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Baglana was a small Rajput kingdom of India that was situated on the main trade route between Surat and Daulatabad and Golkonda, with Burhanpur nearby.[1] Over a period of many centuries up until 1637, the kingdom had paid a tribute to various Muslim rulers. In that year, Shah Jahan, the Mughal Emperor, placed his young son Aurangzeb in command of a force that successfully and easily annexed the lands. The territory was put under the administrative control of a Mughal faujdar as a part of Khandesh province. The erstwhile Raja of Baglana did not long survive the conquest and his successor converted to Islam.[2]


  1. ^ Gommans, Jos J. L. (2002). Mughal Warfare: Indian Frontiers and Highroads to Empire 1500-1700. London: Routledge. p. 33. ISBN 9780415239899. Retrieved 30 September 2012.
  2. ^ Richards, John F. (1996). The Mughal Empire. The New Cambridge History of India. 5 (Reprinted ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 128. ISBN 9780521566032. Retrieved 29 September 2012.

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