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Narnala Fort, Maharashtra was built by the Gonds during the 10th century AD, named in the honour of King Narnal Singh and Delhi Sultanate architecture has been employed in its construction. For more visit the page. #history #archaeology #architecture #fort

House of worship: Nili (Blue) Masjid dates back to the Lodis, the dynasty that ruled Delhi Sultanate from mid-15th to the early 16th century. Photo: Ramesh Sharma

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India History - The Delhi Sultanate is a term used to cover five short-lived dynasties, Delhi based kingdoms or sultanates, mostly of Turkic and Pashtun (Afghan) origin in medieval India. The sultanates ruled from Delhi between 1206 and 1526, when the last was replaced by the Mughal dynasty. The five dynasties were the Mamluk dynasty (1206–90); the Khilji dynasty (1290–1320); the Tughlaq dynasty (1320–1414); the Sayyid dynasty (1414–51); and the Afghan Lodi dynasty (1451–1526).


Delhi Sultanate - Tughlaq dynasty is remembered for its architectural patronage, particularly for ancient lats (pillars, left image).[50] Dated to be from 3rd century BC, and of Buddhist and Hindu origins, the Sultanate initially wanted to use the pillars to make Mosque minarets. Firoz Shah decided otherwise, and had them installed near Mosques. The meaning of Brahmi script on the pillar (right) was unknown in Firoz Shah's time.[51] The inscription was deciphered by James Prinsep about 480…