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Kathiawar
Kathiawar
Kathiawar
([kaʈʰijaʋaɽ]; also written Kathiawad or Kattywar) is a peninsula in western India and part of the Saurashtra region.[1][2][3][4][5] Its coastline borders the Gulf of Kutch
Gulf of Kutch
to the west, the Arabian Sea
Arabian Sea
to the south and the Gulf of Khambhat
Gulf of Khambhat
to the southeast and east
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Surendranagar
Surendranagar Dudhrej
Surendranagar Dudhrej
is a municipality in Surendranagar district
Surendranagar district
in the Indian state of Gujarat. mainly Dudhrej municipality is directly connected with wadhwan city and wadhwan municipality. Demographics[edit] As of 2001[update] India
India
census,[1] Dudhrej had a population of 156,417. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Dudhrej has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 64%. In Dudhrej, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age
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British India
The Provinces of India, earlier Presidencies of British India
India
and still earlier, Presidency towns, were the administrative divisions of British governance in the subcontinent. Collectively, they were called British India. In one form or another, they existed between 1612 and 1947, conventionally divided into three historical periods:During 1612–1757, the East India Company
East India Company
set up "factories" (trading posts) in several locations, mostly in coastal India, with the consent of the Mughal emperors
Mughal emperors
or local rulers. Its rivals were the merchant trading companies of Holland and France. By the mid-18th century, three "Presidency towns": Madras, Bombay, and Calcutta
Calcutta
had grown in size. During the period of Company rule in India, 1757–1858, the Company gradually acquired sovereignty over large parts of India, now called "Presidencies"
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Gohil
Gahlot is a gotra (clan) of India. The variations of the name include Gehlot, Guhila, Gohil or Guhilot. It is associated with the Rajput community, and members of this clan once ruled princely states in present-day Rajasthan
Rajasthan
and Gujarat.[1][2] Gahlot is also a gotra of non- Rajput
Rajput
castes such as the Mali[3] and Jat.[4] History[edit] The Guhilas of Medapata
Guhilas of Medapata
belonged to this clan. The Atpur Inscription of 977 AD lists 20 kings starting with Guhadatta and ending with Saktikumara. Major cities included Nagahrada and Aghata. Chittor
Chittor
was captured by Bappa Rawal in the 8th century. The Guhilas fought the Paramaras in the 11th century and the Chaulukyas in the 12th century. During the reign of Jaitrasimha (1213-1252 AD), Nagahrada was sacked by Iltutmish
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Jhala
Jhala (Hindi: झाला, [dʒʱaːlaː]) is a term in Hindustani classical music which denotes the fast-paced conclusions of classical compositions or raga. It is often characterized by the overwhelming of the melodic component by the rhythmic component. This is sometimes effected by the rapid striking together of the chikari between notes.[1][2] See also[edit]Jal tarangReferences[edit]^ Vimalakānta Rôya Caudhurī (2000). The Dictionary Of Hindustani Classical Music. Motilal Banarsidass Publ. pp. 50–. ISBN 978-81-208-1708-1. Retrieved 14 July 2013.  ^ Ashok Damodar Ranade (1 January 2006). Music Contexts: A Concise Dictionary of Hindustani Music. Bibliophile South Asia. pp. 152–. ISBN 978-81-85002-63-7. Retrieved 14 July 2013. This article about the music of India is a stub
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Jadeja
The Jadeja
Jadeja
is a Rajput
Rajput
clan who claim to be descended from the Hindu god Krishna
Krishna
and thus to belong to the Yaduvanshi Rajput
Rajput
,[1] who in turn form a part of the Chandravanshi (Lunar Dynasty).[1] A Jadeja
Jadeja
dynasty ruled the princely state of Kutch between 1540 and 1948, at which time India became a republic. This state had been formed by king Khengarji I, who gathered under him twelve Jadeja
Jadeja
noble landowning families, who were also related to him, as well as two noble families of the Waghela
Waghela
community
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Parmar
The Parmar (Pawar) are a Rajput
Rajput
clan in India, who claim descent from the Agnivansha dynasty. A Garasia clan also uses this title, claiming descent from the Rajputs.[1] There are numerous variants of the name, including Pramar, Pavar, Powar, Pawar, Panwar, and Ponwar.[2] See also[edit]Paramara dynastyReferences[edit]^ Maya Unnithan-Kumar (1997). Identity, Gender, and Poverty: New Perspectives on Caste and Tribe in Rajasthan. Berghahn Books. p. 135. ISBN 978-1-57181-918-5. Retrieved 11 January 2013.  ^ Walker, Benjamin (1968). The Hindu World: An Encyclopedic Survey of Hinduism, Volume 2
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Solanki (clan)
Solanki is a clan name commonly associated with the Rajputs in India but which has also been borrowed by non- Rajput
Rajput
communities such as the Saharias as a means of advancement by the process of sanskritisation.[1][2] Other groups that use the name include the Bhils of Rajasthan,[3] while the Gurjars have a similarly-named clan that has a myth of origin akin to that of the Rajputs.[4] See alsoSolanki dynastyReferences Citations^ Mann & Mann (1989), pp. 54, 81 ^ Mishra & Kapoor (2005), pp. 131-132 ^ Majhi (2010), p. 49 ^ Malik (2005), p. 103BibliographyMajhi, Anita Srivastava (2010), Tribal Culture, Continuity, and Change: A Study of Bhils in Rajasthan, Mittal Publications, ISBN 9788183242981  Malik, Aditya (2005), Nectar Gaze and Poison Breath : An Analysis and Translation of the Rajasthani Oral Narrative of Devnarayan, Oxford University Press, ISBN 9780198034209  Mann, Rann Singh; Mann, K
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Khachar
Rafik Khachatryan
Rafik Khachatryan
(Armenian: Ռաֆիկ Գարեգինի Խաչատրյան; October 7, 1937 – January 16, 1993) was an Armenian sculptor. He was the father of Garegin Khachatryan (1975–1995).Contents1 Biography 2 Activities 3 Works 4 See also 5 Gallery 6 References 7 External linksBiography[edit] He was a direct descendant of the house of Daniel-Bek of Sassun (province Sassun
Sassun
or Sason
Sason
of Western Armenia) (second half of the 18th century) and Khachatur-Bek of Mush (town Mush of Western Armenia) (first half of the 19th century)
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Suzerainty
Suzerainty (/ˈsjuːzərənti/, /ˈsjuːzərɛnti/ and /ˈsjuːzrənti/) is a back-formation from the late 18th-century word suzerain, meaning upper-sovereign, derived from the French sus (meaning above) + -erain (from souverain, meaning sovereign). It was first used to refer to the dominant position of the Ottoman Empire in relation to its surrounding regions; the Ottoman Empire being the suzerain, and the relationship being suzerainty
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Jethwa
Jethwa (or Jethva, Jaitwa, Jethi or Kamari, Camari, Kam(a)r) is a branch of the Suryavanshi Rajput
Rajput
clan.[citation needed] Origin[edit]Merchant Navy flag of Porbandar State
Porbandar State
adopted by Jethwas, showing image of Hanuman, from whom the Jethwas claim their descent.It has been suggested that the Saindhava
Saindhava
dynasty ruling eastern part of Saurashtra peninsula is now represented by the Jethwas
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Bombay State
Bombay
Bombay
State was a large Indian state created at the time of India's Independence, with other regions being added to it in the succeeding years. Bombay
Bombay
Presidency (roughly equating to the present-day Indian state of Maharashtra, excluding South Maharashtra
Maharashtra
and Vidarbha) was merged with the princely states of the Baroda, Western India
India
and Gujarat
Gujarat
(the present-day Indian state of Gujarat) and Deccan States (which included parts of the present-day Indian states of Maharashtra and Karnataka. On November 1, 1956, Bombay
Bombay
State was re-organized under the States Reorganisation Act on linguistic lines, absorbing various territories including the Saurashtra and Kutch States, which ceased to exist
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Maharashtra
Maharashtra
Maharashtra
(/mɑːhəˈrɑːʃtrə/; Marathi: [məharaːʂʈrə] ( listen), abbr. MH) is a state in the western region of India
India
and is India's second-most populous state and third-largest state by area. Spread over 307,713 km2 (118,809 sq mi), it is bordered by the Arabian Sea
Arabian Sea
to the west and the Indian states of Karnataka, Telangana, Goa, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh
and the Union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli. It is also the world's second-most populous subnational entity
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Diu, India
Diu is a town in Diu district
Diu district
in the union territory of Daman and Diu, India. Diu District is the tenth least populated district of India. The town of Diu lies at the eastern end of Diu Island
Diu Island
and is known for its fortress and old Portuguese cathedral. It is a fishing town. The city is one of the hundred Indian cities competing in a national level competition to get the funds under Narendra Modi's flagship Smart Cities Mission
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Goa
Goa
Goa
/ˈɡoʊ.ə/ ( listen) is a state in India
India
within the coastal region known as the Konkan, in Western India. It is bounded by Maharashtra
Maharashtra
to the north and Karnataka
Karnataka
to the east and south, with the Arabian Sea
Arabian Sea
forming its Western coast. It is India's smallest state by area and the fourth smallest by population. Goa
Goa
has the highest GDP per capita among all Indian states,[3] that is two and a half times that of the country.[4] It was ranked the 'best placed State' by the "Eleventh Finance Commission" for its infrastructure and ranked on top for the 'best quality of life' in India
India
by the National Commission on Population based on the 12 Indicators.[4] Panaji
Panaji
is the state's capital, while Vasco da Gama is its largest city
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