suppression of a subsequent revolt there.
  reserved only for the members of the royal family. But the greatest
  achievement of Todar Mal was his famous revenue settlement of the
  empire which has since remained the foundation of Indian land revenue
  Under his instructions the revenue accounts were kept in the Persian
  language and script. The Hindus had thus to learn Persian and this enabled
  them to qualify themselves for higher government service. Great as a
  financier and solider Todar Mal was equally noted for his honesty. Abul
  Fazl speaks of him in terms of unreserved praise. There is no doubt that he
  was one of the ablest and most upright of Akbar’s officers.
Jahangir (1605–27)
Reforms Prince Salim assumed the title of Jahangir (World Conqueror) and
adhered to Akbar’s ideals of the coexistence of all religious communities. He
remitted some local taxes on trade and the manufacturing of goods. He also
forbade the killing of animal for food on Thursdays and Sundays. Besides, he
sought to enhance the importance of the mazolim court.
                               NUR JAHAN
  In 1611 Jahangir married Mihr-un-nisa, the widow of Sher Afghan, who
  was killed fighting the governor of Bengal. After her marriage Mihr-un-
  nisa was given the title Nur Mahal (Light of the Palace) and, later, Nur
  Jahan (Light of World). Nur Jahan’s father, Itimad-ud-daula, had been
  appointed joint-diwan long before the wedding. After his daughter’s
  marriage to the emperor, he was promoted as wazir. Nur Jahan’s elder
  brother, Mirza Abul Hasan, was given the title Asaf Khan and was
  appointed khan-i-saman. In 1612 Asaf Khan’s daughter, Arjumand Banu
  Begum (later entitled Mumtaz Mahal), married Jahangir’s third son, prince
  Khurram. Coins were even struck in her name, but it was not until 1622
  that Jahangir’s rapidly declining  health reduced him to a figure-head and