Raja Pratap Singh

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Raja Pratap Singh

Barauli
Founder Rao of Barauli
Succeeded by Rao Ran ju
Personal details
Children Rao Ran ju, Rao BasantPal, Rao Jatu ji, Rao Hathi Shah & Rao Budhan Dev

Raja Pratap Singh (Hindi: राव प्रताप सिंह) was the founder Rao of Barauli, in the Aligarh district, who was Prithviraj Chauhan's nephew and assisted in his fight against the Muslim invaders led by Muhammad of Ghor in 1191. They also fought on the side of Rana Pratap of Mewar and Maharana Hammir as their generals.[citation needed]

Biography[edit]

He join Chauhan army in Mahoba campion on his return settled in Pahasu in the centre of his newly acquired estate, where he rapidly acquired great power.[1]

Raja Pratap Singh married the daughter of Raja Door and populated the town of Barauli in Samvat 1122 (1065 AD) when there were 1656 villages attached to it.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ North-western provinces (1876). Statistical, descriptive and historical account of the North-western Provinces of India, ed. by E.T. Atkinson [and others]. 
  2. ^ Second supplement to Who's who in India: brought up to 1914. Newul Fishore press. 1914. ... the daughter of Raja Door and populated the town of Barauli in Samvat 1122 (1065 A. D.) when there were 1656 villages attached to it. 
  3. ^ Full text of "Second supplement to Who's who in India [microform] : brought up to 1914"

External links[edit]