International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research

International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research


International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research
International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research
Vol. 2, Issue 9 (2016)

Haryana under the Delhi sultans in medieval times


Vivek Pathak

In the medieval times, great change took place owing to the coming of the Muslims. Although the Muslims touched Haryana in the tenth century for the first times, their real soico-relgious impact came to be felt in a substantial manner in the beginning of the thirteenth century when Qutb-ud-din Aibak established Turkish Empire over here 1206. A New revolutionary religion, Islam, created a stir in the extant social system. As a result, the Haryana society, as it happened elsewhere, was divided into two vertical socio-religious – Hindus and Muslims. But that was not all. A large number of Hindus, in due course of time, embraced the new faith which divided the Muslim populace horizontally, for the new converts changed their religion, but retained their jatis.

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