Sentence Examples

  • But of late years there has been an enormous influx of Anglo-Indian rupees, so that these have become practically the currency of the country, even to the frontier of China, and are now counted, instead of being valued as bullion.
  • British currency has been introduced instead of Chandori rupees, which were much depreciated.
  • As a rule the basis of calculation was 100 rupees from every ten houses, with a To% deduction for those exempted by custom.
  • When Warren Hastings pressed the nawab for the payment of debt due to the Company, he obtained from his mother a loan of 26 lakhs of rupees, for which he gave her a jagir of four times the value; he subsequently obtained 30 lakhs more in return for a full acquittal, and the recognition of her jagirs without interference for life by the Company.
  • The revenue in 1914-5 amounted to 872 lakhs of rupees (approx.

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