Q. The term “mirasdar” is related to which of the following?

[A] Tax collectors

[B] Village Police

[C] Priests

[D] Forest tribes

Answer: A

Explanation: Under the Village Lease system the assessment of each village was to be fixed for a period of three years based on the actual collections over a series of past years.

  • In districts where mirasi rights existed, the mirasdar was made responsible for the rent collections.
  • In districts where the mirasi rights did not exist, an arrangement was made with the village headman.

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT