Themes In Indian History - Important Questions

Book: Themes In Indian History - Important Questions

Chapter: 8. Peasants Zamindars and the State

Subject: History - Class 12th

Q. No. 1 of Very Short Answer (1 Mark)

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Mention the functions of Jati Panchayat in the 16th and 17th centuries.

The major functions of the Jati Panchayat in the 16th and 17th centuries were as follows –


• They decided on civil cases between different caste members.


• They decided on land-based cases.


• They also decided whether the marriages that were being performed were done so as per the norms of the caste of the concerned parties.


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