Khalji dynasty

second dynasty in Delhi Sultanate

The Khalji dynasty was a Muslim dynasty of Turkic origin. It ruled large parts of South Asia between 1290 and 1320.[1][2][3] It covered Eastern Pakistan and much of present-day India.

Map of Khalji sultanate within South Asia.

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  1. "Khalji Dynasty". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 2014-11-13. This dynasty, like the previous Slave dynasty, was of Turkish origin, though the Khaljī tribe had long been settled in Afghanistan. Its three kings were noted for their faithlessness, their ferocity, and their penetration of the Hindu south.
  2. Dynastic Chart The Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 2, p. 368.
  3. Sen, Sailendra (2013). A Textbook of Medieval Indian History. Primus Books. pp. 80–89. ISBN 978-9-38060-734-4.