Assertion (A): Alauddin Khalji imposed price control in Delhi.
Reason (R): He wanted to pay lower wages to artisans building his palaces in Delhi.

A. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

B. Both A and R are true but R is not a correct explanation of A

C. A is true but R is false

D. A is false but R is true

Answer: Option C

Solution(By Examveda Team)

Alauddin fixed the prices for a wide range of goods, including grains, cloth, slaves and animals. He banned hoarding and regrating, appointed supervisors and spies to ensure compliance with the regulations, and severely punished the violators.

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