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Name : Mian Qadir Bukhsh.

S/o : Mian Rahim Bukhsh.

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He was a man on considerable learning and had a taste for poetry, his poetical name being Nadir. On the desire of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, he learnt the art of European artillery and gunnery, from French. Later he also wrote a book in Persian on the Science of gunnery, called 'Muftah-ul-Qila', and worked on science of medicine, in which he was well versed.

His book 'Muftah-ul-Qila' was taught as text book in millitary colleges for centry.

Ref: "History of Lahore" by Muhammad Latif (1862).

"Justice Shah Din" by Bashir Ahmad (1962).

"Empire & Islam", University of California (1988).