Which among the following was the most significant outcome of the Punjab Land Alienation Act in 1900?

Answer: [C] Various cooperative societies of peasants came up

Lord Curzon had introduced the Punjab Land Alienation Act in 1900. In this act, it was laid down that non-peasant could buy lands from the peasants and neither could be attached their lands in case pf non-payment  of debts and nor keep the land in mortgage for more than 20 years. The result was the moneylenders stopped lending money and Lord Curzon had to open banks and these societies. Thus, various Cooperative societies of the agriculturists and Agricultural Banks were established during the time of Lord Curzon

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