|Nij||Cultivation on planter’s own land|
|Ryoti||Cultivation on ryot’s land|
a) Growers of woad in Europe saw Indigo as a crop which would provide competition to their earnings.
(b) The demand for indigo increased in late-eighteenth-century Britain because of the expansion of cotton production that leads to an enormous demand for cloth dyes.
(c) The international demand for indigo was affected by the discovery of synthetic dyes.
(d) The Champaran movement was against indigo planters.