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Qutub minar belongs to which dynasty.

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Asked by guddu syed, 26 Apr '08 11:53 pm
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It is evident from the Indian History and has been accepted by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) that the place where Qutub Minar stands today was once occupied by about 20 Jain temples. These were demolished and the stones reused to build the present complex. An inscription stating this has been put by ASI some 10 meters from the base of the minaret. Jain tirthankar figurines can be found on many pillars and walls of the complex.[citation needed]

Inspired by the Minaret of Jam in Afghanistan and wishing to surpass it, Qutb-ud-din Aibak, the first Muslim ruler of Delhi, commenced construction of the Qutub Minar in 1193, but could only complete its basement. His successor, Iltutmish, added three more storeys and, in 1368, Firuz Shah Tughluq constructed the fifth and the last storey. The development of architectural styles from Aibak to Tuglak are quite evident in the minaret. Like earlier towers erected by the Ghaznavids and Ghurids in Afghanistan, the Qutub Mahal comprises se ...more
Answered by PRADEEP GOEL, 26 Apr '08 11:56 pm

 
  
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SLAVE DYNASTY.....
Answered by Ankit Bhargava, 26 Apr '08 11:56 pm

 
  
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Slave dynasty
Answered by sudesh, 27 Apr '08 06:15 am

 
  
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