Nepal Rule over Kumaun, Garhwal and Himachal (1790-1815) -300
History of Uttarakhand (Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar) -830
By: Bhishma Kukreti (A History Student)
British captured Dehradun, Garhwal Kumaon and Himachal. British officials started administrating those regions. However, there was no written statement from Nepal court for those regions as British region. Nepal court could not win the above regions but in future, Nepal could claim rights of the above Himalayan regions. Amar Singh Thapa and other commanders had opinion that the lost region could be taken back by force. Therefore, British officials were eager for written agreement with Nepal.
British was not ready only for rule over west of Kali River but British wanted to take the disputed land of Bhabhar and Tarai too. British Government wanted to weaken Nepal by all means.
Endeavors of Guru Gajraj Mishra
Gajraj Mishra the Guru of Nepal King Ranbahadur was in exile in Banaras. Before, the war started, Nepal King sent money to Mishra that he starts dialogues for treaty with British government. However, Gajraj Mishra did not act on that time. However, after Nepal came under distress, Guru Gajraj Mishra became ready for starting dialogues with British officials. Gajraj Mishra reached Kathmandu with Chandrasekhar after receiving request from Nepal king. (Sanwal). Nepal officials were eager for treaty with British.
Nepal King provided an authorization letter with his seal to Gajraj Mishra.
On 28th May 1815, Gajraj Mishra and Chandrasekhar met Lieutenant Colonel Bradshaw in Sugauli.
Bradshaw put a paper of conditions before them. Bradshaw put condition of region of Bhabhar and Tarai from Kali to Sista, British asked Nepal to hand over Nagari and Nagarkot region for Sikkim.
Guru Gajraj did not agree for the conditions of British.Gajrak Mishra explained that he was not authorized for Nepal leaving Tarai , Nagari and Nagarkot.
After failure of meeting of Mishra and Bradshaw, High Command asked Edward Gardner for having discussion with Bamshah.
(From writings of Atkinson, Preamble, , Saxsena, Fraser, Princep, Maularam, Balchandra Sharma, Sanwal, English pre mutiny records, Dehradun vol., 8; Saklani, Mutiny records Kumaon; Achieves of Tehri Kingdom Record etc.)
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History of Garhwal – Kumaon-Haridwar (Uttarakhand, India) to be continued… Part -831
*** 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)
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