batta

special allowance for soldiers and officials doing duty in dangerous areas or conditions, i.e. on active service

Batta

Batta is primarily used as a surname. ==As a family name== Batta(Punjabi family surname found in Punjab)(India) region. The Batta surname is found among Sikhs and Hindus. Scholars say that Batta is of one the Khatri surnames which is of Brahmin origin (along with Khukhrains (who claim to be Khatris), Khanna, Seth, Tangri, etc.) and therefore not o...
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Batta

• (n.) Rate of exchange; also, the discount on uncurrent coins. • (n.) Extra pay; esp. an extra allowance to an English officer serving in India.
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Batta

Bat'ta (băt'tȧ) noun [ Prob. through Portuguese for Canarese bhatta rice in the husk.] Extra pay; esp. an extra allowance to an English officer serving in India. Whitworth.
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Batta

Bat'ta (băt/'tȧ) noun [ Hind. batta .] Rate of exchange; also, the discount on uncurrent coins. [ India]
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Batta

Batta, was an allowance which British military officers in India received in addition to their pay. It was originally given only when the officers were under march or in the field, but later half batta was paid when troops were in cantonments.
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