MR. HERBERT ROBERTS (Denbighshire, W.)
I beg to ask the Secretary of State for India whether he has received petitions from the Zemindars of Fin,geshwar, Khariar, and ShahaspurLohara, all in the Central Provinces, complaining of certain encroachments made by the local authorities on their ancient rights and titles; if so, whether any decision has been arrived at and any reply been sent to the petitioners; and, whether he will lay Copies of each reply upon the Table of the House?
§ LORD GEORGE HAMILTON
No, Sir. No such petitions as are described in the question have reached me. When I receive them together with copies of the replies, if any, which have been sent to them, I will consider whether they can be laid upon the Table.