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Kanauj
KHANNAJO also spelt Kanauj, is a city, administrative headquarters and a municipal board or Nagar Palika Parishad in Kannauj district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh
. The city's name is a modern form of the classical name KANYAKUBJA (The city of the hunchbacked maidens). It was also known as MAHODAYA during the time of Mihira Bhoja . Kannauj
Kannauj
is an ancient city, in earlier times the capital of the Empire of Harsha under Emperor Harsha
Harsha
. It is said that Kanyakubja Brahmin 's of which Shandilya's (Rishi Bharadwaj was one of the disciple of Rishi Sandilya) held to have constituted one of the three prominent families of Kanyakubja Brahmins.are originally from Kannauj. Kannauj
Kannauj
is known for the distilling of scents and is a market center for tobacco, perfume , and rose water
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Ujjain
UJJAIN (/uːˈdʒeɪn/ ; listen (help ·info )) is the largest city in Ujjain district of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh . It is the fifth largest city in Madhya Pradesh by population and is the administrative centre of Ujjain district and Ujjain division . An ancient city situated on the eastern bank of the Kshipra River , Ujjain was the most prominent city on the Malwa plateau of central India for much of its history. It emerged as the political centre of central India around 600 BCE. It was the capital of the ancient Avanti kingdom, one of the sixteen mahajanapadas . It remained an important political, commercial and cultural centre of central India until the early 19th century, when the British administrators decided to develop Indore as an alternative to it
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Rashtrakuta Dynasty
RASHTRAKUTA ( IAST
IAST
: rāṣṭrakūṭa) was a royal dynasty ruling large parts of the Indian subcontinent
Indian subcontinent
between the sixth and 10th centuries. The earliest known Rashtrakuta inscription is a 7th-century copper plate grant detailing their rule from Manapura, a city in Central or West India. Other ruling Rashtrakuta clans from the same period mentioned in inscriptions were the kings of Achalapur (modern Elichpur in Maharashtra
Maharashtra
) and the rulers of Kannauj
Kannauj
. Several controversies exist regarding the origin of these early Rashtrakutas, their native home and their language
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Govinda III
GOVINDA III (793–814 CE) was a famous Rashtrakuta
Rashtrakuta
ruler who succeeded his illustrious father Dhruva Dharavarsha . He was militarily the most successful emperor of the dynasty with successful conquests-from Cape Comorin in the south to Kannauj in the north, from Banaras in the east to Broach ( Bharuch ) in the west. He held such titles as Prabhutavarsha, Jagattunga, Anupama, Kirthinarayana, Prithvivallabha, Shrivallabha, Vimaladitya, Atishayadhavala and Tribhuvanadhavala. From the Someshvara inscription of 804 it is known that Gamundabbe was his chief queen. CONTENTS * 1 Early feud * 2 Capture of Kannauj * 3 Southern conquests * 4 Notes * 5 References * 6 External links EARLY FEUDThough Govinda III
Govinda III
became the emperor it was not before having to face some internal family feuds
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Rashtrakutas
RASHTRAKUTA ( IAST
IAST
: rāṣṭrakūṭa) was a royal dynasty ruling large parts of the Indian subcontinent
Indian subcontinent
between the sixth and 10th centuries. The earliest known Rashtrakuta inscription is a 7th-century copper plate grant detailing their rule from Manapura, a city in Central or West India. Other ruling Rashtrakuta clans from the same period mentioned in inscriptions were the kings of Achalapur (modern Elichpur in Maharashtra
Maharashtra
) and the rulers of Kannauj
Kannauj
. Several controversies exist regarding the origin of these early Rashtrakutas, their native home and their language
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Avanti (India)
AVANTI (Sanskrit : अवन्ति) was an ancient Indian janapada (realm), roughly corresponded to the present day Malwa region. According to the Buddhist text, the Anguttara Nikaya, Avanti was one of the solasa mahajanapadas (sixteen great realms) of the 6th century BCE. The janapada was divided into two parts by the Vindhyas , the northern part had its capital at Ujjayini and the southern part had its centre at Mahishmati . The Avantis, the ancient people belonging to this realm were described as mahavala (very powerful) in the Udyoga Parva (19.24) of the Mahabharata . According to the Vishnu Purana (II.3), the Bhagavata Purana (XII.I.36) and the Brahma Purana (XIX.17), the Avantis were associated with the Malava , the Saurashtras , the Abhiras , the Suras, the Karushas and the Arbudas and were described as dwelling along the Pariyatra (or Paripatra) mountains (a western branch of the Vindhyas)
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Bengal
BENGAL (/bɛŋˈɡɔːl/ ; Bengali : বাংলা/বঙ্গ, lit. 'Bānglā/Bôngô') is a geopolitical, cultural and historical region in Asia, which is located in the eastern part of the Indian subcontinent at the apex of the Bay of Bengal
Bay of Bengal
. Geographically, it is made up by the Ganges-Brahmaputra delta system, the largest such formation in the world; along with mountains in its north bordering the Himalayan states of Nepal
Nepal
and Bhutan
Bhutan
and east bordering Burma
Burma
. Politically, Bengal
Bengal
is divided between the sovereign Republic of Bangladesh
Bangladesh
, which covers two-thirds of the region, and West Bengal which is now part of India
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Kannauj District
KANNAUJ DISTRICT is an administrative district of Uttar Pradesh state in northern India , along the river Ganges . The historic town of Kannauj , northwest of Kanpur , is the administrative center. The district was carved out of the Farrukhabad district on September 18, 1997. Currently Mrs. Dimple Yadav represents it who was elected unopposed from Kannauj Lok Sabha seat. CONTENTS * 1 Geography * 2 Demographics * 3 Historical and Spiritual importance * 4 Colleges * 4.1 Medical College * 4.2 Engineering College * 5 References * 6 External links GEOGRAPHYKannauj is located at 27°04′N 79°55′E / 27.07°N 79.92°E / 27.07; 79.92 . It has an average elevation of 139 metres (456 feet). The Ganges is the main river of the district at the North East border of the district. Kali river is at the northern border of the district while the Ishan river flows through the District
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Deccan
The DECCAN PLATEAU is a large plateau in southern India
India
. It rises to 100 metres (330 ft) in the north, and to more than 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) in the south, forming a raised triangle within the downward-pointing triangle of the Indian subcontinent
Indian subcontinent
's coastline. It extends over eight Indian states and encompasses a wide range of habitats , covering most of central and southern India
India
. The plateau is located between two mountain ranges, the Western Ghats and the Eastern Ghats , each of which rises from its respective nearby coastal plain, and almost converge at the southern tip of India. It is separated from the Gangetic plain to the north by the Satpura and Vindhya Ranges , which form its northern boundary
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Malwa
MALWA is a natural region in west-central India
India
occupying a plateau of volcanic origin. Geologically, the MALWA PLATEAU generally refers to the volcanic upland north of the Vindhya Range . Politically and administratively, the historical Malwa
Malwa
region includes districts of western Madhya Pradesh and parts of south-eastern Rajasthan
Rajasthan
. The definition of Malwa
Malwa
is sometimes extended to include the Nimar region north of the Vindhyas. The Malwa
Malwa
region had been a separate political unit from the time of the ancient Malava Kingdom
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Mahmud Of Ghaznavi
YAMīN-UD-DAWLA ABUL-QāṣIM MAḥMūD IBN SEBüKTEGīN (Persian : یمین‌الدوله ابوالقاسم محمود بن سبکتگین‎‎), more commonly known as MAHMUD OF GHAZNI (محمود غزنوی; November 971 – 30 April 1030), also known as MAHMūD-I ZāBULī (محمود زابلی), was the most prominent ruler of the Ghaznavid Empire . He conquered the eastern Iranian lands , modern Afghanistan, and the northwestern Indian subcontinent (modern Pakistan) from 997 to his death in 1030. Mahmud turned the former provincial city of Ghazna into the wealthy capital of an extensive empire that covered most of today's Afghanistan , eastern Iran , and Pakistan , by looting the riches and wealth from the then Indian subcontinent
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Chandradeva
CHANDRADEVA (IAST : Candradeva, r. c. 1089–1103 CE), also known as Chandraditya, was an Indian king from the Gahadavala dynasty. He ruled the Antarvedi country in present-day Uttar Pradesh , including Kanyakubja and Varanasi . Although the Gahadavala inscriptions mention two of his ancestors, he was the first sovereign monarch of his family. Amid the chaos resulting from the decline of Kalachuri power and Ghaznavid invasions, Chandradeva established a government in the Kanyakubja-Varanasi region of the Gangetic plains. CONTENTS * 1 Rise to power * 2 Territorial extent * 3 Military career * 4 Inscriptions * 5 References * 5.1 Bibliography RISE TO POWER Chandrawati Location of Chandrawati (or Chandravati), where inscriptions of Chandradeva have been found (map of Uttar Pradesh ) According to the Gahadavala inscriptions, Chandradeva was a son of Mahichandra (alias Mahitala or Mahiyala), and a grandson of Yashovigraha
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Humayun
NASIR-UD-DIN MUḥAMMAD (6 March 1508–27 January 1556) better known by his regnal name, HUMAYUN, was the second emperor of the Mughal Empire
Mughal Empire
, who ruled over territory in what is now Afghanistan
Afghanistan
, Pakistan
Pakistan
, and parts of northern India
India
from 1531–1540 and again from 1555–1556. Like his father, Babur
Babur
, he lost his kingdom early but regained it with the aid of the Safavid dynasty
Safavid dynasty
of Persia, with additional territory. At the time of his death in 1556, the Mughal Empire spanned almost one million square kilometres. In December 1530, Humayun
Humayun
succeeded his father as ruler of the Mughal territories in the Indian subcontinent. At the age of 23, Humayun
Humayun
was an inexperienced ruler when he came to power
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Census
A CENSUS is the procedure of systematically acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population . The term is used mostly in connection with national population and housing censuses ; other common censuses include agriculture, business, and traffic censuses. The United Nations
United Nations
defines the essential features of population and housing censuses as "individual enumeration, universality within a defined territory, simultaneity and defined periodicity", and recommends that population censuses be taken at least every 10 years. United Nations
United Nations
recommendations also cover census topics to be collected, official definitions, classifications and other useful information to co-ordinate international practice
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Government Medical College, Kannauj
GOVERNMENT MEDICAL COLLEGE, KANNAUJ(Hindi : राजकीय मेडिकल कालेज, कन्नौज) is a government medical college located in Tirwa of Kannauj district , Uttar Pradesh , India . It is affiliated to King George\'s Medical University, Lucknow . The college has guidance and mentorship of GSVM Medical College, Kanpur . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Courses * 3 Campus * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links HISTORYGOVERNMENT MEDICAL COLLEGE, KANNAUJ, formerly known as KANNAUJ MEDICAL COLLEGE, was established by SP government in 2006 but classes started only in 2012 when Akhilesh Yadav become C.M. of Uttar Pradesh and the institute become recognized for 100 M.B.B.S. seats by Medical Council of India (MCI) . COURSESEvery year 100 students are allowed to take admission in the M.B.B.S. course by two competitive examinations
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Sher Shah Suri
SHER SHAH SURI (1486–22 May 1545) was the founder of the Sur Empire in North India
India
, with its capital at Delhi . An ethnic Pashtun , Sher Shah took control of the Mughal Empire
Mughal Empire
in 1540. After his accidental death in 1545, his son Islam
Islam
Shah became his successor. He first served as a private before rising to become a commander in the Mughal army under Babur
Babur
and then the governor of Bihar
Bihar
. In 1537, when Babur's son Humayun
Humayun
was elsewhere on an expedition, Sher Shah overran the state of Bengal
Bengal
and established the Sur dynasty. A brilliant strategist, Sher Shah proved himself as a gifted administrator as well as a capable general. His reorganization of the empire laid the foundations for the later Mughal emperors, notably Akbar
Akbar
, son of Humayun
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