9th Class Social Science Peasants and Farmers Question Bank Long Answer Type - Peasants and Farmers

  • question_answer Why did the British increase the land for cultivation in India?


    (i) British rule was gradually established in India after the Battle of Plassey (1757).
    (ii) During the period of colonial rule, the rural landscape was transformed.
    (iii) The British found land revenue as a major source of government income.
    (iv) Efforts were made to impose a regular system of land revenue, increase revenue rates and expand the area under cultivation.

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