What was the iqta system?
IT WAS INTRODUCED BY ILTUTMISH.
UNDER THIS SYSTEM LAND WAS ASSIGNED TO NOBLES AND OTHERS INSTEAD OF PAYING SALARIES.....
GOT THE ANSWER?
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.
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.
these lands were called Iqtas and their landholders were called Iqtadars.
they werenot inheritable
kept for a short period of time
there were accountants to check:
whether the iqtadar is collecting land revenue from the iqta.
maintaing a specific no. of soldiers
their duties were to :
maintain law and order in their iqta.
paying salaries to soldiers
leading military campaigns
hope it helps u...!
Their duties were to maintain law and order in their iqta
HOPE THIS ANSWER HELPS YOU.
I DONT KNOW