Question

During the second decade of the eighteenth century numerous independent dynasties were founded in different parts of India. The dynasty founded by Chin Qulich Khan (popularly known as Nizam-ul-mulk) in the Deccan known as

A

Qutb Shahi

B

Asafjahi

C

Adil Shahi

D

Muhajamjahi

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Solution

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B

Asafjahi

During the second decade of the eighteenth century numerous independent dynasties were founded in different parts of India. Asafjahi dynasty was founded by Chin Qulich Khan (popularly known as Nizam-ul-mulk) in the Deccan. The Asafjahi was a dynasty which ruled the Kingdom of Hyderabad. It had Turkic origins tracing to the region around Samarkand. The family came to India in the late 17th century, and became employees of the Mughal Empire.

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