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Q.

Which among the following terms was used for the Royal cavalry of the Maratha Army System?

 A.

The Subedars

 B.

The Shiledars

 C.

The Hazari

 D.

The Bargirs

 E.

None of these

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Solution:
Option(D) is correct

Bargir was the Royal cavalry of the Maratha army system. There were two kinds of cavalry viz. Bargirs and the Shiledars.

Bargirs were provided horses from the state and thus, the horses were property of the royal household and were looked after by state officers.

Shiledars used to keep their own horses.


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