What was the Jagirdari crisis?

The Jagirdari Crisis was an economic situation where there was a shortage of lands or jagirs. This defrayed the cost of administration and the imperial throne was unable to pay for wars or maintain a standard of living of its nobility. 

This resulted in the Mughal throne giving its own land to pay its officials. This led to the decrease of the Mughal Emperor’s lands and by extension, his power.

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