tahsil 150 square miles are occupied by forest. In 1903-4 the area
under cultivation was 529 square miles, of which 76 were irrigated.
Wells supply more than half' the irrigated area, but tanks or jh ls are
of greater importance than in, other tahsils of this District.
Lakhimpur Town.--Headquarters of the Lakh mpur tahsil and'
of Kheri District, United Provinces, situated in 27' 57' hl. and
80' 47' E., on the Lucknow-Bareilly State Railway. Population
(zgor), ro,lio. The town stands near the high southern bank of
the Ul in a picturesque situation. It was a place of no importance
till its selection as the District head-quarters in 18.59 ; but it has grown
rapidly,, and is now the chief trading centre. There is a large export
of grain and sugar, and a market is held daily. Lakh1mpur contains
the usual offices, and also the head-quarters of the American Methodist
Mission in the District and a dispensary. It was constituted a muni-
cipality in 1868. During the ten years ending 19or the income.
and expenditure averaged Rs. 13,400. In 1903-4 the income was
Rs. i9,ooo, chiefly derived from taxes on houses and professions and
from rents; and the expenditure was Rs. 21,ooo. These figures
include a grant of Rs. 3,500 from Provincial revenues for sanitary
purposes. There are five schools for boys with ago pupils and two
for girls with 5o.
Lakhisaral.--Village and railway station in , Monghyr District,
Bengal. See LuCKEESARA1.
LakhnELdon.-Northern tahsil of Seoni District, Central Provinces,
lying between 22' 18' and 22' 57' N. and 79° 19' and 8o° 17' E., with
an area of 1,358 square miles. The population decreased from
151,483 in 1891 to 135,345 in 1901• The density in the latter year
was 87 persons per square mile. : The tahsil contains 712 villages,
but no,town. The head-quarters are at Lakhnadon,. a village of
2,148 inhabitants, distant 38 miles from Seoni. Excluding 360 square
miles of Government forest, 59 per cent. of the available area is occu-
pied for cultivation. The cultivated area in 1903-4-was 663 square miles.
The demand for land revenue in the same year was Rs. 1,11,000;
and for cesses Rs. i2,ooo. The most fertile portions of the tahsil
are an open plain to the east towards Mandla.and a small tract
on the banks of .the Narbada in the north. The remainder consists
of the succession of ridges and valleys characteristic of the Satpura
Lakhsetipet.-TWuh in Adilaba;d District, Hyder,%b, d State, with
an area of 499 square miles. The population in 1901, including
jdgrrs, was 50,835, compared with 52,589 in 1891, the decrease being
due to famine and cholera. The tdluh contains 123 villages, of which
9 are jdg1r; and Lakhsetipet (population, 1,438), on the left bank of
the Godavari is the head-quarters. The land revenue in 1901 was