Why did the British increase the land for cultivation in India?

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Why did the British increase the land for cultivation in India?
Answer:

  • British rule was gradually established in India after the Battle of Plassey (1757).
  • During the period of colonial rule, the rural landscape was transformed.
  • The British found land revenue as a major source of government income.
  • Efforts were made to impose a regular system of land revenue, increase revenue rates and expand the area under cultivation.