Rajput Clans of Gujarat: Mers, Solanki, Paramara, Vaghela, Rathore, Jadeja, Jethwa, Chapa Dynasty, Sodha, Chudasama, Garasia

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General Books LLC, 2010 - History - 56 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 54. Chapters: Kutch Gurjar Kashtriya, Paramara, Rathore, Mers, Vaghela, Jadeja, Chudasama, Rajputs of Gujarat, Sodha, Chapa dynasty, Jethwa, Gohil, Sathwara, Rehvar, Molesalam Rajput, Khant, Malik, Kathi, Dabhi, Garasia, Maiya, Wagher, Dodiya, Mandali, Manka, Sagar, Nayak, Dahima, Thakore, Jhala, Raizada, Devda, Karadia Rajput, Nadoda Rajput, Vala, Makwana, Jinkara, Vantia, Kachhotia, Gori. Excerpt: Kutch Gurjar Kshatriyas, or Mistris of Kutch or Kadia Kshatriyas of Kutch, (Gujarati: ) are a Hindu community of the Kutch District of Gujarat state in India. They are a group of various Kshatriya or Rajput clans who were bound together by their artistic and master craftsman skills in constructing forts, temples, palaces, ornate decorations, idols & other buildings and statues which led to them being referred to as Mistri by the Portuguese. This term was later used to refer to them as a separate caste known as the Mistri a.k.a Mistris of Kutch. The Kutch Gurjar Kshatriyas (KGK) are a branch of Kadia Kshatriya, or Gurjar Kshatriyas, of Saurashtra who migrated to Dhaneti, Kutch, and were later granted eighteen or nineteen villages by the rulers of Kutch. They were famous designers and developers of many historic monuments of Kutch forts, temples, dams, bridges and railways in Undivided India. Kutch Gurjar Kshatriyas (KGK) are a group of Rajput, or Kshatriya clans, who migrated from Rajasthan in early 7th century AD. Paliyas belonging to war heroes of Mistris of Kutch, standing at Dhaneti dating back to 1178 ADKadia Kshatriyas first entered into Saurashtra in 7th century onwards and settled in various places in Saurashtra where they founded thirty-six villages. Some of them also moved further into Kutch from the 7th century onwards but around 1177-78 AD (V.S. 1234) a major group of this warrior clan migrated to Kutch under the leadership...

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