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Tipu Sultan granted grants to how many temples during his reign ?
A - 156
B- 100
C- 25
D- 56

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Asked by onlytruth, 28 Mar '12 05:12 pm
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A - 156 officially
In this connection I wish to tell you that the initial Muslim invaders who came into India no doubt broke a lot of Hindu temples, like for instance, Mahmood Ghazni who broke the Somnath temple. That is true, but their descendents who became local Muslim rulers in various parts of India, far from breaking temples used to give grants to temples and celebrated Hindu festivals like Holi and Diwali. For instance, Babar was an invader but Akbar was not an invader, he was born in India and was very much an Indian. Now the descendents of those invaders who became local Muslim rulers had a population of 80-90% Hindus. If they broke temples everyday there would be a revolt or turmoil which no ruler wants. Just use your common sense, if you are a Muslim ruler in an area where 80-90% population is Hindu would you break temples? You would like to have a jolly good time enjoy life as a king, you would not like everyday revolts and turmoil. So in their own interest every one of ...more
Answered by z, 28 Mar '12 05:13 pm

 
  
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Officially A - 156 but unofficially still more
Answered by jameel ahmed, 28 Mar '12 05:16 pm

 
  
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156
Answered by Neha Sen, 28 Mar '12 05:14 pm

 
  
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156
Answered by anil garg, 23 Apr '13 01:57 pm

 
  
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156
Answered by vijay, 28 Mar '12 06:12 pm

 
  
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156
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 28 Mar '12 05:22 pm

 
  
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As a Muslim ruler in a largely Hindu domain, Tipu Sultan faced problems in establishing the legitimacy of his rule, and in reconciling his desire to be seen as a devout Islamic ruler with the need to be pragmatic to avoid antagonising the majority of his subjects. His religious legacy has become a source of considerable controversy in the subcontinent. Some groups proclaim him a great warrior for the faith or Ghazi, while others revile him as a bigot who massacred Hindus.[28][29][30]
During the early period of Tipu Sultan's reign in particular,he appears as strict as his father Hyder Ali to any Non-Muslim accused of collaboration with the British East India Company or the Maratha. Some historians claim that Tipu Sultan was a religious persecutor of Hindus.[30] In 1780 CE,he declared himself to be the Badshah or Emperor of Mysore, and struck coinage in his own name without reference to the reigning Mughal Emperor Shah Alam II. H. D. Sharma writes that,in his correspondence with other I ...more
Answered by Ataur Rahman, 28 Mar '12 05:15 pm

 
  
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