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What was read when the new sultan ascended the throne?
Khutba
What was the sultans job?
protect his Sultanate from outside attacks

maintain law and order
What were the Sultan's official designations?
Commander-in-chief of army

Chief Justice
Where was the court held during the reign of Firoz Shah Tughlaq
Palace of Grapes ( Mahal-i-Angur)
Describe Firoz Shah Tughlaq's throne
A seat of pure gold and jewel studded legs with a parasol raised over the throne.
Name the ministers of the Sultan
Wazir

Ariz-i-mumalik

Chief Sadr or Chief Qazi

Dabir-i-khas

Barid-i-mamalik

Amir-i-hajib

Wakil-i-dar
Job profile of Wazir
Head of the diwan-i-wizarat.

Looked after the income, expenditure, collection of revenue etc - all the finanacial matters
Who looked after the Diwan-i-wizarat?
Wazir
Who looked after the financial matters of the Sultan?
Wazir and his deputies
Job profile of Ariz-i-mumalik
Looked after the needs of the army
Who looked after the needs of the army?
Ariz-i-mumalik
Job profile Chief Sadr / Chief Qazi
Looked after all the charities.

Head of the departement of Justice
Who was the head of the dept. of justice?
Chief Sadr / Chief Qazi
Who looked after all the charities?
Chief Sadr / Chief Qazi
Dabir-i-khas
Looked after the Sultan's correspondence
Looked after the Sultan's correspondence
Dabir-i-khas
Looked after the Sultan's letters
Dabir-i-khas
Barid-i-mamalik
Head of the state news agency.

Agents reported news to him from every sub-division.
Who was the head of the state news agency?
Barid-mamalik
The person who acted like a spy by getting news from all over
Barid-i-mamalik
Amir-i-hajib
master of ceremonies at the court OR the royal chamberlain

only he and his assistants could allow the people to meet the sultan
Who could allow the people to meet the sultan?
Amir-i-hajib
Royal chamberlain of the court
Amir-i-hajib
Wakil-i-dar
Looked after the sultans bodygaurds,palace gaurds and personal assistants

Superevised the work of the karkhanas
Who superevised the work of the karkhanas?
Wakil-i-dar
Who looked after the sultans bodygaurds,palace gaurds and personal assistants?
Wakil-i-dar
What was the work of the karkhanas?
the karkhanas produced gold brocade silk cloth,etc.,for the royal family
Who others were given titles and attended the darbar?
Other important nobles and princes.
What were the divisions of the empire?
Empire/Sultanate > Iqtas > shiqs > Parganas > Villages
Who looked after the Iqtas?
Iqtadar.
Who were the Iqtadars?
Iqtas / provinces were looked after by the Iqtadar.

Iqtadar were important nobles and high-ranking military officers who were given tracts of land to look afer.

Collected revenue and maintained law and order in the area

They paid a part of the tax collected to the sulan and they even maintained an army.

But their lands could be taken over by the Sultan.
who collected revenue and maintained law and order in the Iqtas?
Iqtadars.
Who were the Shiqdar?
The shiqdars looked after the Shiqs.
Shiqs looked after by
Shiqdars
Parganas looked after by-
Amil
Who was the Amil?
Amil was incharge of the Parganas.
Who was the Patwari?
The Patwari kept records of land revenue.
Who were the Mushrif?
Mushrif supervised the collection of land revenue.
Which system continued in the villages?
Panchayat System.