Bhimtal

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Author of this article is Laxman Burdak लक्ष्मण बुरड़क
Chhatri of Maharaja Bhim Singh Rana & Bhimtal at Gwalior Fort

Historically important rulers of Gohad were Maharaja Bhim Singh Rana (1707-1756) and Maharaja Chhatra Singh Rana (1757-1782). They also occupied the Gwalior fort twice, Maharaja Bhim Singh Rana from 1740 to 1756, and Maharaja Chhatra Singh Rana from 1780 to 1783. During this period they constructed historical monuments in the Gwalior Fort -The Chhatri of Maharaja Bhim Singh Rana and Bhimtal. Bhimtal has been constructed in 200x200 sq. feet. The Chhatri of Maharaja Bhim Singh Rana is situated near the north bank of Bhimtal. The Jat Samaj Kalyan Parishad Gwalior organizes Mela here on Ram Navami every year.

The Jat rulers of Gohad had constructed forts, palaces, temples, wells, gardens etc., which are of archeological importance and historical heritage of the Jats in the shape of monuments at Gohad also. Some of them are Gohad Fort, Itayali Darwaja, Chhatra Mahal, Shish Mahal, Satbhanwar, Laxman-tal, Rani-guru temple, Laxman temple, Modi-ki-Haveli etc.

References

  • Dr. Ajay Kumar Agnihotri (1985) : Gohad ke jaton ka Itihas(Hindi)
  • Dr Natthan Singh (2004) : Jat-Itihas

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