You have heard about India, seen videos and Images about it, and some of you might have visited that magical place, but do you know the history of the sub-continent?
Here we have started and ended a series on a journey through the history of India. Let me walk you through it:
India is a country in South Asia whose name comes from the Indus River.
Gandhara witnessed the rule of several major powers of antiquity as listed here in this part.
The main language of Gandahara region was Hindko.
Raja Dahir was the son of Chach of Aror.
Chachnama, the most authentic and almost contemporary account of Arab invasions.
It was widely suggested that the Harappan people worshiped a Mother goddess symbolizing fertility.
Before the establishment of the Delhi Sultanate, Muslim armies from Central Asia were regularly raiding the kingdoms of northern India.
In 1398 Timur invaded India on the pretext that the Muslim sultans of Delhi were showing excessive tolerance to their Hindu subjects.
Rajputana, also called Rajwar, a former group of princely states chiefly constituting what is now Rajasthan state.
Babur, a Timurid prince from the Fergana Valley (in modern Uzbekistan), was a direct descendant of Timur.
Mughal dynasty,Turkic-Mongol origin that ruled most of northern India from the early 16th to the mid-18th century.
The Company transformed from a commercial trading venture to one which virtually ruled India as it acquired auxiliary governmental and military functions, until its dissolution in 1858.
Indian National Congress, Congress-I (also known as the Congress Party and abbreviated INC) is a major political party in India, created in 1885 by Allan Octavian Hume, Dadabhai Naoroji, and Sir Dinshaw Edulji Wacha.
In August, 1947, when, after three hundred years in India, the British finally left, the subcontinent was partitioned into two independent nation states: Hindu-majority India and Muslim-majority Pakistan.
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