History And Archeology Of Nagpur
Rashtrakuta Kings

Nagpur was probably included in the dominions of the Rashtrakuta kings, whose dynasty dates from about750 A.D. Copperplate grants belonging to this dynasty have been found at Multai in Betul and at Deoli in Wardha. The Deoli plate is dated A.D 940 in the reign of the king Krishna 111; it records the grant the grant of a village named Talapurumshaka in the Nagapura-Nandivardhan District to a Kanarese Brahman. Among the boundaries  of the village that was granted there are mentioned on the south the river Kandana, Kandava; on the west village of Vardhrira; and these have been identified by Dr. Bhandarkar with the river Kanhan  the modern Mohgaon in the Chhindwara Distict, and , the modern Berdi  in the vicinity of Mohgaon. Thus even at this early period Nagpur gave its name to a District, which included Wardha and the south of Chhindwara. The supremacy of the Rashtrakutas, who have been conjecturally identified with the Rathor Rajputs, lasted for about two centuries and a quarter. During their predominance the Kailasa temple at Ellora was built, the most extensive and sumptuous of the rock-cut shrines, and the period was also remarkable for the bitter rivalry of Hinduism and Jainism, Buddhism being at this period a declining religion in the Deccan In973 A.D. the Rashtrakuta kings were overthrown by another Rajput dynasty, the Chalukyas of Kalyani.     Apparently, however, the Nagpur country remained under the Rashtrakuta princes, now occupying a subordinate position as feudatories of the Chalukyas. This is indicated by the sitabaldi stone inscription, dated in the year 1087 A.D. It mentions the name of the Western Chalukya king, and of a Rashtrakuta king Dhadibhandak as his dependent. Rashtrakuta simply means Raj-kul or the royal family and the native name of Maharashtra for Bombay is not improbably derived from this dynasty, Maha being a prefix and meaning great. The family is called Maharashtrakuta in the Sitabaldi inscription.

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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