Professor Kishori Saran Lal (1920-2002) took his doctorate degree in Medieval Indian History from the University of Allahabad in 1945. He has published a number of articles and monographs on Medieval Indian History About his History of the Khaljis (revised, 1967), the Times Literary Supplement, London, wrote: ‘This book is unlikely to be superseded.’ The statement holds good for his other works also. All his books have met world-wide acclaim.