Friday, May 14, 2010

Kharaj



Kharaj: [KH]a Raaj

Kharaj is a land tax which accrues to a king because to his ownership of the land.



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Authority Referred: Irfan Habib, The Agrarian System of Mughal India 1556-1707. pp 123


Remarks: The ownership of land as it existed in India forms an important issue of debate among the scholars of Indian History. The debate is still alive among the colonial historians and national historians.


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