@yusufpore @BharadwajSpeaks @AbdurRahman_IPS @Captain_of_caps @SamKhan999 @yusufpore has rendered yeoman service calling the bluff of the bigots. Congrats.
No time to cite primary sources.
But, Sardesai, in his New History of the Marathas also points out to his Muslim officials. JN Sarkar too. In fact, his confidential secretary was one Mulla Haidar.
@yusufpore @BharadwajSpeaks @AbdurRahman_IPS @Captain_of_caps @SamKhan999 It is also on record that the Muslim saint Baba Yakut of Kelsi was treated as his guru. Sardesai concludes: He was served as zealously by the Muslims as by the Hindus. He was never actuated by a hatred of the Muslims. He was no bigot.
@yusufpore @BharadwajSpeaks @AbdurRahman_IPS @Captain_of_caps @SamKhan999 He built a mosque opposite his palace at Raigarh for the use of his Muslim subjects.

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