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Which among the following Sultans of Delhi abolished the ‘Zakat’ on grain?




Sikandar Lodi


Alauddin Khilji


Firoz Shah Tughlaq


None of these

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Option(B) is correct

The Delhi Sulatanate – Lodi Dynasty: Sikandar Lodi was the Sultan of Delhi between 1489 AD to 1517 AD. He was a laborious, generous and just ruler.

Owing to a transient shortage of maize, he abolished the zakat on grain and it was not renewed by any subsequent Sultan.

The prices of all necessary articles remained low during his period.

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