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Muhammad Shah I

Muhammad Shah-I: (11-2-1356-21-4-1375.A.D.): Muhammad Shah I was the second ruler of Bahmani Kingdom.

He introduced a council of eight ministers.

Gulbarga gained in importance by the splendid court maintained by Muhammad Shah-I.

Muhammad Shah-I continued the wars with Telangana and Vijaynagara. The King of Vijayanagara demanded the River Krishna and Tungabhadra doab. Muhammad Shah-I consistently refused this demand, but Bukka invaded the Raichur doab in 1362 A.D. Muhammad Shah-I had to concede the Vijaynagara demands.

His campaign in Telangana lasted for about two years and concluded with a treaty fixing Golconda as the boundary between the Bahmani Kingdom and Telangana. After this campaign, there was a period of peace and prosperity.

Jami masjid in the Gulbarga fort is the most important masjid built in 1367 A.D during the reign of Sultan Muhammad Shah-I.

Shah Bazar Mosque was constructed during the reign of Muhammad Shah I. It is quiet attractive with beautiful columns, arches and domes.

He was succeeded by Mujahid Shah.

Alauddin Mujahid (21-4-1375-16-4-1378, A.D)

Muhammad Shah-I was succeeded by his son Alauddin Mujahid, on 1375 A.D. He was then only 19 years old and reigned for a short period of less than three years, and was murdered on A.D. 1378.

Dawood-I (16-4-1378-21-5-1378):

Immediately on Mujahid Shah`s murder Dawood was proclaimed king of the Deccan. When Dawood-I was attending Friday Prayer in the great Jami mosque in Gulbarga fort he was stabbed by Bakah, while in the act of prostration before God.