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Sārangpur
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, a small town in Central India, before Partition in the Native State of Dewās, now in the Shajapur District of the state of Madhya Pradesh in the Indian Union (lat. 23° 34′ N, long. 76° 24′ E). It is essentially a Muslim town, founded by the sultans of Mālwā [q.v.], but on an ancient site. It was reputedly the location of a battle in 840/1437 when Maḥmūd K̲h̲ald̲j̲ī I of Mālwā was defeated by the forces of Mēwāŕ [q.v.], and, of more certain historicity, it was captured in 932/1526 from Maḥmūd II of Mālwā by Rāṇā Sāṇgā [q.v.] of Čitawr. Then in 968/1561 it was seized by Akbar from the local…

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Bosworth, C.E., “Sārangpur”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 24 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_6624>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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