Mian Ghulam Shah Kalhoro

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This article is about the Sindhi shah. For the 20th-century king of Sindh, see Kalhora.
Ghulam Shah Kalhoro
Shah Wardi Khan
Shrine Mian Ghulam Shah Kalhoro.jpg
ميان غلام شاه ڪلهوڙو
Reign 1757  – 1772
Predecessor Noor Mohammad Kalhoro
Successor Mian Sarfraz Kalhoro
Died 1772
Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan
Burial Hyderabad
House Kalhora
Dynasty Kalhora Dynasty
Father Noor Mohammad Kalhoro
Mother Mai Gullan
Religion Islam

Mian Ghulam Shah Kalhoro (died 1772) Sindhi: ميان غلام شاه ڪلهوڙو ‎) was famous ruler of the Kalhora Dynasty whose rule began in 1757 when he was appointed ruler of Sindh by tribal Chiefs of kalhora replacing his brother Mian Muradyab Kalhoro.
He was recognized and bestowed upon title of Shah Wardí Khan by Afghan King Ahmad Shah Durrani. He was able to bring stability in Sindh after the rule of Main Noor Mohammad Kalhoro; he reorganized the country and defeated the Marathas and their permanent vassal the Rao of Kuchch in the Thar Desert and returned victoriously. Ghulam Shah also ordered construction of the Shrine of Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai.[1]

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  1. ^ Khan, Mohammad Hussain. "Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai's 272nd urs kicks off in Bhit Shah". Dawn. Retrieved 4 March 2017. The shrine witnesses a turnout of close to 500,000 devotees including foreigners during the three days.