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How many Hindu Ministers Did Fundamentalist Emperor Aurangazab keep in his cabinet ?

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Asked by azam khan, 07 Jan '12 12:09 pm
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He increased the number of Hindu administrators and senior court officials (such as Raja Jai Singh and Swarup Singh of Orchha) and many Hindu and Sikh temples continued to expand during his reign.
i do not know the exact number
Answered by Ataur Rahman, 07 Jan '12 12:14 pm

 
  
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During Aurangzeb's long reign of fifty years, many Hindus, notably Jaswant Singh, Raja Rajrup, Kabir Singh, Arghanath Singh, Prem Dev Singh, Dilip Roy, and Rasik Lal Crory, held very high administrative positions. Two of the highest ranked generals in Aurangzeb's administration, Jaswant Singh and Jaya Singh, were Hindus. Other notable Hindu generals who commanded a garrison of two to five thousand soldiers were Raja Vim Singh of Udaypur, Indra Singh, Achalaji and Arjuji. One wonders if Aurangzeb was hostile to Hindus, why would he position all these Hindus to high positions of authority, especially in the military, who could have mutinied against him and removed him from his throne?

Most Hindus like Akbar over Aurangzeb for his multi-ethnic court where Hindus were favored. Historian Shri Sharma states that while Emperor Akbar had fourteen Hindu Mansabdars (high officials) in his court, Aurangzeb actually had 148 Hindu high officials in his court. (Ref: Mughal Government) But this fa ...more
Answered by truth exposed, 07 Jan '12 12:11 pm

 
  
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