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

 A.

Mohammad-bin-Tughlaq

 B.

Sikandar Lodi

 C.

Alauddin Khilji

 D.

Firoz Shah Tughlaq

 E.

None of these

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Solution:
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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