The Katraparcha is a type of tax levied during Mughal administration. It is best described by which of the following options?
  • a)
    It is a road tax levied on both inland and overseas trade.
  • b)
    It was tax collected on river routes.
  • c)
    It was the tax levied from merchants, artisans on their products.
  • d)
    None of the above
Correct answer is option 'C'. Can you explain this answer?

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The Correct Answer is Option 3 i.e It was the tax levied from merchants, artisans on their products.
  • The main source of revenue during Mughal administration were tolls and levies on craft production, market levies, customs and road tax both on inland and overseas trade, and also mint charges.
Rahadari or Transit tax:
  • It is a road tax levied on both inland and overseas trade.
  • It was also a tax collected on river routes.
Katraparcha:
  • It was the tax levied from merchants, artisans on their products. Hence, Option 3 is the correct answer.
  • The articles under this included all sorts of cotton, silk, and wool cloth, indigo, saltpeter and salt etc.

The Correct Answer is Option 3 i.e It was the tax levied from merchants, artisans on their products. The main source of revenue during Mughal administration were tolls and levies on craft production, market levies, customs and road tax both on inland and overseas trade, and also mint charges. Rahadari or Transit tax: It is a road tax levied on both inland and overseas trade. It was also a tax collected on river routes. Katraparcha: It was the tax levied from merchants, artisans on their products. Hence, Option 3 is the correct answer. The articles under this included all sorts of cotton, silk, and wool cloth, indigo, saltpeter and salt etc.
The Correct Answer is Option 3 i.e It was the tax levied from merchants, artisans on their products. The main source of revenue during Mughal administration were tolls and levies on craft production, market levies, customs and road tax both on inland and overseas trade, and also mint charges. Rahadari or Transit tax: It is a road tax levied on both inland and overseas trade. It was also a tax collected on river routes. Katraparcha: It was the tax levied from merchants, artisans on their products. Hence, Option 3 is the correct answer. The articles under this included all sorts of cotton, silk, and wool cloth, indigo, saltpeter and salt etc.