Q. Which of the following measure/s was/were taken by Alauddin Khilji?
1.The department of Diwani Riyasat was created by him.
2.No hoarding was allowed and even during the famine the same price was maintained.
3.The sale of liquor and intoxicants was prohibited, and gambling was banned.
Choose the correct answer from below given codes:

[A] 1 only

[B] 1 and 2 only

[C] 2 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D
Notes:

Explanation: The supply of grain was ensured by holding stocks in government store houses. Regulations were issued to fix the price of all commodities.

  • No hoarding was allowed and even during the famine the same price was maintained.
  • A separate department called Diwani Riyasat was created under an officer called Naib-i-Riyasat.
  • Every merchant was registered under the Market Department.
  • The sale of liquor and intoxicants was prohibited and gambling too was banned.

Source: Poonam Dahiya

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