The Glorious Reign Of Sultan Zain-Ul-Abidin Bud Shah (A Great Muslim Ruler Of Kashmir 1420-1470 A.D.)

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Dr. Nadia Mehrdin , Dr.Aneela Saleem , Dr.Fayyaz Hussain , Dr. Arooba Masroor Siddiqui , Hejab-i-Zahra Sandhu , Yasmin Akhtar , Tayyba Rasool


This research work explores the transformative reign of Sultan Zain-ul-Abidin, also known as Bud Shah, during the 15th century in Kashmir. Through an in-depth analysis of his governance, policies, and action plans over the span of 50-year (1420-1470 A.D.), this paper illuminates the profound impact of this great emperor on the history of region. Sultan Zain-ul-Abidin's visionary leadership is scrutinized in various dimensions, including economic development, religious harmony, literary translation, craft education, infrastructure, healthcare, and foreign policy. The research, based on descriptive historical analysis from secondary sources, highlights the comprehensive nature of his contributions, such as educational reforms, economic policies fostering trade and agriculture, religious inclusivity, promotion of craft education, architectural endeavors, healthcare advancements, and diplomatic strategies. The study underscores the enduring legacy of Sultan Zain-ul-Abidin, portraying his rule as a golden age that significantly shaped the cultural, economic, and political landscape of Kashmir.

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