Land Reforms in India
- Critically examine the implications of the Indian Feudalism on polity of early medieval India.
- "Shershah Suri had laid the foundation of administration on which Akbar raised the superstructure."Explain.
- What improvements were done by Todarmal / Akbar in the existing land revenue system created by Sher Shah Suri? Discuss their impact on peasants.
- Write a critical note on Akbar's land revenue system. To what extent a shift from annual system of assessment to Dahsala system helped the royal exchequer or the peasants. Discuss.
- "The position of Zamindars had undergone a paradigm change from Mughal era to British Era". Amplify.
- "In the 18th and 19th century's free countries of Europe and America, more and more people shifted from agriculture to industry and service. Ironically, exactly reverse happened in India."Discuss critically.
- Discuss the salient features of Permanent Settlement. Why some historians call it a bold step and a wise measure adopted by company while some others called it a sad blunder? Substantiate.
- Critically examine the social, economical and political outcome of Permanent Settlement of Bengal, Bihar and Odisha.
- Make a comparative account of Zamindari, Mahalwari and Ryotwari system.
- Critically examine the impact of the commercialization of agriculture on the peasant classes during 18th and 19th century India.
- Critically examine the circumstances in which Zamindari Abolition Acts were passed in newly independent India throwing light on the outcomes of the enactments.
- Discuss the tenancy reforms in independent India throwing light on their achievements.
- "The Bhoodan and Gramdan movements led by Vinoba Bhave attempted to bring about a "nonviolent revolution"in India's land reforms programme."Discuss.
- Critically examine the performance of Land Ceiling acts / reforms in Independent India.
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