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Historical Review of JK Land Reform Laws: (From 1887-1976)………Part II

Historical Review of JK Land Reform Laws: (From 1887-1976)………Part II

In spite of the fact that the Dogra Ruler in 1933 fulfilling “its obligations to its own Muslim subjects” 19 conferred proprietary rights upon the occupancy hereditary cultivators, a good chunk of land still continued to be under the iron grip of Jagirdari & Chakdari systems, and the tenants-at-will of different categories of the landlords continued to be at their[Read More…]

by February 1, 2019 1 comment Kashmir
Historical Review of JK Land Reform Laws: (From 1887-1976)………Part I

Historical Review of JK Land Reform Laws: (From 1887-1976)………Part I

J&K in the past was predominantly agricultural State. Immediately before 1947, near to 90% of its population lived in villages & depended on agriculture. Under Dogra Rule, “in Kashmir the land [belonged] to the Ruler, the cultivators [were] his servants”. 1 In Jammu, proprietorship in lands was claimed by the Dogra monarchs as hereditary, in Ladakh & Batistan it was[Read More…]

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