Q. Who among the following the guardian and protector of Akbar, who helped Akbar to take control of Delhi and Agra?

[A] Abdur Rahim

[B] Bahmani Shah

[C] Bairam Khan

[D] Mansingh

Answer: C

During Humayun’s wanderings in the Rajputana desert, his wife gave birth to a son, Jalaluddin, known as Akbar, in 1542.

  • Akbar was crowned at the age of fourteen.
  • At the time of Akbar’s ascension, the Afghans and Rajputs were still powerful and posed a great challenge.
  • Yet he had a guardian and protector in Bairam Khan.

Source: Tamil Nadu state board.