List the achievements of Mahmud Gawan as Prime Minister of Bahamani kingdom.
The achievements of Mahmud Gawan as a prime Minister are as follows:
- Mahmud Gawan was the prime minister but in reality, he controlled the entire administration.
- He divided kingdom into eight tarafs (provinces), under Tarfdars.
- He reduced the powers of the governors of these ‘Tarafs’ (Provinces)
- In each of these eight ‘Tarafs’ some areas were kept reserve for the control of the Central Government and for their administrative control, officials were appointed by the Centre.
- He put a check on the powers of the nobles.
- He introduced a fair system of justice.