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Alauddin Khilji, the second ruler of the Khilji dynasty for the Delhi Sultanate, constructed the Siri Fort during 1297-1307. The objective of the Siri Fort was to protect the empire from the Mongol attacks.
Hauz Khas, Delhi derives its name from the artificial lake, created in the fourteenth century to provide water to the residents of the Siri Fort city. The Hauz Khas Complex on the eastern and southern banks of the lake has Firuz Shah Tughlaq’s tomb, tombs of Tughlaq era, madrasa, assembly hall and mosque.