Land and Revenue Act (1879) | Land Portal

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February 1879
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INDIA Act II 1876..... "WHEREAS it is expedient to declare the law relating to the acquisition by private
persons of rights in land in the Union of Burma ;
And whereas it is expedient also to consolidate and' amend the law relating to the
assessment and collection of land-revenue, capitation-tax and certain other taxes ;
It is hereby enacted as follows :--...

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The Indus Valley civilization, one of the world's oldest, flourished during the 3rd and 2nd millennia B.C. and extended into northwestern India. Aryan tribes from the northwest infiltrated the Indian subcontinent about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. The Maurya Empire of the 4th and 3rd centuries B.C. - which reached its zenith under ASHOKA - united much of South Asia. The Golden Age ushered in by the Gupta dynasty (4th to 6th centuries A.D.) saw a flowering of Indian science, art, and culture.

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