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Q.1. Fill in the blanks.
(i) Revenue Officer work under District Collector.
(ii) Kanungo is the other name of Patwari.
(iii) Station House Officer is the person in charge of the Police Station.
(iv) The Patwari maintains and updates the records of the village.
(v) For managing matters relating to land, districts are further subdivided into tehsil or taluka.
(vi) Revenue officer under District Collector is also known as tehsildar.
(vii) Every police station has an area that comes under its control.
(viii) Patwari keeps the Khasra records in the village.
Q.2. What are the different names used for the sub-division of a district?
The subdivisions of a district are known by different names such as tehsil, taluka, etc.
Q.3. What was the dispute between Mohan and Raghu?
Raghu had taken over some of the Mohan’s land.
Q.4. When was ‘Hindu Succession Amendment Act’ introduced?
Hindu Succession Amendment Act was introduced in year 2005.
Q.5. Where should affected party register a complaint?
Affected party can register a complaint in the police station of his/her area.
Q.6. Who is the in-charge of a Police Station?
Station House Officer or S.H.O. is the in-charge of a Police Station.
Q.7. Where can one register a complaint in case of dispute?
One can register a complaint in case of dispute in the Police Station of that area.
Q.8. What are the basic needs of the village people?
The village people need water facilities, electricity, road connections, hospitals and schools etc.
Q.9. Why Mohan’s complaint was not being recorded by the Station House Officer?
It was because Raghu's family was very influential and would have already contacted the police station.
Q.10. How many villages are there in India?
There are more than six lakh villages in India.
Q.11. Write the full form of S.H.O.
Full form of S.H.O is Station House Officer.
Q.12. Who is called the administrative head of the district?
The administrative head of the district is the District Collector.
Q.13. Who is the head of the tehsildars or revenue officers?
District Collector is the head of the tehsildars or revenue officers.
Q.14. Which amendment actually aimed in achieving gender equality in the matter of property right?
Hindu Succession Amendment Act, 2005
Q.15. What do you understand by a ‘Bund’?
A bund is a small boundary which separates the land.
Q.16. Who is responsible for measuring land and keeping land records?
Measuring land and keeping land records is the main work of the Patwari.
Q.17. True / False
(i) The Tehsildar's office is where land disputes are also heard. True
(ii) Subdivisions of a district are known by different names such as tehsil, taluka, etc. True
(iii) In the new law sons, daughters and their mothers can get an equal share in the land. False
(iv) Patwari rarely update the records. True
(v) Raghu's uncle was the Sarpanch of the village. True
(vi) Measuring land and keeping land records is the main work of the Sarpanch. False
(vii) Patwari is responsible for group of villages. True