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Hafner Gabriel Hafner Gabriel Dec 24, 2020

What was the advantages and disadvantages the Ryotiwari System?​

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For this purpose all holdings were measured and assessed according to crop potential and actual cultivation. The advantages of this system were the elimination of middlemen, who often oppressed villagers, and an assessment of the tax on land actually cultivated and not merely occupied.

  • The peasant had to bear a high tax rate.
  • The tax had to be paid irrespective even if the crops failed due to factors like drought.
  • During such times, peasants were reduced to starvation level due to the requirement to pay the tax.
  • This could even lead to widespread famines. This conversation is already closed by Expert.
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