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During the Sultanate the society was divided into
Aristocracy

the priests

the townspeople

the peasants
Who were the religious leaders?
The preiests, brahmins and ulema
How did the priests become wealthy and influential?
Some of the priests acted as advisers to the Sultan.

They were often given grants of land, which made them wealthy and influential.
Which part of the society had the most difficult life?
Peasants
How did new towns arise?
With the development of trade, new towns arose.
WHom did the townspeople mostly consist of?
merchants, artisans and traders
What food items were grown in the villages?
Wheat
Barley
gram
peas
beans
sugarcane
ginger

mangoes, grapes, jackfruits oranges, pomegranates
How were the taxes paid in the villages?
In kind
Was there religious freedom?
Yes. Holi and Basant Panchami were celebrated by hindus and muslims alike.
Who was given tracts of lands by the Sultan?
Iqtadar