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Kashyap Jignesh from UDGAM SCHOOL FOR CHILDREN, asked a question
Subject: Social Science , asked on 11/9/14

What was the iqta system?

Jahanvi Joshi From Blue Bells Public School, added an answer, on 11/9/14
5 helpful votes in Social Science

The Delhi Sultans divided their kingdom into a number of units known as Iqtas. Each iqta was headed by a military leader known as Mukti.

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Avani Bhatnagar From Delhi Public School, added an answer, on 22/9/09
1 helpful votes in Social Science

 IT WAS INTRODUCED BY ILTUTMISH.

UNDER THIS SYSTEM LAND WAS ASSIGNED TO NOBLES AND OTHERS INSTEAD OF PAYING SALARIES.....

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Anas From Mahd Al Uloom International School, added an answer, on 3/6/15
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Muqti is head/leader of military commanders
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Nanthitha From Delhi Public School, added an answer, on 11/9/14
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During the sultanate period,the land was distributed to the lords as IQTAS with the authority to collect taxes.The lord who had the responsibility of the IQTAS was known as the 'Muqti' or 'Wali. Out of the taxes collected,the surplus after meeting the expenses of the army authority was only for collecting taxes. The IQTA did not have any hereditary rights or any other special rights.

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Nasser Jamal , added an answer, on 7/8/14

I DONT KNOW

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Sanhita , added an answer, on 4/4/12

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