Q. 104.1( 8 Votes )

Imagine that you are giving a representation to a British Government Enquirycommittee. Write down the grievances of tenant farmers in the form of an appeal.

Answer :

The grievances faced by the tenant farmers are :


1. Zamindars collects more revenue from them as rent, which is usually 3 to 7 times higher than land revenue.


2. The rights on the lands of cultivators are made insecured by the zamindars.


3. To pay the rent the tenants have to take loan from moneylenders and when unable to repay, the tenants are taken to courts and their lands get auctioned. In this way they looses their lands.


4. The peasants are forced to work on the personal lands of landlords, if they refuse the soldiers force them to do vetti ( work without wages).


5. The peasants are not allowed to work on their own field properly.


6. The peasants are also forced to supply ghee, vegetables, gur, straw, cow dung free of cost to the zamindars.


The above are problems faced by the tenants/peasants, that needs to be redressed soon.


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