It takes its name from Ahmad Nizam Shah I, who set up the town in 1494 on the site of a battle region where he won a battle against common Bahamani powers. It was close to the site of the town of Bhingar. With the partition of the Bahmani Sultanate, Ahmad developed another sultanate in Ahmednagar, generally called Nizam Shahi dynasty.Ahmednagar has a couple of dozen structures and districts from the Nizam Shahi period. Ahmednagar Fort, once considered generally secure, was used by the British to house Jawaharlal Nehru the central head executive of India and other Indian Nationalists beforehand Indian flexibility. A few rooms there have been changed over to a chronicled focus. In the midst of his control by the British at Ahmednagar Fort in 1944, Nehru created the notable book The Discovery of India.