Social Hierarchy in the Indian Subcontinent

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What was the impact of the rules of varna on society in the subcontinent?

Increased division between social classes

Who accepted the rules of varna as prescribed by the Brahmanas?

Rulers of large kingdoms

During the rule of Delhi Sultans and Mughals, what happened to the hierarchy between social classes?

It further grew

Which activity was common among most tribes for obtaining their livelihood?

Agriculture

What was a common characteristic of tribal groups in relation to land and pastures?

Communal control

What was a notable feature of some tribes in terms of their movement?

Nomadic lifestyle

What was a common characteristic of tribal groups in relation to land and pastures?

They controlled land and pastures jointly, dividing them amongst households according to their own rules

What was a notable feature of some tribes in terms of their movement?

They were nomadic and moved frequently

What was the primary source of livelihood for many tribes?

Agriculture

Explore the historical development and impact of social hierarchy in the Indian subcontinent under the Delhi Sultans and Mughals, as influenced by the rules of varna and Brahmanas.

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