Why is Sher Shah Called the Fore Runner of Akbar?

Sher Shah as the Fore-runner of Akbar: Akbar has been called "The Great" on account of his efficient administration, liberal religious policy and political insight. A close study of Akbar's policy would reveal that Akbar followed several policies of Sher Shah. Of course, he improved upon them in the new context. Akbar followed the land policy of Sher Shah. He [...]