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Is it true that Finance was Controlled by Hindu traders and that Even the "war of succession" out of which Aurangzeb emerged victorious was financed by a loan of five and a half lakhs of rupees from the Jain bankers of Ahmadabad.?

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Asked by TRUTH SEEKER, 06 May '12 10:22 pm
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It must be true. all i know is that aurangazeb was a god fearing , and a just ruler.
Answered by Ataur Rahman, 06 May '12 10:23 pm

 
  
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True
Answered by aflatoon, 07 May '12 08:53 am

 
  
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TRUE as Most of this flourishing commerce was in the hands of the traditional Hindu merchant classes, whose business acumen was proverbial. Their caste guilds added to the skills in trade and commerce that they had learned through the centuries. Not only were their disputes settled by their panchayats, but they would frequently impose pressure on the government by organized action. Foreign visitors record that the governors and kotwals were very sensitive to this, and in spite of hardships inseparable from a despotic system of administration, the business communities had their own means of obtaining redress. Bernier, writing during Aurangzeb's time, declared that the Hindus possessed "almost exclusively the trade and wealth of the country."/5/ If Muslims enjoyed advantages in higher administrative posts and in the army, Hindu merchants maintained the monopoly in trade and [[227]] finance that they had had during the sultanate. A Dutch traveler in the early seventeenth century was struc ...more
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Answered by hazir jawab, 06 May '12 10:25 pm

 
  
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Yep Jaziya was re imposed too
Answered by Shatabdi Express, 06 May '12 10:23 pm

 
  
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