Match the following pairs:
List 1 (Authors) List 2 (Works)
I. Abul Fazl 1.Muntakhab-ut-Tawarikh
J. Badauni 2.Tuzuk-i-Jahangiri
K. Nizamuddin 3. Ain-i-Akbari
L. Jahangir 4. Tabakat-i-Akbari
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
I-3, J-4, K-1, L-2
I-2, J-3, K-4, L-1
I-3, J-1, K-4, L-2
I-4, J-3, K-2, L-1
The Ain-i-Akbari or the “Constitution of Akbar”, is a 16th-century detailed document recording the administration of emperor Akbar’s empire, written by Abu’l-Fazl ibn Mubarak.
Badauni (Abd al-Qadir Bada’uni) was a Indo-Persian historian, one of the most important writers on the history of the Mughal period in India. His most important work was the Muntakhab al-tawarikh (“Selection from History”), often called Tarikh-e-Badauni (Badauni’s History), a history of Muslim India containing additional sections on Muslim religious figures, physicians, poets, and scholars. As an orthodox Muslim, he strongly resented the religious practices of Akbar.
Khwaja Nizam-ud-Din Ahmad was a historian of late medieval India. He was Akbar’s Mir Bakhshi. His work, the Tabaqat-i-Akbari, is a comprehensive work on general history covering the time from the Ghaznavids (986-7) up to the 38th year of Akbar’s reign.
Tuzuk-e-Jahangiri or Tuzuk-i-Jahangiri is the autobiography of Mughal Emperor Nur-ud-din Muhammad Jahangir (1569-1627).