Aurungzeb


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Au·rung·zeb

 (ôr′əng-zĕb′)

Au•rang•zeb

or Au•rung•zeb

(ˈɔr əŋˌzɛb)

n.
1618–1707, Mogul emperor of Hindustan 1658–1707.
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Chairman Senator Hilal ur Rehman presided over the meeting while senators including Muahmmad Saleh Shah, Aurungzeb Khan, Hidayat Ullah, Sajjad Hussain Turi, Malik Najmul Hassan, Ahmed Hassan, Khanzada Khan, Sitara Ayaz and officials of FATA Secretariat were attended the meeting.
The following historical 'fable' illustrates the above assertion rather graphically: Mughal emperor Shah Jehan, who was imprisoned by his son Aurungzeb in a solitary confinement at Agra Fort, once requested his emperor son to allow him to teach Koran to some children for a couple of hours every day, so to break the monotony of his stifling solitude.
Tenders are invited for Complete Maintenance Of Garden Features And Potted Plant in connection with Maintenance Operation Garden Area Attached To 33 Aurungzeb Road Secretary General House Lok Sabha Under Hort Sub Division 1 Ii New Delhi Dg 2015 16 .
The legend, established for centuries now, has it that the justification for the humiliating execution of Prince Dara Shukoh by his brother Aurungzeb in 1659 was Dara's heresy.
Aurungzeb spent the better part of his reign trying to crush revolts in Southern India.
Emperor Aurungzeb is known to have inscribed several passages of the manuscript himself, and he had reserved a special section of his palace for the artists who completed it.
An interesting situation arose, when, while filling in for absent ministers, he was bestowed with the title of international minister by Abdul Ghani Talpur, while Tahira Aurungzeb called him as guest actor.
Athar Ali, The Mughal Nobility Under Aurungzeb (New Delhi: Asia Publishing House, 1970).