Swat History

TEXT OF AGREEMENT WITH THE AZZI KHELS OF THE MALAKAND AGENCY not to allow the Sartor Fakir or enemies of the Government of India through their country, dated 5th December 1898.

We, Malik Jamal Khan, Malik Gujar, Shadal Khan, Jojan Khan, Khubdad Khan, Mujawari Khadikhel, Mujawari Pir Khel, Najim Khan and others of the full Jirga of Azzi Khels, do hereby agree that in future we will serve the Government sincerely and honestly, and that our relations with Government shall be such as those of the Musa Khels, Aba Khels, Babuzais, Khan Khels and others. We further agree that we will not allow the Fakir or nay other fanatical person in our territory of Azzi Khels. We have executed and given these few lines of our free will, in the presence of the full Jirga of Khan Khels, namely, Inayatullah Khan, Amir Muhammad Khan, Amin Khan and others of full Jirga of Thana, so that it may be a Sanad for the future. It should be known that this original (agreement) has been given to Major Deane and an attested copy thereof will remain with us.

Executed on 21st Rajab-ul-Morajab 1316, corresponding to 5th December, 1898, at Thana, Swat, in the Hujra of Inayatullah Khan.

(Here follow the signatures)

Verified before me.

H.A. DEANE,

Political Agent, Dir, Swat and Chitral.

THANA:

5th December 1898.

SOURCE OF INFORMATION (REFERENCE):

A COLLECTION OF TREATIES, ENGAGEMENTS AND SANADS (VOUME XI), Compiled by  C.U. Aitchison, Dehli: Mangar of Publications, 1933, Pages 435.

The Chief Editor of the website (www.swatencyclopedia.com) is Jalal Uddin. He hails from Saidu Sharif, Swat. He is M.phil Scholar and his research field is Swat State. He regularly writes on Swat State and its various aspects.
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The Chief Editor of the website (www.swatencyclopedia.com) is Jalal Uddin. He hails from Saidu Sharif, Swat. He is M.phil Scholar and his research field is Swat State. He regularly writes on Swat State and its various aspects.
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