period generating internal crises more costly and more serious than any external threat. He felt weak. Shivaji killed Afzal Khan, the reputed general of several successful battles he fought on behalf of the Bijapur state; defeated the famous general and governor of Shayista Khan, sent by the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb, humbled Aurangzeb by escaping from his custody and by crippling his power in the Deccan. Abul Fazl, by now a senior commander as well as Akbar’s memorialist, was sent to deal with the prince but was coolly murdered on the latter’s orders. Yesubai, wife of Sambhaji Maharaj, Sambhaji’s sister, Ranubai and his son Shahu were imprisoned by Mughals. Entering his room she exclaimed, “Hai Allah! Emperor of India. Lahore (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 05th February, 2020) A man killed his sister-in-law over property dispute in Sanda, Lahore.As per media reports, the suspect identified as Aurangzeb was putting pressure over his sister-in-law, Fareeda Bibi to attain the possession of house when over infuriation, Aurangzeb opened fire at her and fled. Aurangzeb, who won the war of succession, ascended the throne in 1658. We do not have the muscle and backing of a large media conglomerate nor are we playing for the large advertisement sweep-stake. This tragedy in history was developed with all the regularity of a perfect drama.”. And Dara, he wouldn’t have been any different. Even Murad and Shah Shuja were killed. Dara Shikoh, also known as Dara Shukoh (Hindi: दारा शिकोह, Urdu: دارا شِکوہ ‎), (20 March 1615 – 30 August 1659) was the eldest son and heir-apparent of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. In his outstanding book ‘A Short history of Aurangzib’ Jadunath Sarkar writes, ‘The life of Aurangzeb was one long tragedy- a story of a man battling in vain against an invisible but inexorable Fate a tale of how the strongest of human endeavour was baffled by the forces of the age. I am told he sits at a window watching his favourite Taj Mahal for hours together. Aurangzeb’s reign falls into two almost equal parts. Except for a few unreasonable demands that cropped up from time to time he had been able to manage the situation well. He got up saying, “If there is nothing else, I would like to end this discussion.”. Aurangzeb and Murad fought Dara and exiled him, then battled and executed Shuja. He need not go for the pilgrimage. Man kills sister-in-law over property dispute in Lahore. Islam does not differentiate between a Badshah and a fakir.”, The ulemas raised their hands up saying, “Qayamat! She made several attempts to mediate between them, but at the end Aurangzeb killed Dara Shikoh and confined his parent Shah Jahan, now elderly and ill, to Agra Fort under arrest. The Quran and the Hadis say that the job of the Emperor is to spread the word of Allah. He was favoured as a successor by his father and his sister Jahanara Begum, but was defeated by his younger brother Aurangzeb in a bitter struggle for the Mughal throne. His corpse was further subjected to brutal torture, cut into pieces and thrown in the river. To continue quoting the book, John Keay states, “Sovereignty does not regard the relation of father and son,” explained Jahangir in his enlightening but decidedly naïve memoir. The novel is a story of a tragic human being, despite achieving all the greatness that could crown Aurangzeb as the single biggest ruler of Hindustan. He finally managed to capture Sambhaji and put him to death, while taking the young Shahu under his fold but very few could see the signs of the decline of the Mughal Empire, which were to follow. On 26 February 1628, Shah Jahan was officially declared the Mughal Emperor, and Aurangzeb returned to live with his parents at Agra Fort, where Aurangzeb received his formal education in Arabic and Of course, we will not allow their practices to interfere with our administration.”, The kazi was not the one to give up easily. He did not hesitate to pick up his sword and lead the Army at the age of 82! She patted his forehead with a satin handkerchief. Father and son were only reconciled 18 months before Jahangir’s death in 1627. A strenuous reign of fifty years ends in colossal failure. We feel you should create some special rules for the Muslims in our country.”, “Consuming alcohol or wine is prohibited as per Islam. He was and is a very controversial figure in Indian history. However, he was defeated and later killed by his younger brother -- later, the Emperor Aurangzeb -- in the two years of a bitter "war of succession" for the imperial throne. Aurangzeb’s reign from 1658 to 1707 covered nearly the entire second half of the 17th century and created the largest Empire till the British took over the Indian subcontinent. Aurangzeb was an orthodox Muslim and considered his brother an infidel and in the thirst of intensity slaughtered the crown sovereign, Dara, in a fight and attached his royal position. [3] Her palace in the middle of the Roshanara garden is a reminder of the crucial role she played in the history of India. In 1644, Aurangzeb faced his father's ire when he failed to show up immediately after his sister accidentally burned herself while in Agra. The whelp was indeed worth of the wolf. Note: The author is translating the Marathi masterpiece Shehenshah, by NS Inamdar, into English to be published shortly by HarperCollins. Subscribe here. As you are no doubt aware, Swarajya is a media product that is directly dependent on support from its readers in the form of subscriptions. Lahore (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 05th February, 2020) A man killed his sister-in-law over property dispute in Sanda, Lahore .As per media reports, the suspect identified as Aurangzeb was putting pressure over his sister-in-law, Fareeda Bibi to attain the possession of house when over infuriation, Aurangzeb opened fire at her and fled. I am confident he will wither away in no time once the sight is removed from him permanently.”. And in challenging times like these, we need your support now more than ever. Jani, loved by her grandfather Shah Jahan and once adored by father Dara Shikoh, was eventually brought up by Jahan Ara aka Begam-Sahib after Aurangzeb had demolished the rest of her family. He watched his sister without saying anything. And renaming a road just because some people think he alone was a cruel king would be tragic at best! Aurangzeb left for a hunting trip in the jungles adjacent to the Yamuna. His grave lies in open ground at Khuldabad like his sister’s ordinary grave at the shrine of Shaikh Nizam-u’d-din Auliya at Delhi. Then there followed more blood-letting as Shah Jahan made good his claim to the throne by ordering the death of his one remaining brother, plus sundry cousins. Throughout the struggle, Aurangzeb was concerned about Dara’s political manoeuvres. Please issue orders on my behalf immediately.”, “Huzoor the Hindus have built temples all over. Aurangzeb claimed to have no interest in being Emperor himself. In 1636 Aurangzeb was a mughal prince and Governor of Deccan when one day he saw Hira Bai at Buranpur and fell madly in love with her. The Badshah supervised the arrangements of some of the key Amirs who were planning to make the pilgrimage to Haj. Abdul Wahab, sensing an opportunity began, “The ulemas and maulvis are very happy to see you occupying the throne at Delhi.”, Aurangzeb was aware the Kazi wanted to suggest something else. We request the Jahanpanah to issue orders to destroy all of them.”, “Islam prohibits idol worship. I am against any habit forming substance. He killed all his three brothers one by one and imprisoned his father Shahjahan at Agra. Aurangzeb has always been portrayed as the most hated Mughal Emperor in Indian history. The trajectory of the historical evolution of the Indian subcontinent, had Dara prevailed over Aurangzeb, has been a matter of some conjecture among historians “I am doing that in any case. Noticing his silence Roshanara said, “Don’t you like my suggestion? Is it not better to rest now rather than allow the situation to become worse?”, Aurangzeb’s forehead was glistening with sweat. Abu Muzaffar Muhiuddin Muhammad Aurangzeb Alamgir (November 3, 1618 - March 3, 1707), usually known as Aurangzeb, but also sometimes as Alamgir I (Alamgir means world conqueror), was the ruler of the Moghul Empire from 1658 until 1707. Shah Jahan was so angry about his tardiness that he stripped Aurangzeb of his viceroy of Deccan title. Dara returned, but this time Aurangzeb and Murad had him killed. We would want Badshah Salamat to issue strict orders against the same.”, “I am hearing a good suggestion for the first time. He rebelled against Aurangzeb for imprisoning his sisters and brothers and questioned in him in full court. He has all the luxuries not to mention the constant care provided by Jahanara. He said, ‘Yes, Huzoor. Aurangzeb killed two of his brothers, the only reason why he didn’t kill the third because he couldn’t find him. 11 months ago Aurangzeb ((1658-1707) His official name is Alamgir and Aurangzeb is his original name. It has been nearly ten years since I took charge. She died in great pain, ' swollen out like a hogshead, leaving behind her the name of great lasciviousness'. Aurangzeb sent Dara's cleaved off the head as a blessing to his dad Shahjahan when he was having dinner, after coldheartedly disfiguring it with his sword. Of late, there has been a succession of articles on Aurangzeb, the debate caused by the renaming of a road. ... Shambhaji was killed in. Despite realizing the tragic plot unfolding itself, Aurangzeb, in his single-minded and adamant pursuit, got on to a horse at the age of 82 to conduct the war himself, for six long years, till he finally succumbed to death at Ahmadnagar. It’s true he did terrible things to the Sikhs, the Hindus i.e the Marathas, the Rajputs and the Satnamis but we should also keep in mind that he killed all his brothers, imprisoned and humiliated his father and also killed his beloved sister Roshanara. When Aurangzeb's sister died in a fire in 1644, he took three weeks to return home to Agra rather than rushing back immediately. When Aurangzeb won this content and in 1658 deposed his father Shah Jahan and imprisoned him in Agra Fort for the rest of his days, he not unreasonably justified his conduct on the ground he was merely treating Shah Jahan as Shah Jahan had sought to treat Jahangir and Jahangir had sought to treat Akbar. Aurangzeb said, “Begum Sahiba, why should I be worried about an ordinary fever when I have someone like you to take care of me?”. Thus, in 1652, Shuja betrothed his daughter to Aurangzeb’s eldest son, Sultan Muhammad, and Aurangzeb promised, his daughter to Shuja’s son. Aurangzeb killed Sambhaji and many others in the cruellest manner and there he was towards the end of his days, alone, far away from home, a pauper king who had destroyed his own empire with his single-minded obsession. How should we view Aurangzeb, the last of the Great Mughals, and perhaps the most polarising figure in pre-modern Indian history. In 1622 Prince Khurram, Jahangir’s second-best loved son, on whom he has just bestowed the title Shah Jahan, would dispose of his elder brother (the blind Prince Khusrau) and himself rebel against his father. He said, “If you need to issue firmaans to ensure that the common people behave as per the laws of Islam please go ahead. He was an Emperor, who had no vices, was extremely intelligent and worked hard like no one did. Aurangzeb, listen to me. Aurangzeb, along with their chief Kazi Abdul Wahab, a few key officials and Jaffar Khan sat in an office next to Moti Masjid. He was the third son and sixth child of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal. The other theme includes several literary expeditions of Dara and his sister, Jahanara and their spiritual connect with Mulla Shah. We deliver over 10 - 15 high quality articles with expert insights and views. The paradox of Aurangzeb’s long reign was that it left an Empire in tatters. Our business model is you and your subscription. The suggestion to remove all his liberties one by one to ensure his death had been made by his daughter! In the manner of any other imperial autocrat of that era, Aurangzeb was ruthless and cruel against his enemies. I was sure the Badshah Salamat would encourage us to spread the word of Islam.”, “But please ensure one thing,’ Aurangzeb said, his eyes half closed in contemplation. Dara was designated with the title Padshahzada-i-Buzurg Martaba ("Prince of High Rank") and was favoured as a successor by his father and his older sister, Princess Jahanara Begum. You must be aware of the amount of dissent she managed to create when you executed the fakir Sarmad.”, Encouraged by his silence as an implicit approval, she asked, “Are you aware that Jahanara was a disciple of the naked fakir, and she often met him in private?”. I am worried,” Roshanara said, holding his wrist to check his pulse. Dara Shikoh, the eldest son and heir-apparent of the fifth Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, was favoured as a successor by his father and his older sister Princess Jahanara Begum. The author shows through his fictional novel that Shah Jahan, so widely regarded as a loving Emperor, has his weaknesses, one of them being the inability to control his libido. “Badshah Shah Jahan still believes that he is the Shehenshah. It remained one of the cruelest acts of Aurangzeb but seen from a perspective of an Emperor trying to protect his Empire, one might understand the anger and need for revenge. “The Hakim said it was due to excessive strain of the shikar.”, “The Hakim does not know anything, Bhaijaan. His attention to public affairs was remarkable. Dara’s daughter, his favourite granddaughter, Jahanzeb Banu too is his companion. You are burning with fever. Was he a ruthless tyrant who did not even spare his family in his power bid and weakened the empire by his bigotry and ceaseless warring, or a determined, conscientious ruler but inflexible in his faith, as roughly par for his times. I will honour your firmaans.”, Kazi Abdul Wahab was overjoyed. Unable to accept the way Shivaji and his son Sambhaji escaped from Agra, he finally found his revenge when he captured Sambhaji and tortured him to death. Akbar's sister, Zeb ur Nisa, who had supported her brother during his rebellion, was also imprisoned by her father, Aurangzeb. His Empire was larger than that of Ashoka, the Guptas or any other Indian Empire before. It is a question of time; our father, if he remains imprisoned in the fort like an ordinary criminal, would die of heartbreak within no time.”, Aurangzeb knew Roshanara was speaking in riddles. Judging Aurangzeb by modern standard is not right. The Rathores under Durgadas and Ajit Singh continued their struggle against the Mughals until Aurangzeb's death. September 22, 1686 AD The last Adilshahi Sultan Sikandar Adilshah surrendered to Aurangzeb and consequently Bijapur was merged with the Mughal empire. The author, in one of his episodes, shows the other sister Roshanara, who sided with Aurangzeb from day one, as the main culprit behind Shah Jahan’s heartbreak and eventual death. Aurangzeb killed two of his brothers, the only reason why he didn't kill the third because he couldn't find him. Murad also became friendly with Aurangzeb. What’s the need to spend time in the Diwan-e-Aam when you are not well?”, “Begum Sahiba, it is just an ordinary fever. Copyright: Swarajya. He is unable to fathom why his father should at that age try and have sexual escapades with maids some as young as fifteen years. Deeming no man his relation, least of all their father, in due course each of Shah Jahan’s four sons would mobilise separately against him as against one another. He could see that Roshanara was visibly disturbed. The very capacity of the princes made the problem of succession more difficult, and threatened to make it … He was quite contended to have put his father away from public view. In 1602 he actually proclaimed himself Emperor, and in 1605, a few weeks before Akbar’s death, he re-erected that Ashoka pillar at Allahabad and, in a blatant assumption of Indian sovereignty, had his genealogy inscribed alongside the Mauryan edicts and Samudra-Gupta’s encomium. You mean Shah Jahan Badshah?”, “Why? It was Shah Jahan, who shifted the capital from Agra to Delhi after building the Red Fort in his last days. The sounds of the temple bells are a disturbance to a pious Musalmaan.”, “Kazi Sahab, the Mughal throne has dealt with such issues in a different manner ever since the time of Shehenshah Akbar. Coming to any simple conclusions about the Mughal Emperor would be at best naïve. He teased her saying, ‘If that be the case, why don’t you try some reverse voodoo magic?’, “On the royal prisoner at Agra Fort?”, “Hai Allah! The mullahs and the religious leaders, enjoying the rule under a devout Musalmaam like Aurangzeb took advantage of his religious beliefs and, often, blind faith in their advice. And the people he had sought to destroy with all his … In the novel, the author NS Inamdar shows how Aurangzeb was deeply troubled that many of his actions have been misinterpreted and misread by the people at large. Aurangzeb was unable to deny his elder sister’s request, and agreed reluctantly. Everyone knows how he threw his father Shah Jahan into Agra Fort where he remained till his death. The very fact that you are a Shehenshah and are spreading the word of Islam is equivalent to visiting the Haj ten times.”. And the sister of Sultan’s sister Shahzadi was sent to Delhi to accompany the princess to the princess. And so it went on. He had been on a trip after a gap of many years. 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