Q. 84.2( 72 Votes )

What role did the Yamuna play in the layout of the new Mughal city at Shahjahanabad?

Answer :

Role of Yamuna in the layout of the new Mughal city at Shahjahanabad:


1. The imperial palace commanded the front of river Yamuna in the new city of Shahjahanabad in Delhi.


2. Only the most favored nobles were given access to the river.


3. Other peoples had to construct their home in the city away from the river Yamuna.


4. This gave a new layout to the city and the city expanded.


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