arwiki غياث الدين بلبن ألغ خان; azbwiki غیاث الدین بلبن; azwiki Sultan Qıyasəddin Balaban; bnwiki গিয়াসউদ্দিন বলবন; cawiki Balban; enwiki Ghiyas ud din. Ghiasuddin Balban is the greatest Sultan of the Slave dynasty and an extremely Buried, The burial chamber of Ghiyas ud din Balban is famous as the Tomb of. Nasir-ud-din-Mahmud was just a nominal King; the real power was in the hands of Ghiyas-ud-din Balban, a slave of Iltutmish, who belonged to.

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If they failed to do so, a severe penalty will be imposed upon them. One of his nobles, Malik Baqbaq, the governor of Budaunwas punished for ordering one of his slaves to be beaten to death, apparently when being drunk.

He played the ghiysuddin of a kingmaker. If we look deeper, with this kind of statement, Balban wanted to emphasize the sacredness of the status of a king. It appears that resentment between the brothers had to come to a degree that made the Sultan poison his brother.

He broke up the ‘Chahalgani’, a group of the forty most important nobles in the court.


As a conclusion, it is undeniable that Sultan Balban was one of the great rulers, who was able to consolidate his authority in Delhi through reforming policies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.

Besides he was a very ghiyaxuddin father. InBalban married his daughter to Sultan Nasir-ud-din, the youngest son of Iltutmish.

He was the son of a Turkic noble of Central Asia of the Ilbari tribe. His court was very disciplined and nobody could even dare to smile in his court. At first, he promoted the junior Turks to important positions and placed them on par with the Forty. Hence, Balban put his son Muhammad in charge of the Southern frontier. His followers were also mercilessly put to death. He was 81 years old. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.


By using this site, you agree to balbban Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Muiz ud din Qaiqabad grandson. The old Muqta’s, who could not serve as military commanders emirs for their revenue, were to be dismissed from their fief and settled with a pension of forty to fifty tankas. He then nominated his son Bughra Khan as balbwn governor of Bengal. They were also paid in cash but the revenue from their land was collected by the government.

He appointed tall and fearsome body-guards who stood round him with their swords drawn and dazzling in bxlban sun. Most probably, he was encouraged by the old age of Balban as well as frequent Mongol invasions.

Balban at first made out his concept of theory of kingship to his subjects. He then built military outposts, gave land to soldiers and Afghans to settle.

Zaminbos, the Persian culture, was introduced by him. Balban died late in AD. When the royal forces were sent against them they took refuge in the jungles. He started Iranian method Sijda and Paibos to the sultan in India. For this reason it got the epithet of ‘Bulgakpur’ city of rebellion.

Biography of Ghiyas-ud-din Balban

The Islamization of Sindh by an Umayyad general, Muhammad Ibn Qasim CE become a stepping stone for the next great rulers to enlarge their missions by invading other important territories in India. Balban considered himself, the king, as the deputy of God on earth.

Sultan Iltutmish was impressed with his intelligence, ability and loyalty. During the reign of Balban, Some severe rebellions took place balbxn he put down with a strong hand. Balban meted out exemplary punishments to the relatives and followers of Tughral hanging them in the open market place at Lakhnauti and stayed there ghiyasudddin some more days to organise the administration and consolidate Delhi’s hold over the province.

He had not forgotten that they had reduced the Sultan to the position of a figure-head by ghiyasuddi all his powers. He put down a number of internal rebellions and also checked the external aggressions especially of Mongols. Islam is a religion of mercy and concerns about the rights of people as taught by the Prophet Muhammad s.


To reduce their influence upon balbsn, he imposed harsh punishments for any members of the group even for slight mistakes committed by them. The concept of theory of kingship is that the right to rule is given by the God and not by the people and for his actions whether good or bad, the ruler is answerable and accountable to God but ablban to the people he rules.

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Later he was brought to Delhi where Iltutmush purchased him. Balban’s military reign also distinguished with his success repelling Mongol army. Further by organizing an efficient espionage system, he was successful in establishing law and order in the country. Where ghiyasudsin Darul Aman and where is the grave of Ghiyasuddin Balban?

Prince Muhammad was his most favorite son. He made the Muslim rule in India so strong that it lasted in one ghijasuddin or the other till Balban clearly knew that in the path of his despotism, the Forty would be a great obstruction.

Ghiasuddin Balban Biography

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Notify me of new comments via email. In the western border, Lahore was then under the sphere of Mongol influence and Sind and Multan were always exposed to their invasion. In the yearKushki Lal Red Palacewas again filled with mournful wails of men, women, ghiyasudddin, concubines, all. Nasir-ud-din Mahmud died in and Balban ascended balbann throne by assuming the title of Ghiyasuddin Balban.