NIJĀTULLAH SHĀH, SAYYID, British news-writer at the Sikh capital of Lahore. Press lists of old records refer to his news-diaries which give an account of the political state of affairs in the kingdom. He reports the events at Peshāwar, the withdrawal of the British garrison at Jalālābād, and the return of the British army from Kābul in 1842.


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  2. Chopra, B.R., Kingdom of the Punjab. Hoshiarpur, 1969
  3. Sethi, R.R., The Lahore Darbar. Shimla, 1950

B. S. Nijjar