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Uday Lāl, Dastūr al-siyāq

[Preliminary Entry] Uday Lāl worked as a revenue officer of the Awadh princely state under Sa‘ādat ‘Alī Ḫān (r. 1798-1814). He wrote the Dastūr al-siyāq (1226/1811), where he translated, from Sanskrit or Hindi, the sections dealing with methods for measuring land and revenue assessment of a work on mathematics, the Buddhiprakāśa.

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Bibliography:

Hadi, Nabi, 2001, History of Indo-Persian Literature, New Delhi, Iran Culture House, pp. 623-624

Monzavī, Aḥmad, 1362 š./1983, Fihrist-i muštarak-i nusḫahā-yi ḫaṭṭī-yi fārsī-yi Pākistān, Islamabad, Iran Pakistan Institute of Persian Studies, vol. 1, p. 202

 
Main Persian Title: Dastūr al-siyāq
Translator: Uday Lāl
Original Sources:
Buddhiprakāśa.
Year / Period of Composition: 1225/1811-1812