by Juhshas (Muhammadan weavers), who reside here, and also some
trade in sugar and timber.
Jaswantnagar.-Town in the District and 1aksbl of Ecawnh,
United Provinces, situated in 26° 53′ N. and 78° 53′ E., on the East
Indian Railway. Population (1901), 5,405. The town is named after
Jaswant Rai, a Kayasth from Mainpurl, who settled here in 1715. A
mall Hindu temple west of the town was occupied on May 19, 1857,
by mutineers of the 3rd Native Cavalry; during a bold attempt to dis-
lodge them, the Joint-Magistrate was wounded in the face. The town
was 0 a municipality, but is w administered under Act XX of
1856, with an income of about Rs. 1,Soo. There is considerable
trade in yarn, cattle, country produce, and English piece-goods, besides
export of g& and of kha-a cloth, which is largely manufactured.
Ornamental bramware is also made here., articles for religious use by
Hindus being chiefly produced. The town school has about x15
pupils, and there is a branch of the American Presbyterian Mission.
Jaswant Sagar.-A large artificial lake in Jodhpur State. See
Jath State.-Native State in the Political Agency of Bijapuy
Bombay. See BIJXPU, Anavev.
Jath Town.-Chief town of the State of the same n
Bombay, situated in 17° 3′ N. and 75° 16′ E., 9s miles south east of
Satlm town, 95 miles northeast of Belgau and r5o miles south-east
by-south of Poona. Population (1901), 5,404. The town is adminis-
tered as a municipalityy, with an income (1903-4) of Rs.3,o40.
Jati.-Taluka of Karachi District, Sind, Bombay, lying between
23° 35′ to 24° 38′ N. and 68° 1′ to 68° 48′ E., with m, area of
2,145 square miles. It contains u7 villages, but no town. The popu-
lation i 1901 was 3x,75% compared with 27,895 i 1891. The
density s only 15 persons per square mile; and this is the most thinly
populated talaka in the District, owing to its barren and unproductive
soil and the large tracts of k,1- land and salt, deposits which it con.
rains. The land re c 1903-4 amounted to nearly
a lakh. Mughalbhineis and the head-quarters. The southern portion is
e of tidal creeks, and farther inland there is a salt plain,. while the
orthupon four canals, which directly tap the Indus. The chief crops. are
rice, bb-, barley, tl and other oilseeds.
Jatlnga.--River of Assam, which rises near Haflang in the North
Cachar hills, and flowing west and south falls into the Barxk. The
hill section of the Assam-Bengal Railway has been taken up the valley
of the Jątinga, the line running along the right bank. of the river... In
the plains the Jatlnga passes near numerous tea gardens, and. during
the rainy season a small steamer goes up to B913chara near the foot