The Tughlaq Dynasty

Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq

  • Ghazi Malik or Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq of the Qaurana tribe was the founder of the Tughlaq dynasty.
  • He was the governor of Dipalpur before coming to power as Sultan
  • He died in the collapse of the victory pavilion near Delhi

Mohammad Bin Tughlaq (1325-51)

  • Prince Jauna, son of Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq ascended the throne in 1325.
  • He gained the title Ulugh Khan, he was most educated of all the Sultans of the Delhi Sultanate
  • He created a department Diwan-e-Amir-e-Kohi for the improvement of the agriculture
  • He distributed Sondhar i.e. agriculture loans advanced for extension of agriculture of barren land
  • He encouraged cash crops in place of cereals

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