KS Lal 


Kishori Saran Lal (1920–2002) was an Indian historian. He wrote many historical books, mainly on medieval India. He obtained his master's degree in 1941 at the University of Allahabad. In 1945 he obtained his D.Phil. with a dissertation on the history of the Khaljis. This dissertation formed the basis for his book "History of the Khaljis". He started his career as a Lecturer of History in the Allahabad University, though he served in this position only for a brief period. In 2001 he was appointed chairman of the Indian Council for Historical Research (ICHR).

Articles

Legacy of Muslim rule in India - Music & Architecture

Excerpt | Posted On: 17 Jan 2019

The desire for a composite culture notwithstanding, the history of Hindu-Muslim encounters tells a story that modern Indians won't be comfortable with.

Sex Slavery In Islamic India

Excerpt | Posted On: 03 Aug 2017

Enslavement of women, children and men, followed by their sexual exploitation was an integral part of the Muslim rule in Medieval India.

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