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Why Aurangzeb earned so ill fame in history ? why are there so controversies about him ?

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Asked by joyesh chakraborty, 19 Mar '12 08:09 pm
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Of all the Muslim rulers who ruled vast territories of India from 712 to 1857 CE, probably no one has received as much condemnation from Western and Hindu writers as Aurangzeb. He has been castigated as a religious Muslim who was anti-Hindu, who taxed them, who tried to convert them, who discriminated against them in awarding high administrative positions, and who interfered in their religious matters. This view has been heavily promoted in the government approved textbooks in schools and colleges across post-partition India (i.e., after 1947). These are fabrications against one of the best rulers of India who was pious, scholarly, saintly, un-biased, liberal, magnanimous, tolerant, competent, and far-sighted.

Fortunately, in recent years quite a few Hindu historians have come out in the open disputing those allegations. For example, historian Babu Nagendranath Banerjee rejected the accusation of forced conversion of Hindus by Muslim rulers by stating that if that was their intentio ...more
Answered by z, 19 Mar '12 08:14 pm

 
  
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Because he only believed in Muslimism and hated other religions very much.
Answered by ajay, 19 Mar '12 08:12 pm

 
  
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Aurangzeb was a fanatic killed Hindus in thousands. Even the Mosque which is standing next to our holiest of holiest place Kasi is his legacy
Answered by SREENIVAS, 03 Apr '12 12:00 pm

 
  
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