Sirat-e Firoz Shahi
Documentary heritage submitted for inclusion in the Memory of the World Register in 2012.
It is the only known copy of the extended and enlarged version of the Futuhat-e Firoz Shahi, the short autobiographical writing of Sultan Firoz Shah (1351-88) who was the last great ruler of the Tughluq dynasty. This dynasty was the last Turkish dynasty to rule over India rose to power in 1320 CE. It was replaced by the Syed dynasty in 1414. Firoz Shah is particularly famous for his measures of public charity and promotion of learning and sciences. The book, Sirat-e Firoz Shahi, offers a detailed account of these aspects of Firoz's reign, and is therefore a valuable historical document.
- Year of submission: 2012
- Country: India