Rahim Khane Khanam Tomb – UPSC Prelims

  • Located in Nizamuddin, Delhi it was built by Rahim for his wife in 1598.
  • Bulbous domes, canopies and arches, charbagh pattern and use of Red sandstone and marble are important features.
About Rahim
  • Rahim was one of the Navratnanas, a reputed military commander and a poet in the court of emperor Akbar.
  • He is known as the proponent of a secular all-embracing all-encompassing culture of inclusiveness.
  • He wrote extensively in Braj, Sanskrit, Arabic and Persian. He translated Babur’s autobiography
  • Baburnama from Turkish to Persian.

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