Daulatabad


Daulatabad
   Town built by Muhammad bin Tughlaq (1325-1351) during 1326-1330 at the site of old Deogir, the capital of the Yadava rulers conquered by 'Ala al-Din Khalji (1296-1316). The court and a large part of the Delhi population shifted to Daulatabad on Muhammad bin Tughlaq's orders in 1326-1327. One obvious reason for this transfer was its central location. Some of the contemporaries, however, ascribe to the eccentric sultan the motive of causing hardships to the population of Delhi, who were suspected by him of being hostile toward his person. Eventually the new capi-tal was found unsuitable and the court returned to Delhi around 1335-1336.

Historical dictionary of Medieval India. . 2011.

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