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Monday, March 28, 2016

British Deciding Fate of Lal Singh

History British Campaign for Capturing Kumaon -17

Nepal Rule over Kumaun, Garhwal and Himachal (1790-1815) -230

             History of Uttarakhand (Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar) -758
                                                           
                                         By: Bhishma Kukreti (A History Student)




Lal Singh was brother of Ex Kumaon King Mohan Chand.  Governor General declared capturing Kumaon under British rule. However, Governor General and his team was not ready for offering Jagir to any hiers of Chand family. Governor General instructed Edward Gardner nt to take any action that nay family members of Chand dynasty started working for claiming their rights on Kumaon territory. Governor General instructed that Edward and team should not take any help from Chand family or those are aspirants for Kumaon territory. It was thought that Kumaon subject would not like Chand kings.
                        There were other aspirants for Kumaon Kingdom-
1-The heirs of King Lakshmi Chand living in Pareva village of Kota pargana
2-Heirs of King Kalyan Chand living in Joba village of Sor Pargana
3-Many heirs of King Rudra Chand
4- Hiers of Jodhsingh Katehariya whose son was married to daughter of King Deep Chand.
British administrators preferred Bamshah than Lal Singh for future ruler of Kumaon territory. Edward Gardner was asked for finding more details about Lal Singh. Edward informed that “It was found that Mohan Chand ruled for a span of time by getting help of Rohila solders who terrorized the Kumaon territory. There was Gurkah rule in Kumaon for 25 years.
 Therefore, it is not advisable to make Lal Singh as ruler of Kumaon. “ Governor General was pleased to know those facts.

                    


(From writings of Bengal- Past and Present January, Atkinson, Sanwal, Saxsena,  Fraser etc) 
Copyright@ Bhishma Kukreti Mumbai, India, bckukreti@gmail.com 25/3/2016
History of Garhwal – Kumaon-Haridwar (Uttarakhand, India) to be continued… Part -759
*** History of Gorkha/Gurkha /Nepal Rule over Kumaun, Garhwal and Himachal (1790-1815) to be continued in next chapter
(The History of Garhwal, Kumaon, Haridwar write up is aimed for general readers)
XX                    Reference           
                 
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XXX
History Gurkha /Gorkha Rule over Garhwal, Kumaon, Uttarakhand Ruthless Gurkha/Nepalese Administration in Himachal; Himachal; History Gurkha /Gorkha Rule over Pauri Garhwal, Udham Singh Nagar Kumaon, Uttarakhand Ruthless Gurkha/Nepalese Administration in Himachal; Sirmour Himachal; History Gurkha /Gorkha Rule over Chamoli Garhwal, Nainital Kumaon, Uttarakhand; Kangara Himachal Ruthless Gurkha/Nepalese Administration in Himachal; History Gurkha /Gorkha Rule over Rudraprayag Garhwal, Almora Kumaon, Uttarakhand; Baghat Himachal; History Gurkha /Gorkha Rule over Tehri Garhwal, Champawat Kumaon, Uttarakhand Ruthless Gurkha/Nepalese Administration in Himachal; Punar Himachal; History Gurkha /Gorkha Rule over Uttarkashi Garhwal, Bageshwar Kumaon, Uttarakhand;  Nahan Himachal; History Gurkha /Gorkha Rule over Dehradun Garhwal, Pithoragarh Kumaon, Uttarakhand; History Himachal Ruthless Gurkha/Nepalese Administration in Himachal; 
Nepal Itihas, Garhwal Itihas, Kumaon Itihas, Himachal Itihas;  Gurkha/Gorkha ka Kumaon par  Adhikar Itihas , Gurkha/Gorkha Garhwal par Shasan Itihas Ruthless Gurkha/Nepalese Administration in Himachal;  Gurkha/Gorkha Rule in Kumaon, Garhwal Uttarakhand; History Gurkha/Gorkha  Rule in Himachal Ruthless Gurkha/Nepalese Administration in Himachal