Zamindar sentence example
- The zamindar seemed a solvent person, capable of keeping a contract; and his official position as tax-collector was confused with the proprietary rights of an English landlord.
- The zamindar himself is a creation of the Mahommedans, unknown to the early Hindu system.
- If the offer of the zamindar was not deemed satisfactory, another contractor was substituted in his place.
- The zamindar was conspicuous and useful; the village community and the cultivating ryot did not force themselves into notice.
- The same English prejudice which made a landlord of the zamindar could recognize nothing but a tenantat-will in the ryot.Advertisement
- The prevailing system throughout the Madras presidency is the ryotwari, which takes the cultivator or peasant proprietor as its rent-paying unit, somewhat as the Bengal system takes the zamindar.
- Neither zamindar nor village officer intervenes between the cultivator and the state, which takes directly upon its own shoulders all a landlord's responsibility.
- The raja of Benares had certain special rights as zamindar, and in 1910 it was arranged to make part of his "family domain" a new native state with an area of 887 sq.
- The same view recommended itself to the authorities at home, partly because it would place their finances on a more stable basis, partly because it seemed to identify the zamindar with the more familiar landlord.