Story of Himachal – From B.C. to A.D. – II

story of hmachal

Story of Himachal – From B.C. to A.D. – III

Read Part – 1 here

1337 A.D. – Kangra fort (also known as Nagarkot or Bhimkot) was captured by Mohhamad Bin Tuglak.

1365 A.D. – Feroz Shah Tuglak besieged the fortress Nagarkot which lasted six months before Rai Rup Chand, the Ruler of Kangra surrended. He also plundered the Jawalamukhi Temple and took away around 300 volumes of Sanskrit books. The famous writer of the age, Aazz-ud-din Khalid Khani translated these books into Persian verse under the title, Dalai-e-Firoz Shahi.

1379 A.D. – Sirmaur State came under the control of Feroz Shah Tuglak. He made it his tributary.

1398 A.D. – At that time Megh Chand (1390-1405 A.D.) Timur-i-Lang invaded the lower Kangra hill states.

1405 A.D. – Hari Chand founded Guler state.

1450 A.D. – Sibram Chand founded Sibba state.

1514 A.D. – Guru Nanak Dev visited Himachal Pradesh.

1527 A.D. – Ajbar Sen founded Mandi town. Shivratri Fair commenced in Mandi by Ajbar Sen.

1550 A.D. – Datar Chand founded Datarpur state.

1620 A.D. – Akbar’s son Jehangir (Salim) captured the Kangra fort on November 16, 1620.

1621 A.D. – Jahangir erected a mosque inside the Kangra fort and Karam Prakash founded Nahan town.

1654 A.D. – Deep Chand founded Bilaspur town.

1667 A.D. – Jai Chand founded Theog Dominion.

1685 A.D. – Guru Gobind Singh visited Mandi.

1686 A.D. – In the Battle of Bhangani Guru Gobind Singh defeated Raja of Bilaspur Bhim Chand and his relatives Raja Fateh Shah (Srinagar Gharwal)

1697 A.D. – Alam Chand founded Alampur Town.

1700 A.D. – Hamirpur Town founded by Hamir Chand.

1712 A.D. – Sundernagar Town was founded by Garur Chand.

1748 A.D. – Sujanpur Town was founded by Abhay Chand.

1758 A.D. – Raja Ghamand Chand of Kangra appointed as the deputy Governor of Jallandhar Doab and the hills between the Satluj and Ravi by Ahmad Shah Abdali during his last invasion.

1775 A.D. – Raja Sansar Chand-II, the grandson of Raja Ghamand Chand, succeeded the Kingdom of Kangra.

1783 A.D. – Kangra fort was vacated from the Jiwan Khan, the son of the Muslim Governor, Nawab Saif Ali Khan. With him Muslim Rule was ended in the Hill States of Punjab.

1786 A.D. – Raja Sansar Chand-II of Kangra defeated Chamba Chief Raj Singh in the Battle of Nerti Shahpur.

About Rahul Dhatwalia 67 Articles
Rahul loves to read article on internet, He crawls over whole net for interesting and unknown facts. He is presently working in Public Sector Bank. In Leisure time He loves to play guitar, produce music and watching movies.

1 Trackback / Pingback

  1. Story of Himachal – From B.C. to A.D. – IV - Daily Himachal GK

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.