Chhattisgarh under the Marathas

In 1742, Maratha Commander Bhasker Pant attacked this area and finishedHaihai dynasty. In the changing historic events Bhasker Pant was murderedbrutaly in Cuttack and Raghunath Singh once again became free frommarathas. Mohan Singh was seated on the throne and who Read More …

Constitution or Formation of Chhattisgarh

Constitution or Formation of State of Chhattisgarh:- Known as the ‘Rice Bowl of Central India,’ Chhattisgarh came into existence on November 1, 2000. It was earlier part of Madhya Pradesh and after separation became 26th State of India. Located in central India Read More …

History of Chattisgarh

History of Chattisgarh from Vedic Age to Gupta Period In ancient times, Chattisgarh was known as Dakshina Kosala. Chattisgarh area also finds mention in Ramayana and Mahabharata. Between the sixth and twelfth centuries, Sharabhpurias, Panduavanshi, Somavanshi, Kalachuri and Nagavanshi rulers Read More …

Feudatory States in Chhattisgarh

Feudatory States in Chhattisgarh:—- The history of the Chhattisgarh region dates back to about the 4th century ce, when it was known as Southern (or South) Kosala. The name Chhattisgarh, meaning “thirty-six forts,” was formerly applied to the territory of Read More …

British Rule in Chhattisgarh

British Rule in Chhattisgarh Brief introduction about the various rulers before the British: Chhattisgarh, a 21st century State, came into being on November 1, 2000. Chhattisgarh is a young and a new state but the reference of this state can Read More …

Major Dynasties of Chhattisgarh

Major Dynasties of Chhattisgarh Chhattisgarh came into existence on November 1, 2000. In ancient times Chhattisgarh was known as DakshinKosala and its mythological history goes back as far back as the Mahabarata and the Ramayana. According to a legendary, Lord Read More …

Former Pricely States of Chhattisgarh and Zamindaris

Former Pricely States of Chhattisgarh and Zamindaris Merger of Chhattisgarh States There were 15 Chattisgarh states, the biggest of them being Bastar with an area of 15029 Sq miles (39060 sq. km.) and a population over half a million. The Read More …

Revolt of 1857 in Chattisgarh

Revolt of 1857 in Chattisgarh:— The revolt of 1857 is known by so many names, including the Indian Mutiny, the Sepoy Mutiny, the Revolt of 1857, the Great Rebellion, the Indian Insurrection, and First war of Indian Independence. By the Read More …

Freedom Movement in Chattisgarh

Freedom Movement in Chattisgarh:– In 1818 Chhattisgarh came under some sort of British control for the first time. In 1854, when the province of Nagpur lapsed to the British government, Chhattisgarh was formed into a deputy commissionership with its headquarters Read More …

Rebellion in Chhattisgarh

Rebellion in Chhattisgarh Some of the important Rebellions  in Chhattisgarh are: Halba rebellion – started in 1774 and continued till 1779 Bhopalpatnam Struggle of 1795 Paralkot rebellion of 1825 Tarapur rebellion – started in 1842 continued till 1854 Maria rebellion Read More …