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Name: Syeda Abira Haider JeoffreyInstructor:ID:03471Date:/08/2018Reflection 3The aim of this paper is describe how unordered the Mughal rule was andhow it continuously was challenged by Zamindars, local governors and people like Papadu.Also, this paper will discuss the emergence of the East India Company and how it took overthe Mughal empire.There were several people during Aurangzeb’s time who noticed the thedifference between Aurangzeb’s rule and that of the earlier emperors. For example, a HinduKayastha, Bhimsen describes how the zamindars were one of the crucial fault lines that leadto the decline of the Mughal empire. He furthers explains how the zamindars had immensewealth, control over peasant cultivators, enlisted armies and local knowledge. The zamindarsstarted to resist the imperial authority. There were not the only ones who rose against theMughal rule as there were Cheftians present who would form political collaboration andchallenge the Mughal rule.During Aurangzeb’s rule the princely states resisted the Mughal demandsand two Rajput houses were in rebellion. Moreover, there will people like Nizamu’l Mulkwho did not take part in imperial projects , fought Mughal troop just to become head oftheir dynasty. Similarily, the Nawab’s withdrew from attendance at courts and also becamethe leader of their dynasty. One of people named Papadu(Robin hood like folk hero) whotried to create his own army to stand against town in Telengana was soon killed. Also, theMarathas played a vital role in Mughal factional rivalries.

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