Jan. 30, 2023

Prelims Question

Question - 'Vellanavagai' land, mentioned in the Chola inscriptions, was related to-

  a) Land for running schools

  b) Grants to Jaina institutions

  c) Non-Brahmin land owner

  d) Fallow land

Answer – (c)

Explanation - Vellanvagai: Land of non-Brahmin cultivator

Brahmadeya: Land granted to Brahmins

Shalbhoga: Land for running schools

Devadana, Tirunamattukani: Land granted to temples

Pallichandam: Land granted to Jaina institutions