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Akbar: a visionary monarch

By: Pai, Anant Ed.
Contributor(s): Kavadi, P.B.
Series: Amar Chitra Katha. Publisher: Mumbai Amar Chitra Katha Pvt Ltd 1979Description: 31p.: ill.ISBN: 9788184821079.Subject(s): Stories | Historic Fiction | Mythology | Juvenile FictionDDC classification: 82-343:741.5 PAI.603/A Summary: Akbar was the son of Humayun and Hamida Begum. His father was a Sunni, while his mother was a Shia. These were rival Muslim sects but Akbar seemed to lean towards the Shia doctrine. This made things difficult as his court had a large number of Sunnis. Akbar's problem was one that exists even today - that of uniting all creeds and races. He wanted to bring into the mainstream not only the Muslim sects but also the Rajputs and other Hindus.
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Akbar was the son of Humayun and Hamida Begum. His father was a Sunni, while his mother was a Shia. These were rival Muslim sects but Akbar seemed to lean towards the Shia doctrine. This made things difficult as his court had a large number of Sunnis. Akbar's problem was one that exists even today - that of uniting all creeds and races. He wanted to bring into the mainstream not only the Muslim sects but also the Rajputs and other Hindus.

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