How was it modified by Alauddin Khalji?
Early life[ edit ] He was son of a Central Asian Turkic noble. As a child, he and others from his tribe were captured by the Mongols and sold as slaves in Ghazni. Balban was first appointed as a simple water carrier, but quickly rose to the position of Khasdar king's personal attendant by the Sultan.
He became one of the most notable of the forty Turkic nobles of Delhi, or the Chalissa. During the reign of Razia Sultanhe was the amir-i-shikar or lord of the hunt, a position of some importance at the time, having military and political responsibilities. After her overthrow, he made rapid strides in the subsequent reigns, earning the fief of Rewari under Bahram Shahand later became the Jagir lord of Hansi, which was an important fief.
Balban was instrumental in the overthrow of Masud Shah, installing Nasiruddin Mahmud as Sultan and himself as his Vizier from to Mahmud married one of Balban's daughters. Balban's position did not go unnoticed by the other nobles and there was some resentment.
His main antagonist was Imad ud-din Raihan, who in works written after Balban's time, is characterized as a Hindu Murtad who revoked Islamalthough some claim him to be of Turkic origin as well.
Imad ud-din managed to persuade the Sultan that Balban was an usurper. Balban and his kin were dismissed and even challenged in combat. However, negotiations between Balban and the Sultan had brought to the dismission of Imad ud din atand Balban was reinstalled.
Military campaigns[ edit ] Balban's reign, according to Ziauddin Baraniwas to install "Fear of the governing power, which is the basis of all good government. A portion of this army was made up of commandos. When the governor of Bengal, Tughral Tughan Khanrevoked the authority of Delhi inBalban first sent the governor of Awadh and then a second army, both of which met with failure.
Balban then accompanied a third army which reconquered the country, killing Tughral and his followers. His son, Nasiruddin Bughra Khanassisted him in this mission.
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However, Bughra declared independence after Balban's death, which he maintained for 40 years. The distress caused by the Meo is well described in Barani's words: He has killed many Mayos in his military campaign.
At night they used to come prowling into the city, giving all kinds of trouble, depriving the people of their rest; and they plundered the country houses in the neighbourhood of the city.
In the neighbourhood of Dehli there were large and dense jungles, through which many roads passed. The daring of the Mewatis in the neighbourhood of Dehli was carried to such an extent that the western gates of the city were shut at afternoon prayer, and no one dared to go out of the city in that direction after that hour, whether he travelled as a pilgrim or with the display of a sovereign.
At afternoon prayer the Mewatis would often come to the Sar-hauz, and assaulting the water-carriers and the girls who were fetching water, they would strip them and carry off their clothes.
These daring acts of the Mewatis had caused a great ferment in Delhi. Balban took upon himself the exterminating the turbulent tribes of Mewat and Awadhdestroying strongholds and villages. He then built military outposts, gave land to soldiers and Afghans to settle.
He garrisoned forts at key locations, cleared forests and ensured safe roads.
He also unsuccessfully laid siege to the fortress of Ranthamborebut did recapture Gwalior from the Rajputs. Balban's military reign also distinguished with his success repelling Mongol army. This could be achieved because his cavalry horses were better suited to Indian climate and naturally bred larger than Mongol's horses.Candidates will be required to write a summary of the given passage in their own words within words.
(20 marks) 3. Candidates will have to write a letter relating to the thematic issue of the given passage to the editor of an English newspaper. Paragraph writing 8 f) Essay writing 12 his policy of consolidation with special.
Balban and Allauddin both were ardent believers of theory of kingship and shaped it according to their belief and needs of the time.
However, their objective was same i.e. use the people sentiments towards divinity of the king to sanctify the exercise of their despotic authority.
Dec 11, · Balban's Theory of Kingship - Words K. A. Nizami is not of the opinion that as Balban was a freeman nor connected with royal-family, did he suffer from inferiority complex due to his guilty conscience.
The Huang He floodplain is thus literally "yellow earth,", and the Chinese theory of the elements has apparently taken cognizance of this.
The element earth also implies the direction "center" -- with China itself, the "Middle Kingdom" (Chung-kuo,) at the center. Balban ( A.D.} Balban an llbari Turk became the ruler in A.D. after the death of Nasir-ud-din Mahmud. He believed in the Divine Right Theory of Kingship.
He introduced a form of salutation to the king by kissing his feet in the court. An Estimate of Balban Balban was a great patron of learning. KHILJI DYNASTY Jalal-ud-din Firoz Khilji ( A. Domestic Policies Jalal-ud-din suppressed a revolt by Malik Chhajju at Kara.
A separate military department called Diwan-i-arz was established.