Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary EducationSSLC (English Medium) Class 7th
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Discuss the causes for the decline of Vijayanagar rule. To what extent the Bahmani sultans contributed to it? - Social Science

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Discuss the causes for the decline of Vijayanagar rule. To what extent the Bahmani sultans contributed to it?

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The main causes of the decline of the Vijayanagar empire were

  1. The military ambitions of the Vijayanagar rulers and Deccan sultan resulted in shifting alignment.
  2. In the battle of Talikota, the Vijayanagar empire was completely defeated. Both the Vijaya nagar and Bahamani kingdoms claimed Raichur doab lying between Krishna and Tungabadhra because of its fertile rich land. Both wanted to conquer Golconda because of its gold mines. Both the powers descried to extend their. Kingdom and had religious jealousy. Each considered the other as a danger to its existence.
Concept: Battle of Talikota and the Decline of Vijayanagar
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Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi Class 7th Social Science Term 2 Answers Guide
Chapter 1.1 Vijayanagar and Bahmani Kingdoms
Evaluation | Q VIII. | Page 107
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