Question of The Day14-08-2022

In the later Vedic period, the term "Bali" denoted


Correct Answer : b ) Tax

Explanation :

During the early Vedic period, Kings used to collect taxes from their subjects named Bali. 

During the later Vedic period, changes in material and social life also led to changes in the political sphere. During this period, three types of taxes were there- bali, shulka, and bhaga taxes that the people contributed. Bali and Bhaga were made in kind. 

Hence, (b) is the correct answer.

This question was asked in Haryana Civil Services Prelims Exam 2022. 

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