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This research presents an overview of principle of accountability of executive in Islamic state. Existence and survival of any state is not sustainable without process of accountability as per law of the land and provision of constitution. Elite class was exempted from any sort of accountability and treated above the law in pre Islamic period whereas man in the street was dealt with strict compliance of rules and regulations. This paper has provided strong evidences from the perspective of historical research that executive in Islamic state has not been exempted from the process of transparent of accountability. Moreover, this article also builds up strong argument in light of Quran and Sunnah as well as line of action adopted by orthodox caliphs. It also highlights various incidents of accountability and legal precedence occurred during Khilafat e Rashda and post era as well.