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South Indian Inscriptions


 

BOMBAY-KARNATAKA INSCRIPTIONS

THE MUSLIM RULERS

Ibrahim Adilshah

No.265

(B.K. No. 70 of 1928-29)

BILGI, BILGI TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On a stone built into a wall of the well called Rayarabhavi

Ibrahim Ad Ishah, 1605 A.D.

This is dated Saka 1526, Krodhi, Magha su. 2, Friday, Dhanishtha-nakshatra.  The details of the date correspond to 1605 A.D., January 11.  The sultan of Bijapur is refered to as the son of Ali Adishah.

It records the completion of a charitable well at Bilagi by Khanderaya-pandita, who was holding the thane under Vajira, Khane-Ajam, Yakuta-khana who was in charge of the Bilagi-samatha as Mokhasi.  It is stated that the digging of the well was started on Saka 1525, Subhakrit, Adhika-Ashadha paurnami, Monday, Mula-nakshatra, corresponding t0 1603 A.D., June 13.  The cyclic year was, however, Sobhana. Of  No.264 below.

No.266

(B.K. No. 71 of 1928-29)

BILGI, HUNGUND  TALUK, BIJAPUR DISTRICT

On another stone in the same place

Ibrahim Adil Shah, 1605 A.D.

This record in Marathi language and Nagari characters, is another version of the above inscription.

Muhammad Shah

No.268

(B.K. No. 202 of 1928-29)

ANNIGERI, NAVALGUND TALUK,  DHARWAR DISTRICT

On a slab set up near as well called Hudeda-bhavi

Muhammad Shah, 1646 A.D.

This is dated Saka 1567, Vyaya, Margasira su. 3, Sunday, corresponding to 1646 A.D., November 29, Sunday f.d.t.32. The Saka year was current.

The ruling king is apparently  Muhammad Shah, the Adilshahi Sultan who is refered to by the Hindu prasasti and stated to be the overlord of the kingdom of vidyapura, i.e., Bijapur.

It records the grant of a cowl exempting the taxes for a peiod of twelve years to the chiefs and representatives of Rustumpethe, newly built in Annigere-sime by Rustummajamasaheba, son of Ranadullakana-saheba, who was the agent of the Sultan.

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