Saturday, April 10, 2010


abadi: Abadi refers to an area under habitation in a village during the Mughal Empire period in India. It was a term which specified the area under cultivation belonging to habitants in a village in the revenue records of the Mughal administration. It was recorded in the revenue records maintained since the days of Akbar.

Later, the term became the part of general speech and invariably refers to an area under habitation.

Digital Reference:


Edit Report

Land Revenue Administration Under the Mughals, 1700-50

The Agrarian System of Mughal India 1526-1707

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