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All about Firoz Shah Tughlaq- History, Life, Tenure and Achievements

May 19, 2021
Firoz Shah Tughlaq was a Turkish leader who was born in 1309 and was in power in Delhi from 1351 to 1388. Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq was the first ruler of this dynasty.  Know all about him and Delhi Sultanate here

Economic Policy and Administration under Khilji Dynasty

Dec 16, 2020
Alauddin's administrative policy was very concise and clear. He introduced the ‘Dagh system’ (branding of horses) and ‘Chehra’ for soldiers. He appointed ‘Mustakhraj’ for the purpose of collection of revenue. The check on markets kept by two officers  ‘Diwan-i- Riyasat and Shahna –i-Mandi’. b

Economic Conditions during Delhi Sultanate

May 24, 2016
Under the Delhi Sultanate the Economic condition of India flourished. In fact enormous wealth tempted Mahmud of Ghazni to invade India 17 times. Malik Kafur, during the reign of Ala- ud- din Khilji, in 1311. The market arrangement of alauddin was superb.

Qutb-ud-Din Mubarak Shah Khilji

May 24, 2016
Qutb-ud-din Mubarak Shah Khilji was the child of Ala-ud-din Khilji. He escaped from the clutch of Malik Kafur, and turned into the third Sultan of Delhi. He was the 3rd and the last ruler of Khilji Dynasty.  In 1320, he was killed by one of his reliable person Khusro Khan.

Sayyid Dynasty: List of Rulers

May 24, 2016
Timur’s deputy khizr khan was the founder of Sayyid Dynasty. Khizr khan was the first ruler of Sayyid dynasty. He rules delhi from 1414 to 1421 AD. The name of other rulers of this dynasty are  Mubarak khan,( who succeeded khizr khan), Muhammad shah (1434-43), and the last king was Alam shah (1443-51 AD).    

Mahmud Ghaznavi: Why he attacked 17 times on India ?

May 25, 2016
Mahmud Ghazni commonly known as Mahmud of Ghazni , who ruled Ghazni from 971 to 1030 AD.  So to plunder the wealth of India he made very first attack in 1001. He attacked India 17 times on India. He made his 16th attack on the Somnath temple in 1025 just to plunder the gold.

Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq:The First Emperor of Tughlaq Dynasty

May 24, 2016
Ghiyasud-din Tughlaq was the founder of the Tughlaq dynasty.  He repulsed the Mongol trespassers many times. He murdered Khurso Khan, and turned into the Sultan. His great achievement was the re-established the food laws of Ala-ud-Din.  

Bahlul Lodhi

May 24, 2016
The Lodi Dynasty was established by Bahlol Lodhi in 1451. He captured the throne of Delhi on April 19th 1451 with the title of “Bahlul Shah Ghazi”. His accession marked the suppression of Sayyad dynasty.  Bahlul Lodhi died in Delhi on July 12th 1489 and was succeeded by his son Sikander lodhi.      

Smaller Kingdoms during Sultanate Era

May 24, 2016
The onset of sultanate period witnessed no definite laws of succession. Internal civil wars were breaking the country into smaller cities. After the death of each Sultan, the situation gave rise to many civil wars. To put a feather to the cap, the invasion of Timur and Babur became the main cause for the downfall of Delhi sultanate. This decline of empire bought into existence many small states in different parts of the country.

Muhammad Bin Tughlaq: Key Facts and Refroms

May 24, 2016
The Tughlaq administration, also called as Tughluq or Tughluk dynasty, was a Muslim line of Turky which managed over the Delhi sultanate in medieval India. Its rule began in 1320 in Delhi. Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq was the first ruler of this dynasty. Khusrau Khan, the last ruler of the Khilji administration was executed by Ghazni Malik.    

Administration in Delhi Sultanate

May 24, 2016
Administration during the Delhi Sultanate was based on the laws of the Shariat or the laws of Islam. Political, legal and military authority was vested in the Sultan. Thus military strength was the main factor in succession of throne. Administrative units were, Iqta, Shiq, Paraganaa and Gram.

Sikandar Lodi: Administration and Achievements

May 24, 2016
Sikandar Lodi, whose real name was Nizam Khan, rose the throne of Delhi in 1489 A.D. and administered up to 1517 A.D. He was the second ruler of Lodhi dynasty. Sikandar Lodi was the child of first Lodhi king, Bahlul Lodi. After the passing of Bahlul Lodi, he turned into the Sultan of Delhi Sultanate.

Mughal Administration: Key Features & Structure

May 24, 2016
The mughal empire was divided into "Subas" which were further subdivided into "Sarkar","Pargana", and "Gram". There were 15 Subas (provinces) durng Akbar's reigns, which later increased to 20 under the Auranzeb's reign.

Invasion of Timur on India: Causes and Consequences

May 24, 2016
Timur, better known as, Taimur was given the title of ‘Taimur Lang’,  because his one leg got  wound in the battlefield and compelled the Taimur  to walk with a limp. Taimur was an invader from Central Asia who dreamt of becoming the famous conquerors of the world.

Mughal Empire:Contribution in Arts and Architecture

May 24, 2016
After the victory of Babur in the war of Panipat in 1526, the Mughal dynasty was established. The rule of Mughal Dynasty from the 16th to 18th century extensively displays art forms, architectural styles that developed vigorously around that time.

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