Saturday 24 May 2014

Do you know who is Raja Bhoj ?

Do you know who is Raja Bhoj ?

The original name of Bhopal was Bhojpal, after the name of the King Bhoj of Paramara dynasty, who founded and ruled that region for a number of years as well as the dam or "pal" constructed during the 11th century A.D,soon it came under Mughal rule and was a part of that kingdom till the death of the Emperor Aurangzeb in 1707 A.D.There was an Afghan soldier Dost Mohammad, who founded the city in A.D. 1723. He assisted Rani Kalmapathi in combating the attacks of the Rajput Thakurs and thus it was ruled by the Begums of the royal family for a period of 100 years, Nawab Sultan Jahan was the most able rulers of the state .


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