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After the Santhal Uprising subsided, what was/were the measure/measures taken by the colonial government?
1. The territories called `Santhal Paraganas' were created.
2. It became illegal for a Santhal to transfer land to a non-Santhal

Select the correct answer using the code given below:
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Answer:

C

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Explanation:

Statement 1 is correct. The territories called 'Santhal Paraganas' were created. These were special administrative units established to provide a separate administrative and legal system for the Santhal people. It aimed to address their grievances and provide them with a degree of self-governance.

Statement 2 is also correct. It became illegal for a Santhal to transfer land to a non-Santhal. This measure was implemented to protect the land rights of the Santhal community and prevent exploitation by non-Santhal individuals or groups.

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