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.
Cypress Tomb or Sarvwala Maqbara, built mid-18th century. It holds the body of Sharfun Nisa Begum. She was the sister of Nawab Zakaria Khan Mughal. Cypress Tomb is located about 200 meters north of Dai Anga's tomb. Its name derives from the cypress tree ornamentation on the upper portion of the tomb