Which among the following is a correct meaning of office of Qazi-ul-Quzat under the Mughals?
[A] Head of the Finance department
[B] Censor of Public morals
[C] Supreme Authority in Justice
[D] Incharge of charities
Chief judge of the empire
Qazi-ul-Quzat was the supreme authority in justice. Since it was difficult for the emperor to do-away with justice in all the cases, he appointed Qazi-ul-Quzat to do the justice in accordance with Muslim Law. The Chief Judge of the sultanate was known as the Qazi –I- Mamalik also known as the Qazi- ul- Quzat.