ENCLOSURE WALL WITH ENCLOSURE OF THE TOMB OF NAJAF KHAN INCLUSIVE OF TOMB (SAFDARJUNG FLYOVER) -
This mausoleum stands on a raised platform of red sandstone, with two inscribed marble cenotaphs on its top, one belonging to Najaf Khan and the other to his daughter Fatima. The real graves are in one of the two chambers in the core of the platform. Najaf Khan was related to the Safvi kings of Persia and
came with his sister to the court of Muhammad Shah
(A.D. 1719-48). He and his daughter died respectively in A.D. 1782 and 1820. According to Persian inscription, NajafKhan died at the age of 84 inA.H. 1196 (A.D. 1781-82).