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Act XX of x856. Outside of these, local affairs are administered by
the District board, which had an income of 1-7 Iakhs in x9,3-4, chiefly
derived from a grant from Provincial revenues. The expenditure.
included a lakh devoted to roads and buildings.
The District Superintendent of police has ran Assistants, one of
whom is posted to Lalitpur. The ordinary force, which is distributed
in 39 police stations, includes 7 inspectors, x85 subordinate officers,
and 784 men, besides- 2,5 municipal and town police, and i,528 rural
and road. police. A Superintendent of Raihvay Police also bas, his head
quarters at Jhansi city. The District jail con mined a daily average
of x67 prisoners in r9o3.
Jhansi Takes a high place in regard to the literacy of its inhabitants,
of whom 4 per cane. (7-7 males and o-3 females) could read and write
n sq... The number of public schools fell from 98 in x880-r to 85
-, but the number of pupils. increased from 1,537 to z,96,.
In r9o3-4 there were x67 such schools with 5,982 pupils, of whom 146
Were girls, besides 39 private schools with 529 pupils. Two schools
are managed by Government and 133 by the District and municipal
boards. All the schools but two are primary. The total expenditure
on education in r9o3-4 was Rs. 41,000, of which Local funds provided
Rs. 37,000, and fees Rs. 3,000.
There o hospitals and dispen with aomodation for
170 in-patients. About 62,000 cases were treated in r9o3, including
1,383 in-patients, and 3,000 operations ,en, performed. The total
expenditure was Is. x5,ooo, chiefly met from Local funds.
In 1913-4, 23,001 persons were successfully vaccinated, representing
a proportion of 38 per x, 0 of population. Vaccination is
pulsory only in the JhAneivantonment and in the municipalitiesom-
[Dlrerlet Gsartteer (x874, under revision); W. H. L. Impey and
J. S. Mcsmn, Settlanant Rport, esdudmg Lab'tpur (x893); H. J.
Home, Settlement Report, Lalttpar rubdivfri,. (x899); P. C. Mukherji,
.4nh',vrtier fro the Lalitpur Dirhid (x899); A. W. Pi., F3aa1 Settlement
Rpart, tYdedeng La-0'tpur (u9o7).]
Jhansi Tahsil.-Head -quarters tahstl of JhAnsi District, United
Provinces; conterminous with the pargana of the same e, lying
between 25° 8′ and 25° 37′ N. and 78° 18′ and .78° 53′ E., with -
a of 499 square miles. Population fell from 145,680 in z89 x to
145,371 in 19,x, the rate of decrease being the lowest in the District.
There are 2x0 villages and three towns, JIAesx (population, 55,714),
the District and mhrtl hem&quarters, and Bnxw1 SAC.aa (6,355) heing
the largest. The demand for land revenue in 9,3-4 was Rs.
and for cases Rs. z The density 0f population, z9, persons
Per square mile, is considerably above the District average. This
tahrilis the best and most stable in a very precarious District The