Sultan who banned banquets and planted spies?
Alauddin Khalji reign (AD 1296-1316), In order to forestall conspiracies, banned all banquets and assemblies. Alauddin Khalji also enlarged the system of espionage and spread his spies across the empire.
Alauddin Khalji was the second ruler of the Khalji dynasty, an able commander and an excellent administrator. He increased the size of the army to protect the empire. The rulers also organized a large standing army for the defense and also to provide guaranteed food supply to the capital.
Alauddin Khalji was a very ambitious person and a warmonger. He liked to call himself ‘The Second ALexander’. He took the title ‘Sikander-i-Sani’. Behind his success of his war strategies was a slave called Malik Kafur. Malik Kafur helped Alauddin Khalji to conquer many states. It’s believed that Malik Kafur murdered him.