|Akbar, the Great Mughal Emperor brought about radical changes in each and every sphere of administration. He also reformed the religious policy to a great extent, which was followed by early Mughal rulers. Consider the following statements.|
|1. Akbar introduced a new religion 'Din-i-Ilahi'.|
|2. He allowed converted Muslims to change their religion, but he was against Christian missionaries and never allowed them to propagate their religion and missionary ideas.|
|3. Before Akbar, the Ulemas enjoyed the dominating position and same was the status of Ulemas in|
|Akbar's rule. All the policies of state were decided by them.|
|4. Mulla Muhammad Yazdi, the qazi of Jaunpur issued Fatwa against Akbar.|
|5. The results of the liberal religious policies of Akbar were very fruitful and it resulted in the development of communal harmony.|
|Which of the statements given above are incorrect regarding his religious reforms?|
A) 2, 3 and 5
B) 3, 4 and 5
C) 1and 4
D) All of these
Correct Answer: A
Solution :[a] Emperor Akbar propounded the syncretic religion Din-llahi' (Religion of God) in about 1582 AD. Akbar allowed converted Muslims to change their religion and he also allowed Christian missionaries to propagate their religion and missionary ideas. Position of Ulemas declined a tot during Akbar's rule, so they were annoyed. The results of liberal religious policies of Akbar were not fruitful and the condition of civil war was created, however, he successfully suppressed the revolts and awarded severe punishments to the rebellions.
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