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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

History Aspects of Employees and Donations in the rule of Kumaon King Doti Kalyan Chand

(History of Kumaon from 1000-1790 AD)

         (History of Chand Dynasty Rule in Kumaon)
History of Uttarakhand (Garhwal, Kumaon, Haridwar) - Part 199

                                              ByBhishma Kukreti

                              Employees of Kumaon King Doti Kalyan Chand
               Uneducated, Doti Kalayan Chand did not have any knowledge of politics and court ruling system. The King had to depend on those who were helpful in getting crown.
   The higher posts in Doti Kalyan Chand court were given to Joshi of Danya. The Joshis of Jhinjhad, and Chaudhri and Ratgali were also in court.
   Sur Singh Bisht, Harsingh Gusain were Bakshi and Divan respectively.
          Bhavani Datt Pande of Bairati was Chief of Police.
 Kisan Dev Bisht, Nand Bisht and Parmanand Adhikari were minister at one time. 
  The King handed over the administration of Mall (Tarai and Bhabhar) to Shiv Datt Joshi.
 Ram Datt Adhikari was in charge of Kota Bhabhar.
 At later stage Doti Kalyan Chandra handed over the charge for Almora to Hariram Joshi.

               Donations and Religious Rituals by Doti Kalyan Chandra
                Doti Kalyan Chandra got crown by chance or by luck. Therefore, Doti Kalyan Chand had beliefs that deities and goddesses provided him kingdom to rule.
 Doti Kalyan Chandra donated land for temples.
In 1731, Doti Kalyan Chandra donated land three times to Jageshwar temples, and to Bridhkedar , Ganesh and Ghatotkach temples.
In 1733, Doti Kalyan Chandra donated land to Baleshwar temple.
In 1734, he donated land to Nagnath, Kshetrapal and Bhuvneshwar temples.
In 1735, the Kumaon king donated land for Purnagiri temple.
In 1736, Doti Kalyan Chand donated land for Ghatotkachh temple.
In 1737, he donated land to Sheetladevi temple.
In 1740, Kumaon King donated land for Kalika-Shitala Devi temple. These temples were in Kumaon.
  King Doti Kalyan Chand got shelter in Garhwal around 1734-44 against Rohila attacks. Garhwal King Pradip Shah helped him in getting back Kumaon kingdom. In 1744, King Doti Kalyan Chand donated land to Badrinath and Kedarnath temples of Garhwal.
   Doti Kalyan Chandra donated land to families of Ganga Datt Joshi, Kulomani Pande, Bishan Datt Joshi and Devi Datt Chaudhari.





@@ Read more about Cruel King Doti Kalyan Chand in next chapter
Copyright@ Bhishma Kukreti -bckukreti@gmail.com 27/11/2013

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(The History of Garhwal, Kumaon, Haridwar write up is aimed for general readers)
                           
History of Garhwal – Kumaon-Haridwar (Uttarakhand, India) to be continued… Part -200  
History of Kumaon (1000-1790) to be continued….
Himalayan, Indian History of Chand Dynasty rule in Kumaon to be continued…
  (Himalayan, Indian History (740-1790 AD to be continued…)

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