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Land Revenue Systems in British India.

India's Struggle for Independence, 1857-1947

India's Struggle for Independence, 1857-1947

by Bipan Chandra, Mridula Mukherjee, Aditya Mukherjee, K. N. Panikkar, Sucheta Mahajan

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Permanent settlement

Land revenue was one of the major sources of income for Britishers in India. 

  1. Permanent settlement was also known as Zamindari System or Istamarari (Sthayi) Bandobast.
  2.  Lord Cornwallis introduced this system in

Tax under Zamindari System

  1. The zamindars were free to impose desired rent on farmers.
  2. Zamindars had to pay a fixed revenue of 10/11th or 89% to the East India Company and he keep the rest 1/11th or 11% to himself.
  3. Permanent settlement fixed the land rights

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