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revenue administration of the East India Company in Chittagong, 1761-1785

Alamgir Muhammad Serajuddin

revenue administration of the East India Company in Chittagong, 1761-1785

by Alamgir Muhammad Serajuddin

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Published by University of Chittagong in Chittagong .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Chittagong, Bangladesh (District)
    • Subjects:
    • East India Company.,
    • Land value taxation -- Chittagong, Bangladesh (District) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAlamgir Muhammad Serajuddin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHJ4387.8.C48 S47
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 259 p. :
      Number of Pages259
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5176282M
      LC Control Number74902362

      East India Directorate in and became Governor in Intensely ambitious and energetic, a clever and unscrupulous schemer, it was almost certainly he who had inspired the home government to create the Secret Committee, which he doubtless intended to dominate. Under his influence, broad views of East India policy began to appear. East India House, London, painted by Thomas Malton in c The company, benefiting from the imperial patronage, soon expanded its commercial trading operations, eclipsing the Portuguese Estado da India, which had established bases in Goa, Chittagong and Bombay (which was later ceded to England as part of the dowry of Catherine de Braganza).The East India Company also launched a .

      A. • British collected land revenue. • administration imparting of justic and other adminis-tration function were carried on by the nawab. 2. What factor inspired to look for alternatine trade routes to India? A. • The new scientific instruments like the compass, gun powder, naval equipments maps ets. results of his administration—incidents at madras. footnotes for book v, chapter viii chapter ix. legislative proceedings from to —renewal of the charter— select and secret committees of the house of commons—proceedings against indian delinquency—mr. dundas's east india bill—mr. fox's east india bills—mr.

        In the annual revenue payable to the Company was refixed at 11,Rs. After the great Sepoy Mutiny in , the British Government assumed direct control of the administration of India from the East India Company along with Chittagong Hill Tracts, which was not yet formally separated from Chittagong. Following the Sepoy Mutiny in , the Crown took over the direct administration of the Indian colony from East India Company. In , by Act XXII, a separate district – CHT was created.


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Revenue administration of the East India Company in Chittagong, 1761-1785 by Alamgir Muhammad Serajuddin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Revenue administration of the East India Company in Chittagong, Chittagong: University of Chittagong, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Alamgir Muhammad Serajuddin. A barrister-at-law from Lincoln's Inn, Serajuddin has a Ph.D. from London University.

He is the author of Revenue Administration of the East India Company in Chittagong,and has written several articles and 1761-1785 book papers. He has also Author: Alamgir Muhammad Serajuddin.

The East India Company (EIC), also known as the Honourable East India Company (HEIC), East India Trading Company (EITC), the English East India Company or the British East India Company, and informally known as John Company, Company Bahadur, or simply The Company, was an English and later British joint-stock company.

It was formed to trade in the Indian Ocean region, initially with the East Headquarters: London, Great Britain. 9. Cited in Alamgir Muhammad Serajuddin, The Revenue Administration of the East India Company in Chittagong, – (Chittagong, University of Chittagong Press, ), 58–76, ref.

on Bentley divided Chittagong into nine new, compact revenue zones, which he continued to call chaklas (ibid., 61). Cited by: 9. Early years of East India Company rule in Chittagong: Violence, The revenue administration of the East India Company in Chittagong, –, University of Chittagong,28 Hunter, W.

W., A statistical account of Bengal, VI, London, (reprinted ), Cited by: 9. The East India Company became responsible for administering the civil, judicial and revenue systems in one of India’s richest provinces. The arrangements made in Bengal provided the company direct administrative control over a region, and subsequently led to years of Colonial supremacy and control.

The deposing first of Mir Jafar, a key Plassey conspirator, and then Mir Qasim, his son-in-law, as Nawabs of Bengal. The Battle of Buxar. The subsequent granting of the Diwani or revenue administration of Bengal and Bihar to the British East India Company. The Company’s move west to Awadh, and then, in a few short decades, to Delhi.

Land Revenue Administration of the Chittagong Hill Tracts, Dacca: East Pakistan Government Press. Working Scheme for Protected Forests of Chittagong Hill Tracts. Chittagong (/ tʃ ɪ t ə ɡ ɒ ŋ /), officially Chattogram (Bengali: চট্টগ্রাম) and known as the Port City of Bangladesh, is a major coastal city and financial centre in southeastern city has a population of more than million while the metropolitan area had a population of 4, inmaking it the second-largest city in the country.

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. Full text of "The land systems of British India: being a manual of the land-tenures and of the systems of land-revenue administration prevalent in the several provinces".

Under the administration of the East India Company, the Settlements were used as penal settlements for Indian civilian and military prisoners, earning them the title of the "Botany Bays of India". [9]: 29 The years and saw minor uprisings by convicts in Singapore and Penang. This article probes the production of the uplands of Chittagong in the early years of British East India Company (EIC)rule in Bengal and its eastern frontiers.

Revenue Farmers and the Company’ State in Early Colonial Bengal Alamgir Muhammad. The Revenue Administration of the East India Company in Chittagong, –, Chittagong.

The east India Company is the first joint stock company in the world (Seth, ). British east India Company (Roukis, ) ruled in Bengal and its eastern frontiers (Sen, ) and governance in. India - India - The mutiny and great revolt of – When soldiers of the Bengal army mutinied in Meerut ontension had been growing for some time.

The immediate cause of military disaffection was the deployment of the new breech-loading Enfield rifle, the cartridge of which was purportedly greased with pork and beef fat.

The East India Company The Mughals signed a treaty with Jallal Khan, Raja of the Chakma, in While the Mughals controlled significant amounts of yam and cotton crops in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT), its independence from the Mughals was recognized.

Abstract. In the British East India Company was granted the diwani, or right to collect revenue, in the provinces of Bengal, Bihar, and Orissa by the Mughal emperor Shah Alam grant, which was made in return for the Company’s military support and an annual tribute of some two million rupees, 1 marked the beginning of a process which, within 50 years, would transform the Company.

“The Revenue Administration of the East India Company in Chittagong, ”, Serajuddin, M. A, () “Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations”, Smith, A.

(), New York: The Modern Library,   The policy is most commonly associated with Lord Dalhousie, who was the Governor General of the East India Company in India between and However, it was articulated by the Court of Directors of the East India Company as early as (Lord William bentick was the governor general) and several smaller states were already annexed.

A painting by Benjamin West, circashow: (1) The Mughal Emperor Shah Alam II, handing over the scroll of the Diwani to (2) Robert Clive of the East India Company, while (3) John Carnac (4. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip.

Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. Full text of "Land revenue administration in India (prescribed for the B.A. examination" See other formats.The East India Company in Eighteenth-century Politics (Oxford, ) and Philips, C.H., The East India Company, (Manchester, ; reprinted, ) are the most detailed studies of internal operations of the Company, though they concentrate heavily upon the Company as an English institution in an English political environment.The East India Company period Three years after the Battle of Plassey, Mir Qasim the new Nawab of Murshidabad rewarded the British East India Company with Chittagong, Burdwan and Midnapur.

On 5 January the company representative Harry Verelst took over charges of Chittagong from Subedar Mohammad Reza Khan. As lands came under company control, the land tax was typically raised by 5 times what it had been – from 10% to up to 50% of the value of the agricultural produce.[citation needed] In the first years of the rule of the British East India Company, the total land tax income was doubled and most of this revenue flowed out of the the.