Swat History

TEXT OF AGREEMENT OF THE JINKI KHELS OF THE MALAKAND AGENCY not to allow the Sartor Faqir or enemies of the Government of India through their country, dated 16th December 1898.

We, Abdul Rahman Khan and Abdul Rahim Khan, Khans of Shar and others of Jinki Khel Jirga, Upper Swat, do hereby agree that we will serve Government in future sincerely and honestly and our relations with Government will be the same as those of the Musa Khels, Aba Khels, Babuzais, Maturezais, Khan Khels and others of Swat. We further agree that we will not allow the Fakir or any other seditious person to enter our territory of Jinki Khels. Therefore, we have executed and given these few lines of our free will, in the presence of full jirga of Khan Khels, Musa Khels, Aba Khels, Babuzais, Maturezais, Azzi Khels, at Thana, so that it may be a Sanad in the future.

P.S. This original (agreement) has been handed over to Major Deane and an attested copy there of under his signature will remain with us.

Dated 2nd Shaban 1316 Hijri corresponding to 16th December 1898.

(Here follow the signatures)

Verified by me.

H.A. Deane,

Political Agent, Dir, Swat and Chitral.

THANA:

16th 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 433-434

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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