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ICSE Class 7 Answered

List any two social and two educational reforms of Akbar.
Asked by Topperlearning User | 17 Apr, 2015, 12:46: PM
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Two social reforms of Akbar were

  • He prohibited the practice of ‘sati’ and legalised the remarriages of widows.
  • He did not encourage child marriages. The minimum age for the marriage of girls was raised to 14 years, while the age of the marriage of boys was raised to 16 years. Consent of both bride and bridegroom was necessary before marriage. Two educational reforms of Akbar were
  • Akbar emphasised over the study of secular subjects such as mathematics, logic, history and astronomy apart from the study of religious scriptures.
  • Akbar set up a translation department to translate Sanskrit works into Persian.
Answered by | 17 Apr, 2015, 02:46: PM
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