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Indian History Part 42: THE RAJPUT CLANS Section III The Chahamanas

Canberra, 31 August 2015 The Chahamana clan, also called the Chauhans in later times, was one of the original four ‘agnikula’ Rajputs who were supposed to have originated from the sacrificial fire pit in Mount Abu. Therefore, they are part of Rajput history from the very beginning being the main lead in some events and […]

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Indian History Part 39 BENGAL RISING: Section II THE SENA DYNASTY

Jakarta, 15 April 2015 The Arrival of the Senas Choraganga, the powerful king of Kalinga acceded to the throne in 1076 and almost immediately initiated an offensive campaign to increase the territorial holdings of his kingdom. Around 1080, or maybe a few years later, he conquered the extreme north of Orissa bordering the Pala territory. […]

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