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Which among the following is a correct meaning of office of Qazi-ul-Quzat under the Mughals?

 A.

Supreme Authority in Justice

 B.

Head of the Finance department

 C.

In charge of charities

 D.

Censor of Public morals

 E.

None of these

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Solution:
Option(A) is correct

Qazi-ul-Quzat was the supreme authority in justice.                                                                  

Since it was difficult for the emperor to do-away with justice in all the cases, he appointed Qazi-ul-Quzat to do the justice in accordance with Muslim Law.

The Chief Judge of the sultanate was known as the Qazi-I-Mamalik also known as the Qazi-ul- Quzat.


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