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Bamhani (बम्हणी) is a village in Akaltara tahsil in Janjgir-Champa district in Chhattisgarh.


Jat Gotras Namesake


Ratanpur Stone Inscription Of Prithvideva II - (Kalachuri) Year 915 (=1163).... The inscription is one of Brahmadeva, a feudatory prince of Prithvïdëva II, of the Kalachuri Dynasty of Ratanpur. The object of it is to record the religious and charitable works of Brahmadeva at several places. (p.502)....Several other religious and charitable works of Brahmadeva are next mentioned, viz , a tank at the village Gôthâlî (गौठाली), a temple of Dhûrjati at Nârâyanapura, tanks at Bamhani, Charauya and Tejallapura, a temple of Siva at Kumarâkôta (कुमराकोट) and a mango-grove as well as a charitable feeding house evidently at the same place. ....Nârâyanapura (नारायणपुर) and Bamhani (बम्हणी) still retain their names , the former is situated on the Mahànadi in the Raipur District, while the latter is 4 miles north by east of Akaltarâ. (p.503) [2]

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