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  • n. An official who visits agricultural lands and maintains records of their ownership and tilling.

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Examples

  • He added, that Naxal Dalam members beat up the forest guards and patwari and gradually the movement gained ground.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • The Deshmukh was the manager or headman of a circle of villages and was responsible for apportioning and collecting the land revenue, while the Deshpandia was a head _patwari_ or accountant.

    The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India - Volume IV of IV Kumhar-Yemkala

  • To the patel (headman), patwari and big men of the village, he acts often as a personal servant and errand-runner; for a smaller cultivator he will also at times carry a torch or act as escort.

    The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India - Volume IV of IV Kumhar-Yemkala

  • "Far too long our tribal brothers and sisters have seen the administration in the form of rapacious forest guard, a brutal policeman, a greedy patwari," he said and underlined that in the future, any development of tribal areas must ensure that locals have a stake in it.

    Daily News & Analysis

  • The patwari, who is considered close to many senior officers of the district administration, including Deputy Commissioner Kahan Singh Pannu, transferred the land and mutation of the house in 2004 by showing 70-year-old Santosh Kumari as dead.

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  • The patwari, Rajinder Kumar, and his accomplice Lalit Kumar have been sent to judicial remand for six days by Chief Judicial Magistrate Vinod Goel said the police.

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  • The police on Monday arrested two persons, including a patwari, for showing an aged woman and a few others as dead to change the ownership rights of a 77 yards house in the heart of the city in 2004.

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  • The mob torched Block Development Office, court chamber, tehsildars official vehicle and residence, social welfare office, patwari office and two huts of tourism department, the officials said.

    The Times of India

  • The mob torched Block Development Office, court chamber, tehsildars official vehicle and residence, social welfare office, patwari office and two huts of tourism department, the officials said. he agitators then attacked a police station and tried to ransack it, prompting the security forces to fire at them.

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  • Office, court chamber, tehsildars official vehicle and residence, social welfare office, patwari office and two huts of tourism department, the officials said.

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