Ancestral village of Bahlul Lodi in Pakhtunkhwa

According to Ain-i-Akbari, Malik Bahram, the grandfather of Sultan Bahlul Lodi, belonged to the region/town of Bilot (marked in the map). Abul Fazal, (the author of Ain-i-Akbari) had most likely acquired this info from Tarikh-i-Ibrahim Shahi, the official history of Lodis, which is no longer extant.   Bilot is located in Dera Ismail Khan district of … Read more

Malot fort in India, a 15th century fort built by a Pashtun

  Ruins of Malot fort on hill top (Hoshiarpur district, Indian Punjab). Source   Malot fort was founded in the reign of Sultan Bahlul Lodi by Tatar Khan Yousaf Khel Lodi. [1]. Ghazi Khan Lodi, son of Daulat Khan Lodi (Sikandar and Ibrahim Lodi’s governor of Punjab) possessed a library of valuable books at Malot … Read more