Sentence Examples

  • The ancient offices pertaining to the village, as those of the headmen (patel), the village accountant, &c., are in working order throughout the Mahratta country.
  • In the magistracies the authority of the chiefs and indumas (headmen) is exercised under the control of resident magistrates.
  • Finally, there are the village headmen, assisted in Upper Burma by elders, variously designated according to old custom.
  • Similarly in the towns, there are headmen of wards and elders of blocks.
  • In Upper Burma these headmen have always been revenue collectors.