See also:town is situated on a canal 15 M . E. of the
See also:Indus, with a railway station, 20 M . S. of
See also:Sukkur, on the
See also:Kotri-Rohri branch of the
See also:North-Western railway, which here crosses a corner of the state . Pop . (1901), 14,014 . There are manufactures of
See also:cloth, carpets, goldsmiths'
See also:work and arms, and an export
See also:trade in
See also:grain and oilseeds . The chief, or mir, of Khairpur belongs to a Baluch
See also:family, known as the Talpur, which
See also:rose on the fall of the Kalhora
See also:dynasty of
See also:Sind . About 1813, during the troubles in
See also:Kabul incidental to the
See also:establishment of the Barakzai dynasty, the mirs were able to withhold the tribute which up to that date had been somewhat irregularly paid to the rulers of
See also:Afghanistan . In 1832 the individuality of the Khairpur state was recognized by the
See also:government in a treaty under which the use of the
See also:river Indus and the roads of Sind were secured . When the first Kabul expedition was decided on, the mir of Khairpur,
See also:Murad, cordially supported the British policy; and the result was that, after the battles of
See also:Meeanee and Daba had put the whole of Sind at the disposal of the British, Khairpur was the only state allowed to retain its
See also:political existence under the
See also:protection of the paramount power . The chief mir, Faiz Mahommed Khan, G.C.I.E., who was an enlightened ruler, died in 1909, shortly after returning from a pilgrimage to the Shiite
See also:shrine of
See also:Kerbela .
KHAIREDDIN (Khair-ed-Din = " Joy of Religion '°) (...
KHAIRPUR, or KHYRPOOR
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