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Khan and Gupta (1990). Land Revenue Settlement Of Bhandara (Khalsa) District During Year (1916-21). Journal of Ravishankar University (Part-A: SOCIAL-SCIENCE), 3(1), pp.43-47.
of Ravishankar University Vol. 01 No. A
(Science) 1990 pp. 43-47 ISSN
Land Revenue Settlement Of Bhandara (Khalsa) District During Year
M A Khan and Kuldeep Kumar Gupta
Of History, Culture & Archeology,
University, Raipur(M.P.) 492010
MS Received 28.6.90; revised 3.9.90
Abstract: Bhandara was one of the districts of
Nagpur division and subsequently of Chattisgarh division of Central Provinces.
After India's independence from British rule, Bhandara became a dtstrlct of
Maharashtra.When Nagpur country came under the Marathas, the Bhandara district
also became a part of the Maratha territory. During the Maratha times, the
summary settlements were the rule, During the British protectorate during years
(1818-1830), the triennial settlements gave way to annual settlements. Thirty
years settlement was completed in 1867. The district was resettled in 1984-99 and
1916-21. The settlement of 1916-21of khalsa areawas made for a period of twenty
years. The operations for resettlement were begun early in 1916 by map
correction and attestation. The villages were grouped and landwere valued. Soil
was calssified into nine classes. Unirigated land was divided into seven positions
and three classes of irrigation were adopted. Pure malguzari kamil jama or the full
revenue assessment of the malguzari portion was Rs.562780. In the malguzari
area, the fraction of. malguzari assets assessed fell from 56 per cent to 53
per cent. The gross malguzari or khalsa kamil jama was Rs.69056.
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