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Farman by the Mughal ruler Jahangir

Date 16 Sha'ban 1021 / 12.10.1612 - 12.10.1612
Content Jahangir gives his permission to the European Padris for building a church in Ahmadabad, Gujarat.
Type farman
Category Imperial and Royal Decrees
Script shikastah-nasta'liq
Archive Catholic Mission Archives, Agra
Publication Father Felix. "Farmans, Parwanahs and Sanads issued in favour of the Jesuit Missionaries." Journal of the Panjab Historical Society: Special Number 5, 1 (1916): 1-53. 17-18
Keywords Mughals | church | Jesuits | religious minorities | Christians
Individuals Jahangir, Muhammad Nur al-Din
Places Gujarat | India | Ahmadabad
Notes The date given in the farman is: "(Dated) the 20th of the month of mihr of the Divine year, 7th (of the Emperor's reign)"
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