Q. In India who among the following was the first ruler to impose Jaziya on non-muslims?
Jizya is a tax levied and collected per head by Islamic states on non-Muslim subjects living in their land.
- In India, Qutb-ud-din Aibak imposed jizya on non-Muslims for the first time.
- Jizya was abolished by the Mughal ruler Akbar in 16th century but was re-introduced by Aurangzeb in the 17th century.
Source: Tamil Nadu state board.