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Indian History Part 47 KASHMIR: A KINGDOM APART Section II The Utpalas and the Loharas

  Canberra, 17 January 2016 Utpala was a powerful minister serving the Karkota dynasty and also the maternal uncle of Lalitaditya. He had unsuccessfully attempted to seize power during the confusion and anarchy following Lalitaditya’s death. Utpala’s grandson, Avantivarman, managed to usurp the throne at a time when the Karkotas had reached the nadir of […]

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