Gujjar Bradri

According to Scholars such as Baij Nath Puri, the Mount Abu (ancient Arbuda Mountain) region of present day Rajasthan had been abode of the Gurjars during medieval period. The association of the Gurjars with the These Gurjjars migrated from the Arbuda mountain region and as early as in the sixth century A.D.they set up one or more principalities in Rajasthan and Gujarat.Country ruled or protected by the Gurjars) or Gurjarabhumi (land of the Gurjars) for centuries prior to the Mughal period.cattle-destroyer.Gojar"came from "Gujjar"a Sanskrit word, which can be interpreted as "destroyer of the enemy" (according to the Sanskrit Dictionary (Shakabada1181), "Gur" means "enemy" and "jar" means "destroyer").The Gurjars/Gujjars were no doubt a remarkable people spread from Kashmir to Gujarat and Maharashtra, who gave an identity to Gujarat, established kingdom.A 2009 study conducted by Tribal Research and Cultural Foundation, under the supervision of Gurjar scholar Javaid Rahi, claimed that the word "Gojar" has a Central Asian Turkic origin, written in romanized Turkish as Göçer.Study the most vibrant identity of Central Asia in BC era and later ruled over many princely states in northern India for hundred of years"Gujjar rulers See also: Gurjara-Pratihara, Kushan Gurjar, Tomara and Chapa (Gurjara) Dynasty.A minor kingdom of Bharuch was the offshoot of this Kingdom.In 640-41 CE, the Chinese traveller Xuanzang (Hieun Tsang) described the kingdoms of Su-la-cha (identified with Saurashtra) According to his expositor, M. Vivien de St. Martin, Su-la-cha represents the modern Gujarat, and Kiu-che-lo (Gurjjara), the country of the Gujars"represents the region between Anhilwara and the Indus River, i.e. Sindh region.D. B. Bhandarkar also believed that Gurjara-Pratiharas were a clan of Gurjars. was also one of the ruling clans of Gurjars BRITISH RULE In the eighteenth century, several Gurjar chieftains and small kings were in power. During the reign of Rohilla Nawab Najib-ul-Daula, Dargahi Singh, the Gurjar chieftain of Dadri possessed 133 villages at a fixed revenue of Rs.29,000.A fort at Parlchhatgarh in Meerut District,also known as Qila ParikishatgarThe fort was dismantled in1857 to be used as a police station.The Gujars Muslim Rajputs proved the "most irreconcilable enemies"of the British in the Bulandshahr area.During the revolt of 1857the Muslim Gujars in the villages of the Ludhiana District showed dissent to the British authorities. Gazetteer of India stated that the Gujars were impoverished due to their "lawlessness. SANIA ALI GUJJAR.