what is mahalwari system ? mention a few advantages and disadvantages of it.

Mahalwari system:
 
  1. This system was devised by Holt Mackenzie in 1822.
  2.  Under this system the revenue was collected from the village , generated from the village land which was collectively owned by the village community.
  3. The village headman was responsible for collecting revenue who then paid it to the company collectors
  4. The system was introduced in North Western frontier provinces of the Bengal Presidency
‚Äč‚ÄčAdvantages:
a. The amount of revenue was not fixed.
b.The amount was revised periodically depending on the net produce.

Disadvantages:

a.The amount of revenue was too high  burdening the villagers

 

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