Question

According to the categories of land mentioned in the Chola inscriptions ______ was known as the land donated to Jaina institutions?

A

Vellanvagai

B

Brahmadeya

C

Shalabhoga

D

Pallichchhandam

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Solution

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D

Pallichchhandam

Chola chronicles mention various types of lands; some of them were-

  • Vellanvagai - landholding of non-Brahman peasants.
  • Brahmadeya- land donated to brahmans.
  • Shalabhoga - land for the maintenance of a school.
  • Pallichchhandam- land donations to Jaina institutions.

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