Swat History

AGREEMENT WITH THE NIKPI KHELS, SHAMEZAIS AND SEBUJNIS OF THE MALAKAND AGENCY not to allow the Sartor Fakir or enemies of the Government of India through their country, dated 24th December 1898

We, the Khans and Maliks of Shamezai, Sebujni and Nikpi Khel clans, do hereby agree that we will not now or in future allow the Sartor Fakir or enemies of Government or the enemies of the Nawab of Dir or other fanatical men into our territories, nor will we allow any other men from the left bank to enter into the country on the right bank to create trouble. If we act against any of the above conditions or are found to be in league with the Fakir or enemies of Government or the Nawab, we are responsible to the Nawab and to the Government who will be free to inflict on us such punishment as they deem fit. We have executed this agreement as a Sanad for the future, and our seals and signatures of the following detail are affixed. Dated 2nd Shahr Shaban-ul-Mazam 1316 Hijri.

 (Here follow the signatures)

Verified before me.

H.A.DEANE

Political Agent, Dir, Swat and Chitral.

The 24th December 1898.

 

SOURCE OF INFORMATION (REFERENCE):

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