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History of Gorkha Capturing Hindur (Nalagarh)

History of Gorkha Capturing Hindur (Nalagarh) Himachal

History of Gorkha /Nepal Rule over Kumaun, Garhwal and Himachal (1790-1815) -47

History of Uttarakhand (Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar) -566

By: Bhishma Kukreti (A History Research Student)

Nalagarh was the capital of Hindur.
Winning after Sirmaur, Gorkha started invading towards West. Gorkha captured Solan, Dagsai,Sabathu and other small kingdoms. Gorkha attacked on Nalgarh.King Ramsharan was the King of Hindur and Nalagarh was capital of Hindur. Raja Ajay Chand (1100-1170) is called the founding King of Hindur, Nalagarh. Raja Ramsharn Singh (1788-1848) expanded his Kingdom to Palsi and Matiyana. It is said that he also won the Ajemrgarh fort. Dharma Negi of Sabathughrh accepted the supremacy of Ramsharan. Gorkha captured villages of Nalagarh. When Gorkha army reached to Ramshar, Gorkha army had to face adversaries. When Gorkha army was unable to capture Ramshar Fort, Gorkha surrounded Ramshahar Fort and blocked the supply into Ramshahar Fort. There was ample water supply due to storage of rain water hoarding system in the Fort. The food stores were already kept in the fort. Gorkha waited for three years kept surrounding the Fort. It was not possible for Ram Sharan to be in Ramshahar Fort for more days. Ramsharan fled from the Fort and reached Bishauli of Hoshiyarpur. After thrre months, he reached to Palsi around 1804. From 1804-1814, Raja ram Sharan had to rule over small territories on Palsi, Baddi, Gullarwala Gadhis, Gorkha captured his other territories. Many other small Kingdom Kings also took shelter in Palsi region.

*** History of Gorkha /Nepal Rule over Kumaun, Garhwal and Himachal (1790-1815) to be continued …. 48

Copyright@ Bhishma Kukreti Mumbai, India, bckukreti@gmail.com 27/2/2015
History of Garhwal – Kumaon-Haridwar (Uttarakhand, India) to be continued… Part -567
(The History of Garhwal, Kumaon, Haridwar write up is aimed for general readers)
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History of Gorkha rule over Garhwal, Uttarakhand; History of Gorkha rule over Kumaon, Uttarakhand; History of Gorkha rule over Himachal Pradesh; History of Gorkha rule over Sirmaur, Himachal Pradesh; History of Gorkha rule over Kota, Himachal Pradesh; History of Gorkha rule over Ramgarh, Himachal Pradesh; History of Gorkha rule over Laharpur, Himachal Pradesh; History of Gorkha rule over Morani, Himachal Pradesh; History of Gorkha rule over Pinjor, Himachal Pradesh; History of Gorkha rule over Jagatgarh, Himachal Pradesh; History of Gorkha Capturing Bushehar Kingdo, Himachal Pradesh; History of Gorkha capturing Jubbal Kingdom, Himachal Pradesh; History of Gorkha capturing Bilsan, Kingdom, Himachal Pradesh; History of Gorkha capturing Keyonthal Kingdom, Himachal Pradesh; History of Gorkha capturing Tharoch Kingdom, Himachal Pradesh; History of Gorkha capturing Ghoond Kingdom, Himachal Pradesh; History of Gorkha capturing Kotkhai Kingdom, Himachal Pradesh; History of Gorkha capturing Thiyog Kingdom, Himachal Pradesh; History of Gorkha capturing Kotgarh Kingdom, Himachal Pradesh; Gorkha Capturing/winning Hindur, Nalagarh; History Gorkha capturing Solan Himachal Pradesh; History Gorkha capturing Dagsai Himachal Pradesh; History Gorkha capturing Sabathu Himachal Pradesh;

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