khilji dynasty (1290-1320 AD) (MILITARY ( He was the first Delhi Sultan to…
khilji dynasty (1290-1320 AD)
Alauddin Khilji (1296 – 1316 AD)
Jalauddin Khalji (1290-1296 AD)
Shihab ad-Din Umar(1316)
Qutb ad-Din Mubarak(1316-1320)
Ala-ud-din set up an efficient system of government
He introduced many reforms to make his empire strong and powerful
He did not allow the Ulemas to interfere in the affairs of the state
DECLINE OF DYNASTY
Malik Kafur tried to become the sultan of Delhi, but he was killed in this attempt
Khusru Shah was killed by Ghazi Malik, who was the governor of Dipalpu
Khusru Shah was killed by Ghazi Malik, who was the governor of Dipalpur
He was the first Delhi Sultan to maintain a well equipped standing Army.
He paid his soldiers in cash from the royal treasury.
He introduced the system of branding of horses (dagh) and also maintained a list of soldiers (chehra).
He organized a very efficient spy system.
Several workshops and factories were set up for the manufacture of weapons and other war material
Drained the wealth of Madurai and Rameshwaram
After defeating the rulers of Devagiri he returned to Kara with huge quantities of gold and precious articles
He fixed the price of every commodity by himself and made it sure that there was a balance between demand and supp
Prices were kept low so that all the people in his empire lived comfortably.
Farmers could not hoard grains or sell them privately.
The prices were not to be disturbed even in times of famine.