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

[A] Village guards

[B] Priests

[C] Tax collectors

[D] Teachers

Answer: C

Explanation: Kols as tribals inhabited in Chotanagpur and Singbhum region of Bihar and Orissa.

  • The immediate cause of their uprising was the action of the Raja of Chotanagpur in leasing several villages to the non tribals.
  • The Kols of Sonepur and Tamar took the initiative in organizing a revolt against the thikadars (tax collectors).

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT