Write a note on Mahalwari system:
In 1833, the Mahalwari settlement was introduced in the Punjab, the central provinces and parts of North western provinces. Under this system the basic unit of revenue settlement was the village or the Mahal. As the village lands belonged jointly to the village community, the responsibility of paying’ the revenue rested with the entire mahal or the village community. So the entire land of the village was measured at the time of fixing the revenue.