TECHNICAL TERMS IN PAKISTANI LAND REVENUE AND LAND LAW (Urdu , Persian and Arabic)

 

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A

Abadi deh Inhabited site of village.
Abi Watered by lift from tanks, pools, marshes, or streams.
Abiana An assessment levied in addition to the assessment at unirrigated rates on account of the advantage derived from irrigation
Abwab
Adhlapi A man who by sinking a well in another man’s land acquires ownership in half of the land attached to the well
Adna malik Inferior owner.
Ahtrafi A cess paid by artisance to the village proprietors.
Ala lambardar Chief lambardar (Headman).
Ala malik. Superior owner.
Amin Surveyor employed for making village maps.
Ang Cess on cattle levied by proprietors on other residents in village for grazing in village waste.
Anwanda Clearing tenant in Dera Ghazi Khan (See note, page 107 of Settlement manual).
Asami Tenant (in old settlement literature the term is sometimes confined to a resident tenant).

B

Bachh Distribution of revenue over holdings.
Badastur
Bahi
Bajra A kind of millet (Pennisetum typhodeum).
Bakhra Share (in Pathan tracts).
Banda Hamlet (in Pathan tracts).
Bangar Upland tract.
Banjar Uncultivated land.
Bania Village’s shopkeeper, money-lender.
Banjar Uncultivated land.
Banjar kadim New fallow (for all explanation see paragraph 267).
Banjar kadim Old fallow (for full explanation see paragraph 267).
Barani Dependent on rainfall.
Batai Rent taken by division of crop.
Batta A form of village tenure (see paragraph 139).
Bhaichara Sub-number (paragraph 271).
Bhoang Due paid harvest by harvest to a godkesh tenant (note on page 107).
Bhunga Cess on cattle levied by proprietors on other residents in a village for grazing in village waste.
Bhur
Bigha A measure of area. In the Western Punjab the bigha is half a ghumao, in the east the shahjahani bigha is five-eighths of an acre and the zamindari or kacha bigha five-twenty fourths of an acre. The actual bigha used by the Zamindari does not always correspond with the kacha bigha used in settlement surveys (see paragraph 243).
Bir A preserve.
Bisa One-twentieth of a bigha (q. v).
Biswi A fee paid in recognition of property right.
Biswansi One-twentieth of a bigha (q.v).
Burji A survey pillar.
Butemar A tenant who has acquired permanent rights in the land by clearing it of jangal.

C

Chaharam A grant of one-fourth of the ruler’s share of the produce to an individual or family of influence.
Chah Well; well-holding.
Chahi Irrigated from a well.
Chahi khalis Irrigated only from a well as distinguished from chahi-narhi (q.v) or chahi-sailab.
Chahi-nahri Irrigated partly from a well and partly from canal.
Chak Assessment circle, a block of land.
Chakbat Applied to a patti or sub-division of an estate which has all its land lying in one block (see Khetbat).
Chakdar Inferior owner (in South-West Punjab). For full explanation, (see paragraph 168).
Chakla Assessment circle.
Chakota Lump grain rent or rent consisting of a fixed amount of grain in the rabi, and a fixed amount of cash in the kharif harvest (see paragraph 312).
Chapparband A term for a resident (see tenant paragraph 196) entitled to permanent occupation at a fixed rate of rent (see paragraph 197).
Chari A kind of millet (q.v) grown for fodder (see jowar).
Chaudhri Rural notable.
Chaukidar Village watchman.
Chela Supiritual son or pupil.
Chhambh A marsh.
Chhar A system of silt clearance under which the clearance is effected by the irrigators themselves (see paragraph 449).
Chundavand A custom of inheritance under which several sons by one wife inherit the same share as a single son by another wife (see pagvand).

D

Daftri Owner in pathan tracts (see paragraph 157).
Dak
Dakar Stiff clay soil.
Darbar Council or other governing body in a Native State.
Darkhwast Mal Tender of engagement to pay the land revenue.
Duzari ….
Darya
Dastur-ul-amal Hand-book for the guidance of district revenue officers in carrying out of the provisions of the settlement.
Daul Estimate of revenue payable by different estates (see paragraph 16).
Daulp
Dharat Weighment fee; levied on sales of produce within village (see paragraph 94).
Dhenkli A hand-lever well.
Dhok
Doab Country lying between two rivers.
Dohli Death-bed gift of a small plot of land to a Brahman.

E

Ekfasli Yielding one crop in each agricultural year.

F

Fakir Religious mendicant.
Fard Ranngazi. List of fields for colouring purposes.

G

Gharldakhilkar Tenant-at-will.
Ghair Maurasi Tenant-at-will.
Ghairmumkin
Ghi Clarified butter.
Ghumao A measure of area (see paragraph 243).
Girdawar Kanungo or supervisor of patwaris (Paragraph 292-A).
Girdawari Harvest inspection.
Godkesh Tenant in Multan who has acquired a permanent title by breaking up waste (note on page 107).
Gora Land close to a village site which is often heavily manured.
Gosha
Got Sub-division of a tribe.
Guru Spiritual father or guide.

H

Hakimi hissa The ruler’s share of the produce.
Hakk buha Dorr tax; a cess levied by proprietors from other residents in a village (see paragraph 94).
Hakkdar A tenant entitled to permanent occupation at a fixed rate of rent (see paragraph 197).
Hamsayas Dependents occupying outlying hamlets of a pathan estate on condition of assisting in repelling raids on the lands of the proprietors (see paragraph 159).
Hari Applied to land cropped only in the rabi harvest.
Hathrakhaidar A man who agreed to become responsible for payment of the revenue on condition of receiving the proprietor’s share of the produce; has less a fee paid in recognition of the owner’s proprietary title (see paragraph 172).

I

Ikrarnama Village administration paper, same as wajib-ul-arz.
Iliaqawar Relating to an ilaka or tract.
Inam A cash allowance paid to secure the services of a man of influence.
Inamdar The holder of an inam (q.v)
Ismi A proprietary fee.

J

Jadid See banjar jaded. Also a class of tenant ( see paragraph 196).
Jagir An assignmen of land revenue.
Jagirdar Holder of an assignment of land-revenue.
Jama Land revenue demand.
Jamabandi Register of holdings of owners and tenants showing land held by each and amounts payable as rent, land revenue, and cesses.
Jamai A class of tenant (see paragraph 196).
Jangal Uncultivated land covered with brushwood and small trees.
Jhalar A Persian-wheel by which water is raised from a stream or canal.
Jahalari Irrigated by jhalar (q.v).
Jhil A sheet of water.
Jhuri Fee paid to proprietor when entering on possession of land (see paragraph 168).
Jinswar Relating to crops, also the crop statement for any particular harvest.
Jowar A kind of millet (Sorghum Vulgare).

K

Kabza
Kacha Incomplete or imperfect, applied to village measures of area and weights as distinguished from those recognised by Government; not lined with masonry (of a well).
Kacha asami Term used for a tenant-at-will (see paragraph 197).
Kacha bigha See bigha.
Kacha malba The system under which the amount actually expended on the common pruposes fo a village is distributed periodically over the proprietors. To be distinguished from pakka malba (q.v).
Kachahri District court-house.
Kadam A pace (see paragraph 243).
Kadim See banjar kadim also a class of tenant (see paragraph 197).
Kadimi A class of tennat (see paragraph 198).
Kaifiyat Report note.
Kalar Barren land, also applied to reh efflorescence, and in the east of the Punjab to sour clay rice (Land kalar dahr).
Kamlana Cess paid by artisans to the proprietors of the village in which they ply their trade (see paragraph 94).
Kan Appraisement of crops, realization of landlord’s share of produce in cash after appraising its amount and value.
Kanal A measure or area (see paragraph 243).
Kania A man who appraises crops.
Kankar Lime modules.
Kankut Same as kan (q.v).
Kanungo Supervisor of patwaris.
Karam Unit of length.
Kardar Title of official in Indian State.
Karguzari Outturn of work.
Karukan Length and breadth.
Kasur Fee paid in recognition of proprietary title (see paragraph 170).
Khadir Lowlying land near river.
Khaka Rough plan.
Khalsa The Sikh commonwealth. Revenue credited to Government as contrasted with jagir (q.v.) revenues.
Khamtahsil Direct management of estate by Government.
Kharaba Portion of crop which has failed to come to maturity.
Kharach Cess realized by landlord in addition to rent (see paragraph 339).
Kharif Autumn harvest.
Khasanve Same as vesh (q.v).
Khasra List of folds, field register.
Khasra girdawari. Harvest inspection register.
Khata Holding of a tenant.
Khatauni A list of holdings of tenants. Holding slips prepared at re-measurement (see Appendix VII).
Khetbat Applied to a patti or sub-division of an estate; all the land of which does not lie in a single block (see chakbat).
Khewat A list of owners’ holdings.
Khewat-khatauni. A combined khewat and khatauni corresponding to the present jamabandi (see Paragraph 274).
Khudkasht Cultivated by the owner himself.
Khula vesh Fresh calculation of shares at time of vesh (q.v.) (See paragraph 158).
Khush-haisiyati Owner’s rate, water, or canal-advantage rate.
Killabandi (See Appendix XIV).
Kudhi-Lamini A cess on hearths realized by proprietors from other residents in a village (see paragraph 94).
Kuhmar A tenant in Dera Gazi Khan who has earned a permanent title by sinking a well (see paragraph 211).

L

Lakh 1,00,000.
Lakhiraj Exempt from assessment.
Lambardar Village headman.
Latha girdawari. Cloth copy of the patwari’s map (Paragraph 292 and Appendix XXI).
Lathband A tenant who acquires rights in land by embanking fields (see Paragraph 211).
Lathmar Same as lathband (q.v).
Lichh Fee paid in recognition of proprietary title (see Paragraph 169).
Lungi Fee paid to proprietor when enterin on possession of land (see paragraph 168).

M

Mafi Revenue free.
Mafidar The holder of an assignment of land revenue.
Mahal
Mahsul Share of produce due to sate, now share of produce taken by person who pays the revenue in money (see paragraph 170).
Mahsulkhor A kind of land revenue farmer (see paragraph 172).
Maira Sandy loam.
Mal Land Revenue
Malatar Same as hamsaya (q.v).
Malba Fund out of which common village expenses are defrayed.
Malguzar Person responsible for payment of land revenue.
Malguzari Relating to assessment assessable.
Malik Owner in Western Punjab; malik means a leading man in a section of a tribe.
Malik adna Inferior proprietor.
Malik ala Superior proprietor.
Malikana Fee paid in recogniting of proprietary title.
Malik Kabza A man who owners the land actually in his possession; but has no share in the common property of the village community (see paragraph 142).
Marla A measure of area (see paragraph 243).
Masri A small pulse.
Matyat A word used in United provinces fro a clay soil. Occupancy tenant.
Mauza
Mauzawar By villages (paragraph 512).
Milan khasra An area statement abstracted from the khasra (q.v) annual area statement.
Milan rakba Annual area statement.
Milkiyat adna Inferior ownership.
Milkiyat ala Superior ownership.
Milkiyat makbuz Tenure of a malik kabza (q.v).
Min
Minhai Excluded from the assessable area.
Minjumla Part out of a whole (Instruction 3, Appendix VIII).
Mirasi A class of Landholder (See paragraph 196).
Mirasidar A class of landholder (see Paragraph 196).
Misl haqiyat Record-of- rights.
Moth A small pulse (phareoolus trilobus).
Muhtarafa Same as ahtrafi (q.v).
Mukaddim Superior proprietor (see paragraph 167), also a leading man or headman in a village community (see paragraph 115).
Makaddmi Fee paid to superior proprietor in recognition of proprietary title
Mukarraridar A kind of occupancy tenant
Mundhimar A man who acquires occupancy right in land by clearing it of jangal .
Munshi An Indian clerk.
Muntakhib assamiwar Statement of owners and tenants, holding with detail of fields and rent, etc.
Musavi Mapping sheet.
Mushakhsadar A farmer of the land revenue (See paragraph 172).

N

Nagha Commutation paid for failure to perform ehher (q.v) labour.
Nahri Irrigated from a canal.
Nahri-parts Assessment rate over and above the assessment rate or unirrigated land applied to nahri land in calculating the fixed assessment which it shall pay (see paragraph 446).
Naib-tehsildar The deputy or assistant of he Tehsildar (q.v.).
Naksha alamat List of conventional signs.
Naksha-intikal Statement of land transfers.
Naksha-lakhiraj Statement of land revenue assignments.
Naksha-thakbast Village boundary map (see paragraphs 248 and 270).
Nala Drain or watercourse.
Nautor Land brought under cultivation for the first time.
Nazim Governor of large tract in an Indian State.
Nazrana An abatement from the revenue to an estate, etc., retained by government in making a land revenue assignment to an individual.
Nazul Land, etc. which has become the property of government by escheat or failure of heirs.
Niai

P

Pachotra A surcharge of 5 per cent on the revenue paid to village headmen.
Pag Fee paid to proprietor on entering on possession of land and (see paragraph 168).
Pagvand A custom of inheritance under which sons by different wives inherit equal shares in land (see chundavand) the property being divided per capita.
Pahikasht A tenant who does not live in the village in which he cultivates land .
Paipath A fee paid, to a superior owner in a recognition of his proprietary title (see paragraph 169).
Pakka Complete or perfect applied to measures of weight and area recognized by government as distinguished from those used in villages; lined with masonry (of a well).
Pakka malba The system under which the amount to be collected for common village expenses in fixed at a definite percentage on the land revenue.
Pana A sub-division of an estate (see paragraph 128).
Panahi A tenant protected from ejectment for a term, of years (See paragraph 203).
Panapalat A form of periodical distribution of a land in the Gurgaon District (see paragraph 158).
Parcha An extract from a khatauni or Jamabandi, a copy of the entry in a khatauni regarding his holding given to a right-holder at measurement (see paragraph 2, Appendix VII).
Pargana A group of estates forming a sub-division of a district or Tehsil.
Part Sirkar Government copy of the new settlement record.
Part Tehsil Tehsil copy of the settlement map (paragraph 292 and Appendix XXI).
Parta Assessment rate.
Patta Leather cover such as is used fro protecting account books by Indian shopkeepers (see Appendix VII) also deed of grant (see paragraph 152).
Patti A sub-division of an estate (see paragraph 128); also a well holding (see paragraph 165).
Pattidar A form of village tenure (see paragraphs 137 and 138).
Patwari A village accountant or registrar.
Puchh-bakri A cess on marriage levied by proprietors from other resides in a village (see paragraph 94).

R

Rabi Spring harvest.
Raiyat
Raiyatwari A form of settlement in which the occupant of each holdings is under a separate engagement with Government, as distinguished from the village settlement in force in North-Western area.
Rakh A preserve.
Rangsaz A colourist.
Rassa-Buti A form of tenure in riverain estates in Sialko (see note on page 72).
Rastah
Rausli A loam soil.
Riwaj-I-am Record of customs followed by the chief tribes in a district in the matter of marriage, inheritance, etc. (see paragraphs 561—567).
Ret
Rohi A stiffish soil containing a considerable amount of clay.
Rubakati-akhir Brief abstract of settlement proceedings appended to settlement record (see paragraph 270).

S

Sabik
Sadr Headquarters station.
Sad malguzars Leading land-owners allowed to become responsible for revenue assessed on an estate
Sailab Flooded or kept permanently moist by river.
Sailaba Same as sailab (q.v.).
Sair Miscellaneous income derived from an estate by its owners over and above the profits fo cultivation (see paragraph 356).
Sanad A deed of grant.
Sarak
Sarsahi A measure of area (See paragraph 243).
Sarsari parts An all-round rate on cultivation without discrimination of soils or classes of land.
Sawani Cropped only in the autumn harvest.
Sayar See sair.
Ser A measure of weight, 1/40th of maund.
Seri Grant of land made by pathan Chief to me who helped him with their swords or their prayers.
Sermani A fee of one ser in the mauud of produce paid in recognition of proprietary title.
Shahjahani bigha See bigha.
Shahnahri Irrigated from a canal owned by the State.
Shajra Map, plan.
Shajra kishtwar Village common land.
Shikast
Shora
Sihadda Masonry pillar or platform erected at point where boundaries of three villages meet.
Silhdar Same as chakdar (q.v.).
Sir jagir Land owned by jagirdat in an estate of which the revenue is assigned to him.
Sir-o-pa Fee paid to proprietor when entering on possession of land (see paragraph 168).
Siwai Cesses also same as sair (q.v.).

T

Tafrik Distribution of revenue over holdings.
Tahrij asamiwar Abstract of khatauni showing tenants, holdings with their areas and rents; but without details of fields (see paragraph 270).
Tehsil A sub-division of a district, charge of Tehsildar.
Tehsildar Official in chief executive charge of a Tehsil.
Takavi Loan granted by Government to a land-owner for agricultural purposes.
Talukdar A superior proprietor (see paragraphs 103, 143 and 145).
Taraddadkar A class of tenant in jhang (see paragraph 211).
Taraf A sub-division of an estate.
Tarika paimaish Note of method of suvey (Appendix XXI).
Tarmim
Tawani A class of tenant in Kohat
Thana Police Station or the jurisdiction of a police Station
Tahana patti Marriage fee levied by proprietors of village from other residents
Thok A sub-division of an estate (see paragraph 128).
Thula A sub-division of an estate (see paragraph 128).

V

Vesh Periodical redistribution of land among proprietors (see paragraph 158).

W

Wajib-ul-arz Village administration paper (see paragraphs 295-296-A and Appendix VIII).
Waris Landholder (see paragraphs 152, 175, 178 and 197-A).
Warisi Right of the waris (q.v.).
Water
Wirsana Fee paid in recognition of proprietary title.

Z

Zabti Cash rents levied on account of certain crops.
Zail A group of estates out of which some representative man is appointed zaildar.
Zaildar A man of influence appointed to have charge of a zail.
Zamindar Land-owner.
Zamindari A form of village tenure (see paragraph 136).
Zamindari bigha See bigha.
Zari-I-Zagha Fund formed out of commutation paid by persons who do not perform the chher (q.v.) labour for which they are responsible.
Zillah (zil’s)

 Update:

Some more terms have been added below in Urdu with their English Meanings.

1. محال “Revenue Estate” means any area:-
(i). for which a separate record of rights has been made:
Or
(ii). Which has been separately assessed to land revenue:
(iii). Which the Board of Revenue may, by general rule or special order, declare to be an estate.
2. گاؤں/ موضع Village
3. آبادی دیہہ/آبادی Inhabited site of a village.
4. لال لکیر Boundary line showing the limit of village Abadi in Musavi (field map). It is in black ink but known as “lal lakir”.
5. مساوی Map of the estate which is prepared on mapping sheet.
6. شجرہ کشتوار Field map of a revenue estate.
7. شجرہ پارچہ Field map of a Revenue Estate prepared on cloth for use of village Patwari.
8. تتمہ شجرہ Supplementary map, which prepared on mutation register and “Musavi do murabba wali” when a portion of Khasra No. change
9. من نمبر خسرہ Portion of a field (Khasra number)
10. سہ حدہ Tri-junction pillars erected at point where boundaries of three or more Revenue Estates meet.
11. بُرجی Between two Try-junction pillars a small survey pillars, erected at every angle on the boundary line.
12. ٹھاک بست To verify the State distance between Try-junction pillars to try-junction pillars Burji to burji and Burji to Try-junction pillers at the spot by “Jareeb” (chain) and on a field map by “paimana” (patwari scale)
13. کرہ کان یا کرم کان Length and breadth of a field.
14. لام پیٹ A method of calculating the area of irregular fields by average of length and breadth.
15. مسل حقیقت Record of Rights prepared as a result of settlement, consolidation and killa bandi operation.
16. مسل میعادی Periodical Record i.e. a revised edition of Record of Rights (مِسل حقیقت) prepared after every four years.
17. شجرہ نسب مالکان Genealogical tree of owners of land of a revenue estate. It has two parts A & B.
18. نمبر حد بست Serial number given to every Revenue Estate of a Tehsil by the Settlement Officer.
19. نمبر کھیوٹ/کھاتہ Serial number allotted to owners in Register Haqdaran Zamin.
20. نمبر کھتونی Serial number allotted to cultivator in Register Haqdaran Zamin.
21. کھتونی نہر A statement prepared by canal Patwaris in each harvest showing area cultivated, land revenue and water rate etc. to be recovered.
22. کھتونی چٹھہ یا کھتونی پیمائش Holding slips prepared in settlement or consolidation operations of an Estate before the preparation of Record of Rights. It also called Chitha Khatoni.
23. پرچہ کھتونی A memorandum (copy of holding slips) given to every owners and cultivators for verification and record.
24. کھتونی تحصیل A register maintained by Wasal Baqi Nawis in each Tehsil Office showing head-wise demand, recovery and balance of Government dues relating to each Lamberdar.
25. ادنٰی مالک Inferior owner, now after the implementation of Land Reforms, they became owners of the Land.
26. اعلٰی مالک Superior owners, now they have become extinct after Land Reform.
27. مالک قبضہ An owner of the land who have not rights in “Shamlat deh” (common land of revenue estate).
28. مشتری بخانہ کاشت A vendee whose name is shown in cultivation column of Register Haqdaran Zamin and not in owners’ column.
29. رہن Mortgage with possession.
30. آڑ رہن یا مکفول الرہن Mortgage without possession.
31. راہن Mortgager
32. مرتہن Mortgagee.
33. دخیلکار مورثی یا مستقل Occupancy tenants (due to implementation of Land Reforms, they have almost acquired the rights of ownership.
34. مزارعہ تابعمرضی Tenant-at-will (this terms is written for
غیردخیلکار۔ غیرمستقل۔ غیرموروثی
35. واجب العرض Village administration papers or statement of customs respecting rights and liabilities in the Estate. It is prepared in Settlement.
36. نقل شرط واجب العرض Copy of some conditions of village administration papers.
37. شاملات دیہہ Common Land of a Revenue Estate. There are generally three types of Shamlat given as under:-
(i). شاملات دیہہ حسب رسد زر کھیوٹ (A common land of revenue Estate, which will be distributed on the base of Land Revenue of owners who have a rights in (شاملات) Shamlat.
(ii). شاملات دیہہ حسب رسد کھیوٹ (A common land of a Revenue Estate, which will be distributed on the base of area of every owner who have a rights in Shamlat (شاملات)
(iii). شاملات دیہہ حسب حصص جدی (Common land which will be distributed on the base of the shares already given in Geneological Tree (شجرہ نسب) in column “Paimana Haqiat (پیمانہ حقیقت)”
38. پتی/طرف/ٹھُلہ Sub-division of Estate.
39. پرتہ Rate Of Land Revenue
40. باچھ Distribution of revenue over holding, or Every land owner
41. ڈھال باچھ Statement showing the names and amount of Govt. dues recoverable from the Land owners to be given to Lambardar (headman) for recovery in each harvest.
42. فرد باچھ/فرد تفریق باچھ/فرد ڈھال باچھ Statement showing land revenue and other cases realizable from each holding (کھیوٹ)
43. نزول لینڈ Land or building escheated to Government, due to failure of heirs.
44. طلبانہ Charge for serving summons.
45. دستک Notice of demand for payment of land revenue.
46. قرق تحصیل A coercive process u/s 85 of the Land Revenue Act, 1967 by which the land of a defaulter is attached on account of arrears of Land Revenue.
47. خام تحصیل Direct management of land of defaulter by Government after annulment of assessment under Section 86 of the Land Revenue Act, 1967.
48. فصل خریف (ساونی) Autumn harvest. According to rule 14 of the Tenancy Rules, it is sown during the period from 1st April to 31st May and its crop inspection (گرداوری) is done in October. Its main crops are 1. چاول، مکئی، کپاس، کماد، باجرہ
49. زائد خریف Extra autumn harvest and its crops inspection is done from 15th November to 30th November. Its main crops are آلو، توریا
50. فصل بیعہ (ہاڑی) Spring harvest. According to rule 14 of the Tenancy Rules, it is sown during the period from 15th September to 15th November and its crops inspection (گرداوری) is done in March. Its main crops are :-جو، گندم، تارامیرا (سرشف)، سرسوں(نخود)، چنے
51. زائد ربیعہ Extra spring harvest and its crops inspection is done from 15th April to 30th April. Its main crops are:- تھوم، تمباکو، تربوزہ، خربوزہ
52. کنکُوت یاکَن Appraisement of crops. To assess yield from standing crops.
53. پنجوترہ (فیس نمبرداری) Fee paid to Lambardar (Headman) out of The Govt. dues collected and deposited by him.
54. عرض ارسال A memorandum given by the patwari to Lambardar showing the head-wise amount of Government dues taken to Tehsil for depositing into treasury.
55. سیاہ Daily cash account of a Tehsil.
56. سیاہ نویس Clerk responsible for writing up Siah (سیاہ)
57. فرد رفتار Crops inspection program prepared by the patwari showing the dates on which he will carry out Girdawry of a particular village of his circle.
58. جنسوار Statement/return of crops for every particular harvest.
59. وتر (بدستور) Diagonal line in Register Girdawari, which shows no change in cultivation and rent.
60. چاہی A land which is irrigated by well.
61. نل چاہی L land which is irrigated by tube-well.
62. تقادی Loan granted by government to a Land owner for agricultural purposes.
63. چٹھہ جات Rough preliminary documents which are prepared in settlement operation before the preparation of record of rights (مسل حقیقت)
64. قسط بندی The demand statement of fixed Land Revenue.
65. شریک کاشت (سیری) A person who cultivates the land of other person as a co-sharer on some agreed conditions, but does not enjoy the status of a tenant. .
66. لال کتاب Village note Book prepared in accordance with Rule 71 of Land Revenue Rules, 1968 for each revenue Estate comprising eleven (11) statements showing the all particulars of a revenue Estate. It is also prepared in a consolidated form in respect of each Assessment circle, Tehsil & District.
67. مقریدار A tenant who have an occupancy rights in only Attock District in Punjab (Para 211 of S.M.)
68. حبوب۔ سوائی Sesses
69. آدھ لاپی A man, who by sinking a well in another man’s land acquires ownership in half of the land attached to the well. (see P.173 of S.M.)
70. ترنی/ بھونگا/ انگ Cesses on cattle levied by propriators on other residents in a village for grazing in village waste.
71. بیگہ A measure of area. In the Western Punjab the “Biga” is half of an acre. (04-kanals)
72. بُوٹی مار A tenant who has acquired permanent rights in the land by clearing “Jangal”. (It is one of a condition by Government for acquiring permanent rights in Land).
73. چیکوتا Lump grain rent or rent consisting of a fixed amount of grain in the rabi
74. سرسری پرتہ All round rate of Land Revenue without discrimination of soils or classes of Land
75. سیر مانی A fee of one ser in the mound of produce paid in recognition of proprietary title

1. Settlement Manual.
2. Land Record Manual.
3. Land Administration Manual.
4. Land Revenue Act, 1967. 

 

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