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Causes for the Decline of the Mughal Empire

Beginning of the decline of the Mughal Empire can be traced to the strong rule of Aurangzeb. Aurangzeb inherited a large empire, yet he adopted a policy of extending it further to the farthest geographical limits in the south at the great expense of men and materials. Political Cause In reality, the existing means of […]

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Causes for the Decline of the Mughal Empire

War of succession: Due to fight between brothers for throne and consequent politics led to weakening of mughal hold on administration.2) Aurangzeb’s religious Policies: Religious fanaticism of Aurangzeb led to unity among Hindu which were divided on account of policy of inclusion of Akbar.3) Weak Successors of Aurangzeb: After the death of Aurangzeb in 1707, […]

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