History And Archeology Of Nagpur

Raghuji retired to Berar, having concluded a treaty with them by which he received eleven lakhs of rupees and several Districts on the Wainganga as the price of his assistance, and was appointed the organ of all communications between the Gonds and the Government of Satara.     This was the first direct connection of the Bhonsla family with Nagpur, although part of Gondwana had been conquered by Kanhoji Bhonsla as early as 1716. But the country was by destined to remain long without Raghujis interference. Dissensions between the brothers ripened into civil war. In the years 1742, on one occasion, 12,000 gonds are said to have been massacred in the fort of Patansaongi. In the following year (1743) Raghuji was called in to support the elder brother Burhan Shah. Akbar shah was driven into exile and finally poisoned at Hyderabad. Raghuji had not the heart to give back to the weaker Gond a second time the country he held within his grasp. He constituted himself Protector, took all real power into his own hands and making Nagpur his capital, and quickly reduced all Deogarh to his own authority. But still he studiously preserved the show of Burhan Shah’s dignity; whilst in reality he reduce him to the condition of dependent, having a fixed share of the revenue, and the empty title of Raja. Burha Shah’s descendants have continued to occupy the position of state pensioners to the present time, and the representative of the family resides at Nagpur with the title of Raja being called Sansthanik.      The founder of the Bhonsla family was Mudhoji patel of Deor, in the Satara District, from which place the present representative of the family derives his title of Raja. The correct spelling of the family name is Bhosle and it is derived from Bhosa, a village near Bombay. Mudhoji is said to have been a Silladar or leader of horse under the great Sivaji, and of his 3 sons Bapuji, Parsoji and Sabaji-Parsoji rendered distinguished military service in the early Maratha wars, and as a reward was entrusted with the right to collect Chauth in Bera.

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Nagpur History
History And Archeology Of Nagpur
Bakht Buland
British Rule
Gond Kingdom (Deogarh)
Haihaya King
Ponwars Of Malwa
Ram Ruled
Rashtrakuta Kings
Vakataka Rajput Kings
Leading Families Of Nagpur
Ahirrao Family
Bhonsla Family
Bose family
Chitnavis Family
Daga Family
Deshmukh Family
Ghatate Family
Gojar Family
Naik Family
Nimbalkar Family
Pandit Family
Subhedar Family
Upadhe Family
Nag River Of Nagpur
Nagpur City
Agriculture Experiments And Zoological Collection In The City
Bifercation of The City
Churches In Ehe City
City In 18th Century
Education Institutes And Hospital In The City
Empress Mill In The City
Establishment of Municipality In City
Formation of Government Offices In The City
Formation of The City
Improvement In The City
New Places Found In City
Railway In 1867
Nagpur Tahsil
RainFall And Climate Of Nagpur
Why it is called Nagpur


Ram Navami 2024 Celebration in Nagpur


On April 17, 2024, the city of Nagpur will come together in a harmonious celebration of Ram Navami, marking the birth of Lord Rama. This day is observed with great enthusiasm, as temples fill with devotees, streets burst into processions, and homes light up with decorations. It's a time when the city's rich cultural heritage shines brightly, reflecting the enduring values and teachings of one of Hinduism's most revered deities. Temple Visits The Poddareshwar Ram Mandir, with its magnificent architecture and spiritual ambiance, invites dev

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