Q. The term “Kotwal” was associated with which of the following?

[A] In charge of revenue collection

[B] In charge of accounts

[C] In charge of law & order

[D] In charge of masjids

Answer: C

Explanation: At the level of Pargana, the Shiqdar was the executive officer. He assisted Amil in the task of revenue collection.

  • The Quanungo kept all the records of land in the Pargana.
  • The Kotwals were appointed mainly in towns by the imperial government and were in charge of law and order.

Source: Poonam Dahiya