Malik e Maidan tope in Bijapur

a Deccani scientist Hassan Chalebi Rumi Khan who migrated from Rome and hot employment under the Nizam Shahi Kingdom of Ahmednagar forged the Malik e Maidan tope or cannon.

This gun was installed on the bastion of Parenda fort, when Bijapur troops won the war Murari Pundit brought it to Bijapur as a war trophy and installed on a special bastion which was built for this cannon and named it Sherza Burz

( information via Abdul Aziz Rajput)

We visited it recently

Leave a Reply