Raja Ram Jat

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Raja Ram Jat
Chieftain of Sinsini
Reign 1670-1688
Predecessor Gokula
Successor Churaman
Father Bhajja Singh

Raja Ram (1670–1688) was a Jat leader and organizer of rebellion for freedom against Aurangzeb. He was chieftain of Sinsini in princely state of Bharatpur in India. Raja Ram was son of Bhajja Singh of Sinsini. Details about the early life of Raja Ram are not available. After the death of Gokula on 1 January 1670, Raja Ram kept alive the rebellion against the Mughals.

To avenge the death of Gokula Raja Ram plundered Akbar's tomb, looted it and dragged Akbar's bones and burned them.[1] He was later sentenced to death by Aurangzeb.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hansen, Waldemar (1986-09-01). The Peacock Throne: The Drama of Mogul India. Motilal Banarsidass Publ. ISBN 9788120802254.