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The conquests of northern India were executed mainly by Qutb-ud-din Aibak, which helped Ghori to consolidate his position there. After all he himself was a gifted soldier and a great military leader. He expanded the empire, shifted the capital to Delhi and established an organized army. Published by Historical Society, 1979. This left to a brief lull as nearly everybody did not adhered to the contents of the will. Qutb-ud-din faced him and forced him to return back.
He did not make fresh invasions during his reign and tried to establish law and order and to strengthen his army. He could not depend on the loyalty of all his Turkish officers who were jealous of him. He soon became one of the favourites of Sultan Mohammad. After paying much attention to his proposal Aibak provided him military assistance by which he could get the throne of Bengal again and began to rule under the suzerainty of Delhi Sultanate. Kurma Devi would eventually follow her, but first she had unfinished business to tend to. When Ghuri died in 1206, the Turkish Amirs and Generals elected Aibak as the new Sultan.
He also constructed the Alai Darwaja, the entrance gate of Qutub Minar. That is why mostly he remained at Lahore instead of Delhi. Qutubuddin Aibak, a ruler of , was the first ruler of the Delhi Sultanate and also the founder of the Slave dynasty. In the meanwhile an interesting situation arose which went in favour of Qutb-ud-din. He ruled only for four years. After Muhammad Ghori was killed by Prithviraj Chauhan. He attacked Mewar once again and captured Karna Singh son of Kurma Devi.
The fortified city contained a palace and a hall called Hazaar Sutoon Hall of a Thousand Pillars. Aibak was known as Lakh Baksh because of his generosity. It is among the monuments that get the highest tourist footfall in India. Tajuddin Yaldoz: The entire period of the reign of Qutbuddin Aibak passed in struggle. However when the master died, his jealous sons sold Qutubuddin Aibak to a slave merchant.
By the 13th century, the sobriquet of Delhi was the Qubbat ul-Islam, which means the Dome of Islam. He married the daughter of Tāj al-Dīn Yildiz of Ghazna, one of the other principal claimants to succeed Muʿizz al-Dīn, and, by other judiciously arranged marriages, consolidated his rule. These architectures were later completed by his successor Shamsuddin Iltutmish. In the saime year Aibak got success against the Jats and conquered the fort of Ranthambor. During one of the raids, the local Mongols were tempted to join their brethren. The Rajputs were also a huge threat, who were defeated and the sovereignty of North India was snatched away from their hands by the Turks, so they were fighting against the Turks at different places. First of all he consolidated his position in Delhi and Lahore and then persuaded the Turkish nobles to recognize his sovereignty.
Therefore, it is correct to call them early Turk Sultans or the Mameluk Sultans of Delhi. It was he who shifted the capital first from Ghazni to Lahore, and then from Lahore to Delhi, and thus is considered as the first Muslim ruler of South Asia. After his death, when Aibak came to the throne, he ruled over those places where he was appointed as the local receiver-general of Sultan Ghori. Thus he prohibited the practice of Muslim women going out to worship at graves of saints and erased paintings from the palace. Six years later, in 1296, he was murdered by his nephew and son-in-law, Alauddin Khilji, at the banks of the Ganga.
Nizami, this was due to the weak position of Qutb-ud-din over the throne of Delhi as Muhammad of Ghur did not decide anything about his succession in India before his death; therefore each of his governors and lieutenants was left free to decide his own course of action. With capital at Delhi, Aibak subjugated areas between the Ganga and Yamuna rivers. He gave away his daughter to Iltutmish and his sister to Nasiruadin Qubacha in marriage. Eventually, Aibak was appointed to military command and became an able general of Muhammad of Ghor. Yeldoz had no way out. With his headquarters at Delhi, Quṭb subjugated areas between the and Jumna rivers. He married his sister to Nasiruddin Qabacha.