Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary EducationSSLC (English Medium) Class 7th
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Write about the invasion of Timur in 1398. - Social Science

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Write about the invasion of Timur in 1398.

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Solution

  1. The sacking and massacre by Tamerlane or Timur of Delhi came a decade after Firuz ME Shah Tughluq died.
  2. Timur had occupied some parts in the north-west of India.
  3. Taking advantage of India’s weakness, he entered India in December 1398 and plundered Delhi.
  4. Punjab, besides the Delhi city, was the province that suffered most by Timur’s raid.
  5. Apart from carrying huge wealth in the form of gold, silver, jewels, also took along Indian artisans like carpenters and masons to work on monuments in Samarkand.

VIII. HOTS :

Concept: Timur’s Invasion (1398)
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Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi Class 7th Social Science Term 1 Answers Guide
Chapter 1.4 The Delhi Sultanate
Evaluation | Q VII. | Page 143
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