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WhatisKhatiyan?

RecordofRights(Khatiyan)

RecordofRights(Khatiyan)

WhatisKhatiyan?

ThisisaPersianword.

Documentforidentifyingland.

Documentspreparedthroughsurveyforthepurposeofdeterminingpossession,ownershipandassessing
LandDevelopmentTaxisknownasKhatiyan.

ItisalsoknownasRecordofRights,Sottolipiorporcha.

Thisisonlyrecordofrightsbutthisisnotadeedofownership.

EachUpazillaisdividedintosmallplots.Theseplotsareknownasmouza.Themouzaisgivenanumber.
Thenumberisknownasmouzanumber.ItisalsoknownasJurisdictionListNumber.

Mouzaagainisdividedintoplots.Thisnumberusuallybeginsfromnorthwestpointandendsuptothe
southeastpoint.

Aparticularownerorseveralownersmayhaveseveralplots.AKhatiyanisopenedfora/morecomplete
plotorpartofaplot.

HundredKhatiyansareboundtogethermouzawise.Soitmayincreaseinnumberdependingonthe
Khatiyans.

AseparateJottnumberisalsogivenintahsilofficeforpaymentofLandDevelopmentTax.

ContentsofKhatiyan

Rule,TenancyRules,

PlotNo.partialorcomplete.

Name,fathersname,addressoftheownerorowners.

Portionofaowner,totalamountofland,classandnatureofland,location,easementright,amountofLand
DevelopmentTaxpayable,modeofpayingtax,rightsandobligationsofthetenants,rentfreestatusetc.

Classification

JareepKhatiyan

SAKhatiyan

RSKhatiyan

BSKhatiyan
CityJareep

CSKhatiyan

DiaraJareepetc

MutationKhatiyan

MutationKhatiyan:

NormallyKhatyanismadethroughjareep.Butjareepdoesnotalwaystakeplace.Propertymaybe
transferredinbetweentwojareeps.ThenthechangeofownershipneedstobereflectedintheKhatiyan.Such
kahtiyandonethroughmutationproceedingsisknownasmutationkhatiyan.ACLandofficedoesthis.

Survey/JareepKhatiyan:

Khatiyanispreparedthroughlandsurvey.ThissurveyisconductedbyLandRecordandSurvey
DepartmentsituatedatTejgoan.IthasitsownpresstoprintKhatiyan.Khatiyanaregivennomenclature
accordingtothenameofthesurveyi.e.CSkhatiyan,RSKhatiyanSAKhatiyanetc

ClassificationofSurveyKhatiyan

CSKhatiyan:ThiskhatiyanwaspreparedunderBengalTenancyAct1885.ThisisknownasCadastralSurvey.
ThissurveystartedfromramuofCoxsBazarupazilaon1888andendson1940.

RSKhatiyan:After50yearsofCSsurveyanothersurveywasheldon.ThissurveywasknownasRevisional
SurveyandthekhatiyanmadefromthissurveyisknownasRSKhatiyan.Thepurposeofthissurveyisto
updatetheamountofland,ownersnameandpossessorsname.ItismoreauthenticthantheCSkhatiyan.

SAKhatiyan:ThisKhatiyanwaspreparedunderStateAcquisitionandTenancyAct1950.Actuallythisisnot
apracticalSurveyorthisisnotbasedonfieldsurvey.Thiskhatiyanwasmadeontheinformationwasgivenby
theZamindarorLandlord.SAkhatiyanmeansStateacquisitionkhatiyanorSettlementAttestation.Itisalso
knownasPSkhatiyanorPakistanSurveyKhatiyan.Thisisnotanauthentickhatiyan.

BSKhatiyan:Thisisthemoreauthentickhatiyanthanallotherkhatiyan.Asurveywasstartedon1970which
iscontinuingtillnow.ThissurveyisknownasBangladeshSurveyandthekhatiyanmadefromBSsurveyis
knownasBSKhatiyanorBangladeshSurveyKhatiyan.

SomeimportantassessmentsforKhatiyanandLand:

20Til/06Donto=1Kranti/Konto.

03Kranti/Konto=1Kora.

04Kora=01Gonda.

20Gonda=01Aana/Kani.

16Aana=01/01Taka.

16Kani=01Dron.
01Gonda=2Shotok/Decimal.

01Gonda=1.2Katha.

01Gonda=864SqFt.

01Katha=715SqFt.

01Shotok/Decimal=432SqFt.

HowtoidentifyDifferenttypesofKhatiyan:

RSKhatiyan:1.Verticalandithastwopages.

2.Thenameofthedistrict,MoujaandnumberofkhatiyaniswittenonthetopofthefirstpageofthisKhatiyan.

3.AccordingtoSection105/106/108/109thisiswrittenatthebottomofthefirstpage.

4.Possessorofnorthfrontieristhesecondcolumnofsecondpage.

5.TheownersarementionedindifferentgroupsandthisgroupsaremarkedbyBengalialphabet.

PSKhatiyan:1.Verticalandithastwopages.

2.Thenameofthedistrict,MoujaandnumberofkhatiyaniswittenonthetopofthefirstpageofthisKhatiyan.
BesidesRSKhatiyannumberismentionedoverthePSKhatiyannumber.

3.AccordingtoSection49/50/51/52or53thisiswrittenatthebottomofthefirstpage.

BSKhatiyan:1.Horizontalandithasonepage.

2.AllColumnsarementionedinthefrontpageofthiskhatiyan.