Bahmani Kingdom

Recently, the Karnataka High Court directed the Kalaburagi district authorities to remove encroachments from the historical fort of the Bahmani Kingdom in the city.

About Bahmani Kingdom

  • The Bahmani Kingdom rose to power after the Turkish Governor; Ala-ud-din Hassan Bahman Shan established an independent empire by revolting against the Sultan of Delhi, Muhammad Bin Tughlaq in 1347.
  • It was the first independent Islamic kingdom in South India that rose to power.
  • It comprised present-day Karnataka, Maharashtra, and Andhra Pradesh.
  • Bahmanis set up their capital at Ahsanabad (Gulbarga) between 1347 and 1425 and later moved to Bidar.
  • There were a total of fourteen sultans ruling ....
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