The meaning of word Bantai during Medieval period was?

(A) Religious Tax
(B) System of calculating revenue
(C) Wealth tax
(D) Property tax

Correct Answer : System of calculating revenue
Question Asked : 48th to 52nd BPSC (Pre) 2008
Explanation : The meaning of word ‘Bantai’ during the medieval period was a system of calculating revenue in which real field was distributed between state and peasants. Sher Shah Suri opted 3 systems for calculating revenue : Nasq/Muktai/Kankut Nakadi or Jabti Galla Bakshi or Bantai Bantai was of 3 types : (i) Khet Bantai (ii) Lank Bantai (iii) Raasi Bantai
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