DMPQ-Write a short note on Mahalwari system.

Mahalwari system was introduced in 1833 during the period of William Bentick. Mahalwari system is the modified version of the Zamindari settlement The revenue settlement was to be made village by village or estate (mahal) by estate with landlords or heads of families who collectively claimed to be the landlords of the village or the estate.

Places where this system was introduced – In the Gangetic valley, the North-West Provinces, parts of Central India, and the Punjab. In the Punjab a modified Mahalwari System known as the village system was introduced.

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