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.