Monthly Archives: September 2021

‘Stop distortion of Rajput History’: Mihir Bhoj’s descendant to govt

Kunwar Arunoday Singh Parihar, who is the prince of Nagod estate in Madhya Pradesh and who claims to be the direct descendant of King Mihir Bhoj (44th in line of descendency from the legendary king), has expressed his deep anguish in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the current appropriation of his ancestor […]

Imperial Pratihars: India’s glorious chapter forgotten in history books

Sculptures near Teli Mandir, Gwalior Fort (Credit: The British Library)

At a time when Arab imperialism was growing in the Middle-East region and Central Asia in the seventh century, they couldn’t make much headway beyond Sindh in the Indian subcontinent. The primary reason for this resistance was the rule of the Imperial Pratihars who created a bulwark of defence against the marauding Islamic invaders bringing […]