Medieval Indian History Questions (MCQs) for UPSC, SSC & States PCS Examinations

Q.  Which of the following describes the batais or ghallabakhshi?

a. Produce was divided between the peasants and the state in fixed proportion.
b. Rough appraisement on the basis of the inspection of the crops and past payments made by the village as a whole.
c. Produce was divided between the ministers and the state in fixed proportion.
d. None of the above


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Akbar followed a number of assessment systems the most common being the batais or ghallabakhshi wherein the produce was divided between the peasants and the state in fixed proportion.
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