GS 1 Prelim 2019/51 (Solved)
51. With reference to Mughal India, what is/are the difference/difference between Jagirdar and Zamindar?
1. Jagirdars were hoders of land assignments in lieu of judicial and police dutics, whereas Zamindars were holders of revenue rights without obligation to perform any duty other than revenue collection.
2. Land asignments to jagirdars were hereditary and revenue rights of zamindars were herediatary.
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2
Answer is ‘D’