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- Fatehpur Sirki

Inspired by the Hinduism and completed in seven years, Fatehpur Sirki stands in the form of a quadrilateral. Together with the Akbar’s own palace the city was consisted of many sections mainly the mosques, quarters, gardens, baths, and halls. The sandstone used in the city enables to ornament the building by the talented stonemasons same as wood. It was said that Akbar, sometimes had been joining the stonemasons for enjoying himself. Unfortunately the rich and magnificent city of Fatehpur Sikri did not have a good fortune. It was neither on the trunk road nor on the water way like Agra on the Jumna River. The city lost its attraction and was deserted with the beginnings 1586.
The talented but indeed poor Persian noble Mirza Ghiyas Beg reached Fatehpur Sikri in the year of 1577 to Akbar’s presence with his wife and new born daughter Mehrunissa seeking to work at Mogul’s service like his other Persian relatives. Impressed by his ambitious figure Akbar positioned him as the treasurer of Kabul and promoted to the imperial court at Agra in 1596. During time, his daughter Mahrunissa became an attractive woman talented in music, poetry, dancing and was married with a courageous Persian soldier called as Sher Afgan. Indeed the passion between Akbar’s son prince Salim and Ghiyas Beg’s Mahrunissa was a real question, the divine love between Akbar’s grandson Shah Jahan and Ghiyas Beg’s granddaughter Arjumand Banu who was then known as Mumtaz Mahal was the very real.
Akbar lived his golden age in his forties around 1580 with his power and charismatic figure emphasising clearly with his posture that he was the king. Akbar’s sense of equity made him praised by the Empire’s people of all ranks.

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