Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.Sultan Ghiyas-ud-Din Zain-ul-Abidin (r.1423-1474) was a sultan of Kashmir in the present day Jammu and Kashmir state of India, who was named Badshah (the great king) by his subjects.Shahi Khan, the son of Sultan Sikander was left with the charge of the kingdom by his elder brother Sultan Ali Shah when he went for pilgrimage to Mecca. But Ali Shah''s father-in-law, the king of Jammu induced him to return from Thatta to Kashmir with a contingent of the army of Jammu. Shahi Khan became angry and went to Jasrath, the chief of the Khokkars after handing over the kingdom to Ali Shah and refused to come back. Ali Shah led an expedition against Jasrath and was defeated. According to late accounts, Ali Shah was captured by Khokkars and died at Chadura. Shahi Khan ascended the throne under the title of Zain-ul-Abidin.