Who Among the Following Sultans Tried to Prohibit Sati?

  1. Muhammad Bin Tuglaq
  2. Firoz Tuglaq
  3. Jalaluddin Khilji
  4. Alauddin Khilji
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 5th July 2015 in History.
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Muhammad Bin Tuglaq

Muhammad Bin Tuglaq prohibited Sati. Muhammad Bin Tuglaq was a Turkic Sultan of Delhi and the eldest son of Ghiyas-ud-din Tughlaq. Muhammad Bin Tuglaq was a many-sided genius. Muhammad Bin Tuglaq has a knowledge of multitudinous language like Persian, Turky, Arabic and also Sanskrit. He was a Scholar in Mathematics, Philosophy, Medical Science and Physics. He also known as mad Tuglaq in the history due to his failure method and innovation in administration. Muhammad Bin Tuglaq introduced token currency.

Muhammad Bin Tuglaq was a Muslim ruler but he was large-minded towards other religious. Muhammad Bin Tuglaq celebrated Hindu festivities like as Holi and Dewali. Muhammad Bin Tuglaq employed the HIndu in High Posts.

According to the mythology of Hindu, The wife of Dakhsha was Sati. Sati overcome at the demise of her husband (Dakhsha) that she immolated herself on his funeral pyre and burnt herself to ashes. Since then her name ‘Sati’ has come to be symptomatic of self-immolation by a widow. Now a Present time Sati is illegal. Raja Rammohan Roy the 18th century social reformer crusading against Sati.

Monis Rasool Professor Answered on 8th July 2015.
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