Ali Mardan Khan was the Safavid governor of Qandahar. He had been in obligation with his revenues. Shah Tahmasp requested him to appear at the court. He desired the assistance from the governor of Kabul. The commander of Ghazni surrendered Qandahar to the Mughals in 1638. He took refuge in Delhi.
The Shalimar Garden was built by the great Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. It is a great example of Mughal architecture. The construction of the garden started in 1641 A.D. and it was completed in a year. It was used as the Royal pleasure Garden during 16th to the 19th century. The Shalimar Garden is located