Sentence Examples

  • Later the Bengal Tenancy Act of 1885, since amended by an act of 1898, created various classes of privileged tenants, including one class known as " settled ryots," in which the qualifying condition is holding land, not necessarily the same land, for twelve years continuously in one village.
  • It is believed that the ryots will eventually be able to secure, and to hold against all corners, the strong legal position which the Bengal Tenancy Act has given them.
  • Let them go on (as they will) till all the ryots are thoroughly indoctrinated into the new system."
  • Advances of money are often made by the government to enable the ryots to grow the poppy.
  • In June and July, when the rains begin, the bags are taken down and emptied 1 This is purchased from the ryots at 12 annas per maund.

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