5.08 trrtAH.PRADESH GAZETTE, DECEMBER 31,1955 "." ' " " rate of interest was reduced in 6 cases, 1 case was rejected under section 6 and the remaining 139 were diposed of otherwise. (iii) Ti" U P. Agriculturists Relief Act, 1934—At the beginning of the yjar 420 (revised figures) cases were pending foi disposal. 174 umeu involving an amount of Rs.'65 lakhs were filed dm nig the year, raising the totalfor disoposal to 600 involving an amount of Rs.17-91) lakhs during the year under repoitas against 2,039 cases involving an amount of Rs.26-61 lakhs last year. Out of these 460 cases involving an amount of Rs.2 71 lakhs were disposed of as against J,(514 cases cohering a debt of Rs.9-o9 Jakhs Jast year. The balance at the rlosc of the year under icpoit was J-10 oases involving an amount of Rs. 15.27 lakhs. Out of 400 cases decided during the year under report 9 caaea related to fixation of instalments anel 22 cases, to suits lor accounts. (iv) The U. P. U&bt Rtdwiphon Act, 1940—This is the 13th year of the working of this Act. A total number of 159 cases involving an amount of Rs. 1-68 Lakhs were filed under this Act during the yeai under report as again,st 239 cases involving an amount of Rs.2'06 lakhs last year., Adding 806 cases involving an amount of Rs.15.31 lakhs pending from the last year the totalfor disposal stood at 965 involving an amount of Rs.17-00 lakhs during the year under report. 208 oases involving an amoung of Ra.2 oo lakhs were disposed of during the year, leaving A balance of 757 cases involving an amount of Rs. 14-44 lakhs pending at the close of the year under report. Out cf 29 cases instituted under section 7 of the Act of redemption of mortgage or for accounts none mis disposed of dm ing the year. 11 cases were filed for amendment of decree under section 8 and 18 such cases (including he cases filed last year were disposed of. 97 decrees involving an amount of Rs.1'01 lakhy were received from Civil Courts for execution against land under section 16 of the Act out of which 37 decrees involving an amount of R=!.0-22 lakhs \\ere executed as shown belo-w : (a) Thirty five decrees by sale of laud at the request of the agri- eulturrists. (b) Two decrees by grant of self-liquidating moitgagea oipio- - tected land. Out of the 22 applications filed under section 17 before the Collectors f or redemption oi mortgages, redemptions weie glinted in, 24 applica- tions (including those pending ficmthe last year) and 106 applica.tie.ns were either rejected or elisposed of otherwise. (v) ?*he U. P. Regulation o/ Agricultural Credit 4cf—T seven hundred and seventy nine applications were filed under the Act during th.e year and adding 2itf applications pending from the last year, the totalfor disposal stood at 3,027 during the year under report. OuL of these 2,924 cases were disposed of leaving a balance of 103 casefa pendmg at the close of theyear- Out of the disposed of cases 2/J23 were filed under section 24 and the remaining one under section 14 (&) of the Act, (vi) Dudhi-Itoberttiyanj (district jMinapur~Ayricult-iiriata Debt Relief Act—The provisions Of this Act were given wide publicity under the instructions of the U. P. Board of Revenue. No case was, however, filed under the Act during the year under report, The provisions of the Uttar Pradesh Zamindari Abolition and Land Reforms Act have now been enforced in these areas. (vii) General—-The Debt Acts continued to reduce the burden of Agriculturists and their exploitation by money lenders has prac- tically vanished. In short, the Debt Acts have served the purpose for which they were enacted- Rural Credit has, however, been res- tricted considerably. 22. Revenue Buildings—The condition of Revenue Buildings in the Pradesh during the year under report was on the whole as satis- factory as could be expected under the circumstances. Much has to be done to improve,their condition. Many buildings require altera- tions and many others additions in order to meet the requirements of argely enlarged staff working these days. There are some which ernure renovation to make them safe and " ejuite a few require com- plete replacement. The Kuohoha and Irreparable buildings of the merged' and integrated States were demolished and the rest were repaired- to make them habitable. '