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.