Zakariya Khan Bahadur
|Zakariya Khan Bahadur|
|Service/branch||Subedar of Punjab|
|Rank||Wali, Faujdar, Ispahsalar, Subedar|
|Battles/wars||Mughal-Sikh Wars, Nader Shah's invasion of the Mughal Empire|
Zakariya Khan Bahadur, (d.1747) was the Mughal Empire's viceroy of Lahore from 1726, succeeding his father, Abdus Samad Khan Bahadur, in the post. He continued and extended his father's policy of severe persecution of Sikhs, and thousands of Sikhs were killed during his period in the post.
- The advanced study in history of the Punjab: Volume 1; G. S. Chhabra (1968), p 346
- Punjab district gazetteers, Volume 9, 1987, p 72