Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

About the murdered Khvurshid Khanum

About the murdered Khvurshid Khanum

Documents include the following: the Majlis writes to the Ministry of the Interior about a letter from Khvurshid Khanum, the servant of ʻAziz Allah Khan Garusi and explains that the letter was sent deliberately with the purpose of referring the issue to the Ministry of Interior for more investigation; a letter to the Majlis with about Khvurshid Khanum’s murder, which was written from Khvurshid Khanum’s point of view; the Majlis asks the Ministry of the Interior to deal with the case; the Ministry of the Interior confirms to the Majlis that it has received the letter written from the point of view of the murdered Khvurshid Khanum, ʻAziz Allah Garusi’s servant, and asks for further explanation from the Majlis about the letter signed by Khvurshid Khanum. In response, the Majlis writes to the Ministry of Interior to explain that they need to investigate the murder; the Ministry of Interior writes to Majlis that the investigation results show that Khvurshid Khanum committed suicide for a reason that remains unclear. The Ministry ordered the government of Kurdistan to do more investigation; one of ʻAziz Allah Khan’s sons complains to the Majlis for considering the false letter from the murdered, and for arresting the children and relatives of ʻAziz Allah Khan and accusing them of murder. He writes that this fake letter attributed to one of the children [of ʻAziz Allah Khan] is the proof that the case was not a murder; Majlis writes in response to the letter on behalf of the murdered Khvurshid Khanum that the letter was received and Majlis has ordered the Ministry of Interior to deal with the issue.

Item Details

  • Date 12 August 1924 - 4 February 1925
  • Collections Zanyar Nuri
  • Repository Zanyar Nuri Collection
  • Restrictions No Restrictions.
  • Accessed 29 June 2015
  • Last Edited 25 September 2015
  • Record no. 13118B36
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