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Isa Khan's Tomb

Isa khan Niazi was born in 1453 and his last brother was born in 1478. He died in 1548 at the age of 95 in Delhi. The time of 1451 – 1525 was the golden period for these khans, It was the time when Lodhis were completely dominated in subcontinent (Hindustan). Isa Khan Niazi was a prominent member among the Ruling family. Being in the same tribal unit of nobels like Ibrahim Lodhi, Sher Shah Suri . The large part these families was attached with Delhi Derbar.

In the honor of great war of Haybat Khan Sher Shah Suri awarded Isa Khan Niazi a title Azam – e – Hyumayoo and also made him governor of Multan and send him to Multan in area Pergani Kuchi .Isa Khan's tomb was built during his lifetime ca 1547-48 AD, is situated near the Mughal Emperor Humayun's Tomb complex in Delhi which was built later, between 1562-1571 AD. Built within an enclosed octagonal garden, it bears a striking resemblance to other tombs of Sur dynasty monuments in the Lodhi Gardens. This octagonal tomb has distinct ornamentation in the form of canopies, glazed tiles and lattice screens and a deep veranda, around it supported by pillars. It stand south of the Bu Halima garden just as visitors enter the complex. An inscription on a red sandstone slab indicated that the tomb is of Masnad Ali Isa Khan, son of Niyaz Aghwan, the Chief chamberlain, and was built during the reign of Islam Shah Suri, son of Sher Shah, in 1547-48 A.D(present Mianwali) there were great confusion build up between Haybat Khan Niazi

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Taken on December 15, 2013