The aim of the paper is to investigate the role of eunuchs and transgender i.e. the gendered other in central and provincial administration of Medieval India. In order to achieve the aim, the paper presents (1) a basic architecture of the significance of various administrative posts in Medieval India, (2) the gendered other’s role in the executive, military, police, finance management and judiciary (3) the gendered other’s role in the medicinal provision of the Empire. The paper is based on multiple historical records and article analysis including Ain I Akbari, Tazkiratul Waqiat as well as articles written by Lubna Irfan and Shadab Bano.
2. Gendered Other in The Administrative Setup
3. Role in Executive