Question

The Parda System started in India from

A

Vedic period

B

Rajput period

C

Mughal period

D

British period

Medium

Solution

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Correct option is C)

Purdah practice which requires women to cover face and body in order to achieve their seclusion from public meetings and places is considered to be Persian in origin. This practice was followed by Muslim communities which invaded India during medieval times. It is believed that this practice spread to Hinduism during the rule of Mughals. It's spread in India is attributed to copying the tradition and practices of Muslim Nobles by common people. 

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