Bhavni Singh Corresponding to British officials

Bhavni Singh Corresponding to British officials

History of King Bhavani Shah of Tehri Riyasat – 2

History of Tehri Kingdom (Tehri and Uttarkashi Garhwal) from 1815 –1948- 148

History of Uttarakhand (Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar) – 1386

By:   Bhishma Kukreti (History Student)


Queen Khaneti ji groups was  bent  for not only coronation Sher Singh as King but the group wanted Bhavani Singh to withdraw his right.  As per Dabral, Bhavani Singh was a simple and religious man .Bhavani Singh was not crook and was not highly educated one . Sudarshan Shah declared Bhavani Shah as future Tehri King (Crowned Prince) in his life time.

Bhavani Singh wrote letter on 7th June 1859 (Sudarshan Shah death day) to Backet arguing that sa couple of groups want Sher Sngh as King but infact He was eldest sons among sons by Sudarshan Shah .Same way, Bhavani Shah wrote letter to hunter Wilson for getting support (2)

References –

1-Dabral S.P, Tehri Garhwal Rajya ka Itihas Bhag 1 (new edition) , Veer Gatha Press, Dogadda  , (1999  )page  162

2- Tehri Rajy Abhilekhagar or Court Archives , register no 2, notes 11/3

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