Coming from Persia (now Iran), Mahmud Gawan brought with him fabrics, Ethiopian slaves, jewels and most importantly, Arabian horses. Imaduddin Mahmud Gawan (mehmUd gavAn) (ಮೆಹ್ಮೂದ್ ಗವಾನ್) belongs to that rare breed of administrators who rendered great service to the. Mahmud Gawan Madrasa is an old Islamic school (Madrasa), located in Bidar, Karnataka state of India. The school was built by Khwaza.

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In other projects Wikimedia Commons. This page was last edited on 10 Mayat His extensive library boasted of 3, manuscripts. He took several measures to spread education. MadarsaMahmud Gawan. The results show – with him reaching heritage gwaan that are as stunning as they are obscure. Talent such as that of Mahmud Gawan.

A Deccan story: Mahmud Gawan

This was all possible because Mahmud Gawan was familiar with renowned colleges at Mah,ud and Khorasan. Schemes in white, green and yellow showing floral patterns and arabesques. Mqhmud UniversityNow a Mosque. OpenStreetMap – Google Earth. Front side view-Madarsa Mahmud Gawan, Bidar. Sultan obtained control over the taxes levied by these governors. With the death of Gawan, all the cohesion and the power of the Bahamni Kingdom began to disappear.

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He divided the existing four parts of the kingdom to eight segments. He worked under three monarchs belonging to the Bahmani dynasty that ruled from Bidar.


The King realized his folly later and that of no consequence.

Boarding and lodging were free. On account of his contribution to the Bahamni in making rapid progress in different fields, Ferishta described Gawan as a fruit of the royal bawan and wrote an eulogy of him in about 40 lines. He raided the Vijayanagar Empire frequently. In a drunken and hazy state of mind, the Sultan ordered the execution of his chief minister.

Achievements and Reforms Made by Mahmud Gawan

Init was appropriated by Aurangzeb for use as a military barrack. He ordered the destruction of several temples.

Ina year old man stepped onto the dock at Mustafabad.

Part of a series on the. However his achievements are more meritorious than those of many a monarch.

They considered him a foreigner and his influence over the royalty brought in lot of contention. A pictorial exhibition of Islamic arts, paintings, and monuments. With a far superior resource and population base than Iran, the Deccan kingdoms were more wealthy and attracted talent. He established Bahamni control over the western coast as far as Dabhol and Goa.

Some of the reforms brought in by him were detrimental to the interest of the Governors from Dakhan. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. He loved the company of scholars. Its principal east facade, now partly ruined, faces the city’s main street leading to the citadel.


Mahmud Gawan Madrasa Native name Kannada: On every Friday night, he used to visit various places of worship of the Muslims.

The surface treatment is composed of color produced by glazed tiles of gawwn hues. At the last moment of his life he said his prayer in mahmue words. Unfortunately, plots were hatched to topple him; the kahmud forged a treasonous document purportedly from him. Inthe madrasa was damaged by lightning. Mahmud Gawan February 9,1: The Archaeology office is understaffed. Monument of National Importance. He slept on a mattress and his food was cooked in earthen vessels. Lands were properly measured and ownership documents were created.

Thus came the end of the scholar statesman. The tower minar has been faced with enameled tiles of different colours in zig zag lines round the lower half of it. Powered by Create your own unique website with customizable templates. He conquered many ports in the Eastern coast and thus established avenues for oceanic trade between the Bahmani kingdom and some countries in the Middle East.