History – Facts of Medieval India

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Medieval India

 

1-Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq Ghazi was a Qaruna turk.

2-Feroz Shah’s book ‘Dalayat-i-Feroz Shahi’ was a work translated into Persian.

3-Feroz Shah Tughlaq wrote his autobiography entitled Futuhat-i-Firoz Shahi.

4- Feroz Shah Tughlaq established a new department of charity at Delhi known as Diwan-i-Khairat.

5-Feroz Shah Tughlaq following dictum of Quran. levied only 4 taxes named Kharaj, Khums, Zazia and Zakat.

6-Feroz Shah brought the two Asokan pillars from Khijrabad and Meerut to Delhi.

7-During the period of Feroz Shah Tughlaq, the two books Fatwa-i-Jahandari and Tarikh-i-Feroz Shahi were written by Barni.

8- Feroz Shah abolished 24 taxes disliked by people.

9-Qutubuddin Mubarak Shah rejected the rigid rules of Alauddin Khalji and pursued the policy of forgive and forget.

10-Taimur invaded India in 1398.

11-The department of the Wazir was known as the Diwan-i-Wizarat.

12-In the Sultanate period, the Mushrif-i-Mumaliq maintained the account of the income and expenditure of the provinces.

13-The Chief of military department was called, Ariz-i-Mamaliq who was not the Commander-in-Chief of the army.

14-In the Sultanate period, the Chief Auditor of Accounts was called Mustafa-i-Mamaliq. His main work was to inspect the accounts prepared by Mushraf-i-Mamaliq.

15-Dabir-i-Khas was the chairman of the correspondence department.

16-The Treasurer was called Khajij and the Chief Justice was called Qazi-i-Mamaliq.

17-The Public Hall of the Sultan was called Durbar-i-Azam.

18-Jakat was the tax which covered the taxes of ‘Sadpa’ and ‘Tith’.

19-Dhai Din Ka Jhopra was earlier a Sanskrit school which was built by Vigrahraj Bisaldeo.

20-The famous mosque at Ajmer known as Dhai Din Ka Jhopra was constructed by Qutubuddin Aibak.

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