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n.1.The jurisdiction of a zamindar; the land possessed by a zamindar.
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single vent sluice at mouza Gopal Hazra and Radhaballavpur on Ex- Zamindary bundh of Bhosra Khal, Block & P.S Panskura and Kolaghat, District Purba Medinipur.(3rd call) EMD value : INR 155935
So by 1790 all on a sudden most of the zamindars or revenue collectors happen to come from the Hindu community who were mostly absentee landlords that managed their newly acquired zamindary through local managers.
Bonded labor relates to landlord system (Zamindary system), where the poor borrows money from the landlords and in order to repay it they and the continuing generations work for them not knowing the real value of money they have borrowed.