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With reference to Mughal India what is/are the difference /differences between Jagirdar and zamindar?
1. Jagirdars were holders of land assignments in lieu of judicial and police duties whereas Zamindars were holders of revenue rights without obligation to perform any duty other than revenue collection.
2. Land assignments to jagirdars were hereditary and revenue rights of Zamindar were not hereditary

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



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Jagirdars were holders of land assignments (jagirs) granted by the Mughal emperor or regional authorities. These assignments were primarily revenue assignments, and the jagirdars were responsible for collecting revenue from the assigned territory. They did not have specific obligations to perform judicial and police duties.

Zamindars, on the other hand, were revenue officials responsible for collecting land revenue from the peasants. They held revenue rights over a specific area and had the responsibility of collecting revenue on behalf of the state.


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