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(1) Valabhi / Valabhipura Vallabhi (modern Vala) is an ancient city located in Saurashtra peninsula near Bhavnagar. It was the capital of the ancient Maitraka dynasty. The Maitrakas came under the rule of Harsha in the mid-seventh century, but retained local autonomy, and regained their independence after Harsha’s death. Vallabhi was a noted center of […]

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(1) Ucha On left bank of river Indus in Sind province of Pakistan. Frontier post during Delhi Sultanate. It remained a subject of constant threat and challenge for Balban, Alauddin Khalji and Md. Bin Tughlaq. Mongol seized it in 1245 but were unsuccessful. Again during Alauddin Khalji, Mongol attack was unsuccessful due to brilliant effort […]

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(1) Tanjore / Thanjavur  . Thanjavur, formerly Tanjore, is an important center of religion, art, and architecture. The city first rose to prominence during the reign of Medieval Cholas when it served as the capital of the Chola Empire. After the fall of Cholas, the city was ruled by various dynasties like Pandyas, Vijayanagar Empire, […]

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(1) Sakala / Sagala / Sialkot Modern name of Sakala is Sialkot which is situated in West Punjab in Pakistan. According to the Greek historical texts, which bring mention of the city of Sialkot dating back to before 327 BC when the city was known as Sakala, it represented the eastern-most outpost and expansion of […]

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(1) Raichur         It is situated in Karnataka between the rivers of Krihna and Tungbhadra. During the 14th century, it was the part of Kakatiya kingdom. It was later captured by the Bahmanis and became the bone of contention between the Bahmanis and Vijayanagara Empire. In 16th Century, Vijayanagara King Krishnadevaraya made […]

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(1) Paithan / Pratishthana It is located in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra on Godavari River. It was the capital of the Satavahanas that ruled from 2nd century BC to 2nd century AD. It is mentioned in the famous 1st century AD Greek book, Periplus of Erythrian Sea and in Ashokan Rock Edict. Paithan was important […]

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INDIAN HISTORY THROUGH MAP- PART-Q

(1) Quilon / Kollam / Desinganadu It is an old seaport and city on the Laccadive Sea coast in Kerala, India on Ashtamudi Lake. Kollam shares fame with Pattanam (Muziris) as an ancient seaport on the Malabar Coast of India from the early centuries before the Christian era. Kollam was a flourishing port of the […]

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INDIAN HISTORY THROUGH MAP- PART-O

(1) Orchha / Urchha Orchha (or Urchha) is a town in Tikamgarh district of Madhya Pradesh. Orchha lies on the Betwa River, 80 km from Tikamgarh & 15 km from Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh. Orchha was founded in the 15th century AD, by the Bundela chief, Rudra Pratap Singh, who became the first King of […]

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(1) Nagarjunakonda Nagarjunakonda located on the right bank of the river Krishna in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh. It was known as Vijaypuri and was the capital of the Ikshvaku kings in the 3rd – 4th century AD who were the successors of the Satavahanas in the eastern Deccan. It was a centre of is […]

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(1) Machilipatnam / Masula / Masulipatam  Machilipatnam is in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh. There are evidenced of its existence since the 3rd century BCE mainly during Satavahana period when, according to Ptolemy, it was known as Maisolos. The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea also mentions it in the 1st century BCE. Situated in the mouth […]

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