Delhi Sultan - Khaljis

The Khalji Dynasty was a Muslim Dynasty of Turkic origin which ruled North India from 1290-1320 CE. They were the 2nd dynasty of the Delhi Sultanate. Known for assassins and tyrants, the Khaljis were a powerful dynasty who successfully stopped the Mongol invaders and raided the south of the subcontinent. Though of a Turkic origin, they had Afghani habits and customs and hence are sometimes considered as ethnic Afghans. Nearly all of Khaljis came to power by killing many of their family members and other contenders to the throne. In spite of being tyrants they introduced several land reforms and tried to gain the goodwill of the notabilities.

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