Land Revenue, Land Tenures and Landlord-tenant Relations in Kashmir 1846-1936A.C.

Mohd Amin Sofi


The record of land revenue management in Jammu and Kashmir State under the Dogras was a history of quite unremitting misuse of peasantry by the ruling class. Agriculture was the major basis of income and 82 % of the population was betrothed in it. The agrarian system of Kashmir weary superior similitude to that common in other Sikh-ruled provinces. The land was apprehended by his subjects in aptitude of the tenants for which they were mandatory to disburse land revenue to him. A peasantry having no defense and loaded with an overwhelming method of dues and always in search of rest which it never found, was logically droopy to take to the soil with zest.

Keywords: Land Revenue, landlord tenant relations, agencies of revenue collections and irrigation.

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