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DISTRICT: Kolar; TALUK: Kolar
LOCALITY: Kolar (Lat. 130 07' N; Long. 780 12' E)
APPROACH: AIRPORT: Bengaluru; RAILWAY STATION: Kolar; BUS STATION: Kolar
Fateh Muhammad rose from the status of peon to become Faujdar under the Subedar of Sira and was even given Kolar as jagir for his exceptional qualities as a solider at the battle of Ganjikote. He died in the year 1729 in the battle between his patron, the Subedar of Sira and Jaher Khan, Faujdar of Chittor. This Maqbara is the chief Islamic structure at Kolar. The structure contains the graves of numerous relatives of Haider Ali. There are twelve graves in all, of Haider's father, Haider's first wife, first step-mother, grandmother, grandfather, second step-mother, his own mother and own brother and four step-mothers. It is a rectangular structure with flat roof and accommodates the tombs spread all around.