The Taluqdari Settlement in Oudh by Rajkumar SarvadhikariThe Taluqdari Settlement in Oudh by Rajkumar Sarvadhikari

The Taluqdari Settlement in Oudh

byRajkumar Sarvadhikari

Paperback | February 9, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1882 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER V. "THE COMPROMISE." The taluqdars, when previously asked, had expressed their regret that they could not, consistently with the terms of the sunuds granted to them, agree to any sort of arrangement or compromise on the point of tenant-right. But that opinion was expressed with reference to the view then urged by the Governor-General that non-proprietary cultivators generally, who had held for a certain time, should be recorded as possessing a right of occupancy, and have their rents fixed for the term of settlement. Under the altered position of this point produced by Sir Henry Davies's Report, the taluqdars might be disposed, it was thought, to stand less stiffly on what they considered to be their full right than they were in 1864. It was urged, on behalf of the taluqdars, that the issue of the recent inquiry as fixed by the Secretary of State, and accepted by the Government of India, was whether rights of occupancy existed at the Annexation; and, agreeably to the instructions of the Governor-General, the taluqdars were assured by the Chief Commissioner that this was the object and limit of the inquiry, and that if the result should be to prove that no such rights existed at Annexation, none would be created. This issue having been decided in the negative by the Financial Commissioner, it followed that all claims on behalf of the non-proprietary cultivators should be abandoned, and that no rights of occupancy of any kind should be acknowledged. The Secretary of State, it was added, had declared, in his Despatch of 10th February 1865, that their previous existence at the time of Annexation was the only foundation on which they could rest. But if it was still desired that some consideration should be shown to the descendants of former proprietors, ...
Title:The Taluqdari Settlement in OudhFormat:PaperbackDimensions:66 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021710861X

ISBN - 13:9780217108614