Tughlaq Dynasty (1320-1414)

Tughlaq Dynasty Important Facts: Tughlaq – personal name. Belonged to Qarauna Turk tribe, mixed tribe of Turk & Mongol stock. Ghiyas-ud-din Tughlaq (1320-25): Also called Ghazi Malik. First sultan of Delhi who took up the title of Ghazi or Slayer of the infidels. First sultan to start irrigation work. Gave up land measurement & started Batai System or Sharing of Crop. Efficient postal service was restored. He sent his son Jauna Khan to re-establish authority in Warangal (Kakaitya) & Madurai (Pandyas). Confusion prevailed in Bengal too. After the sultan’s successful march against Bengal, Jauna Khan hastily constructed wooden pavilion at … Continue reading Tughlaq Dynasty (1320-1414)