Consider the following statement with respect to Mansabdari system in India:
- The system was introduced by Akbar in India
- Mansabdars were commanders of horsemen
- Mansabdars received fixed monthly salary as per rank
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
All given statements are correct. Mansabdars were paid in Zat and Sawar. Zat was a fixed personal salary of mansabdars and sawar was paid as per their rank or number of horsemen to be controlled by them.
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