Write a deatailed note on duties of Lambardar?

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1. Introduction:
The headman of a village is called Lambardar. he is appointed by the executive district officer in a village. Lambardar has to collect and supervise the collection of revenue of an estate. he is the representative of the people of an estate and a link between the government and public. sufficient number of Lambardars are appointed by the government to every estate for the collection of the land revenue and other administrative functions.
2. Definition:
According to Sec. 4(28)
"A village officer means any person appointed under this act whose duty is to collect, or to supervise the collection of the revenue of an estate and includes Kaungos, Patwaris, Zabits, Kotars or Tapedar's peons, Arbabs, Rais and Headman".
3. Classification of village offices:
The village officers may be categorized as under.



(i) Headman or Lambardar.
(ii) Kanugoes
(iii) Patwris.
(iv) Zabits.
(v) Kotars.
(vi) Tapeder's peon.
(vii) Arbabs
(viii) Rais.
4. Duties of Lambardar:
The duties of Lambardar:
I. Collection of revenue:
The primary duty of lambardar is collection of land revenue according to the rates of revenue imposed upon the land by board of revenue. all the sums recoverable other than land revenue are also collected by the lambardar.
II. Collection of rents and profit:
The lambardar has to collect rents from tenants.
III. Rendition of accounts:
The lambardar has to render account to the persons entitled there to.
IV. Receipt of payment:
It is the duty of lambardar to acknowledge every payment by issuing a receipt thereof.
V. Defrayment of joint expenses of the estate:
It is the duty of lambardar to defray joint expenses of the estate and maintain its accounts.
VI. Obedience of orders of superior revenue officers:
It is the duty of lambardar to obey all the orders of the collector of district.
VII. Assistance to revenue officers:
It is the duty of lambardar to assist the revenue officers in concerned areas.
VIII. Information about commission of crimes:
Lambardar has to inform about the commission of crime to the government.
IX. Establishment of cordiality among co- villagers:
Lmbardar has to make all reasonable efforts to establish cordiality among the co- villagers of an estate.
X. Report regarding encroachment:
Lambarder has to report all encroachment made by the people on roads and streets to the tehsildar.
XI. Report regarding losses and damages:
Lambarder has to report to the government about any damage to the property of the government.
XII. Report regarding death:
Lambarder has to make report to concerned officer about the death of any land holder in an estate.
XIII. Report regarding diseases:
Lambearder has to make report to patwari in respect of out break of the diseases among animal.
XIV. Report of anti-social activities:
He is duty bound to report the government about anti-social activities happening in his estate.
XV. Assistance to govt. officers:
It is the duty of lambrader to render all possible help to the officers of the government who may happen to be in his revenue estate for executing govt.public work.
XVI. Assistance to postman:
It is the duty of village officer to help postman of the village in case of need.
XVII. Care of govt.properties:
The village officer should take care the govt properties.
XVIII. Any other duty:
He has to perform any duties assigned to him by the government temporarily or permanently.
5. Conclusion:
To conclude i can say that lambardar is a village officer in can estate. he has to perform important duties assigned by him by the government. his primary duty is to collect land revenue.

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