Ghulam Husain Salim

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Ğulām Husayn “Salīm” Zaydpūrī was a historian who migrated to Bengal and was employed there as a postmaster to the East India Company serving under George Udny (a Commercial Resident of the East India Company). At Udny’s request, the author composed a history of Bengal entitled Riyāż al-salātīn, completed in 1787-8. He died in 1817-18.

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