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Events of Saturday, the Twentieth of Jumadi al-Ula/22 February 1919
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[1416c] On this day, due to the lack of information on what was going on in Kabul and the sequestration of the telephone, Amir Nasr Allah Khan became increasingly nervous and after performing his prayers went into seclusion for consultations with ʿAbd al-Ahad Khan, Mirza Muhammad ʿUmar Khan, and ʿAli Ahmad Khan, son of Amir Muhammad Khan Daki (the post runner). When some of the intelligentsia of the Court and people in the know who were present saw him go into seclusion with those three men and…

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“Events of Saturday, the Twentieth of Jumadi al-Ula/22 February 1919”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 23 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000489>
First published online: 2016



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