With reference to Mughal India, what is/are the difference/differences between Jagirdar and Zamindar?
- Jagirdars were holders of land assignments in lieu of judicial and police duties, whereas Zamindars were holders of revenue rights without obligation to perform any duty other than revenue collection.
- Land assignments to Jagirdars were hereditary and revenue rights of Zamindars were not hereditary.
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
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(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2
|Land revenue assigned as a jagir in lieu of salary||Hereditary rights in land and collecting revenue|
|Land assignment not hereditary, transferable||Hereditary right of land ownership|
|Holder of land assignments in lieu of military services||Performs judicial and police duties locally|
Therefore, option (d) is the correct answer.