Avasira

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Author:Laxman Burdak, IFS (R)

Avasira (अवसिर) was a kingdom mentioned in Mahabharata which was subjugated by Karna

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Jat clan

History

Sandhya Jain[1] mentions Tribes With unclear Position in Kurukshetra War which includes Avasira - Could be Ayodhya region, defeated by Karna (III.241.44)

In Mahabharata

Military Campaign of Karna: Mahabharata, Book 3, Chapter 252.... Then descending from the mountain and rushing to the east, he reduced the Angas, and the Bangas, and the Kalingas, and the Mandikas, and the Magadhas. the Karkakhandas; and also included with them the Avasiras, Yodhyas, and the Ahikshatras. Having (thus) conquered the eastern quarter Karna then presented himself before Batsa-bhumi.

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