Who introduced the famous Persian Festival of Nowruz ?

(1) Alauddin Khalji
(2) Iltutmish
(3) Firoz Tughlaq
(4) Balban

Correct Answer : (4) Balban was the first introduced the famous Persian festival of Nowruz in India.

Explanation :

The Parsi New Year, also known as Festival of Nowruz, is celebrated to mark the beginning of the Iranian calendar. The festival is a New Year celebration of Spring Equinox.

The tradition began some 3000 years ago and is observed by the Parsi community around the world.

The day is also known as Jamshed-i-Nowruz after the Persian King, Jamshed, who introduced the Parsi calendar.

Balban was the first introduced the famous Persian Festival of Nowruz in India to impress the nobles and people with his wealth and power.

During the period of Balban people were not much happy by the ways he ruled so he tried to divert their focus from the situation of the law in his region.

Balban was a king with desire, he want to rule the complete Indian region but he was not so strong at that time so he need the help of the other muslim rulers at that time and Persian king was the one of the powerful ruler in the whole Indian.

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