Under Shivaji's rule, the head of a unit of 25 in the Cavalry was known as

A. Jumadar

B. Havaldar

C. Faujdar

D. Hazari

Answer: Option B

Solution(By Examveda Team)

One unit in the cavalry was formed of 25 troopers; over them was placed a havaldar, and five havaldars formed one jumla under a jumladar. Ten jumladars made a hazari charge, and five hazaris were placed under a panjhazari, who was given a salary of 2000 huns.

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