The situation developed into open crisis when Jahangir's son, Khurram, fearing he would be excluded from the throne, rebelled in 1622.
Jahangir's forces chased Khurram and his troops from Fatehpur Sikri to the Deccan, to Bengal and back to the Deccan, until Khurram surrendered unconditionally in 1626.
From a young age he showed a leaning towards painting and had an atelier of his own.
His interest in portraiture led to much development in this artform.
It’s often said that the world is becoming an increasingly secular place.
Just last week David Cameron sparked backlash when he used his Easter message to describe the UK as “a Christian country”.
He died in 1627 and was succeeded by Khurram, who took the imperial throne of Hindustan as the Emperor Shah Jahan.
Jahangir was defeated, but ultimately succeeded his father as Emperor in 1605 because of the immense support and efforts of his step-mothers, Empress Ruqaiya Sultan Begum, Salima Sultan Begum and his grandmother, Hamida Banu Begum.
These women wielded considerable influence over Akbar and favoured Jahangir as his successor.
Jahangir was the eldest surviving son of Mughal Emperor Akbar.
Impatient for power, he revolted in 1599 while Akbar was engaged in the Deccan.
was the fourth Mughal Emperor who ruled from 1605 until his death in 1627.