Land Tenure systems Under British rule

Land Tenure systems Under British rule

The three major Land Tenure systems Under British rule are discussed below Zamindari System: This system of was introduced by Lord Cornwallis in 1793 in Bengal ,Bihar Made zamindars into landlords and proprietors of land Zamindars will have to pay fixed rental to the government Status of cultivators were changed to mere rent paying tenants Though fixed rent was to be paid to government, zamindars exploited the tenants by arbitrarily increasing the rent Led to increasing hold of zamindar as political allies and suppression of peasants 2.Ryotwari System: Introduced by…

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