Kumher

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Location of Kumher in Bharatpur district
Author:Laxman Burdak, IFS (R)

Kumher (कुम्हेर) is a municipality, tahsil headquarters and historical town in Bharatpur district of Rajasthan in India. Its ancient name was Kumbhi (कुम्भि) [1] or Kumbhigarh (कुम्भीगढ़).[2]

Origin

Thakur Deshraj[3] writes that Kumher was founded by a Jat chieftain Kumbh (कुम्भ) and was known as Kumbhigarh.

Mention by Panini

Kumbha (कुम्भ), Var. Kumbhi (कुम्भी) is name of a place mentioned by Panini in Ashtadhyayi under Karnadi (कर्णादि) (4.2.80.13) group. [4]


V. S. Agrawala[5] has mentioned Kumbhi (कुम्भि) as a place name in Panini's Ashtadhyayi under Katrryadi (कत्र्य्रादि) (4.2.95) group.

History

It was one of the Four best forts of the Jats and during the reign of Badan Singh, it successfully repulsed the Mughal-Maratha assault in 1754, thus remaining invincible true to its reputation.

इतिहास

कुम्हेर को कुम्भीगढ़ अथवा कुवेरपुर भी कहते थे। इसे कुम्भ नाम के जाट सरदार ने बसाया था।[6]

Jat Gotras

Sinsinwar

Villages in Kumher tahsil

Abhaurra, Adhaiya Kalan, Adhaiya Khurd, Ajan, Ajau, Astavan Jadid, Astavan Kadim, Awar, Baben, Bani, Bansroli, Bartai, Belara Kalan, Belara Khurd, Bhatawali, Bhatpura, Bilawati, Birharu, Borai, Burawai, Chak Bani, Chak Paprera, Chak Seh, Chak Sitara, Chaukipura, Chimni, Dahra, Dehawa, Dandoo, Dhansoti, Dhanwara, Dhokas, Didwari, Gadhaira, Gangar Soli, Gudawali, Guhawali, Gunsara, Helak, Hingoli, Indoo, Indrapura, Jahangeerpur, Jarhara, Jaya, Jodhela, Kanchanpura, Kasot , Karua, Khan, Khanswara, Khera Karauli, Kishanpura, Koomha, Kumher (M), Kurbara, Kwardiya, Lakhan, Lanki, Maharawar, Moroda, Mukandpura, Nagla Ajau, Nagla Bagha, Nagla Baghera, Nagla Birharu, Nagla Ganga, Nagla Jeewana, Nagla Jodhsingh, Nagla Karoli, Nagla Khoontela, Nagla Mainthna, Nagla Mana, Nagla Manjhi, Nagla Moti, Nagla Sawairam, Nagla Tuhiram, Pachora, Padola, Pahua, Pala Gaon, Paprera, Peedhi, Pichgai, Pichoomar, Poonth, Ramnagar, Randheerpura, Rarah, Reethauthi, Rund Helak Bari, Rundh Bhatawali, Rundh Helak Chhoti, Sabora, Sajaula, Saman, Santrook, Sarsai, Seehi, Seh, Senhti, Sent, Senthari, Sikrora, Sikrori, Sitara, Sogar, Sonera, Sunari, Supawas, Surauta, Takha, Talphara, Tamrer, Therawar, Ubar, Usrani, Usrara, Vijay Nagar,

Kumher Khap

Kumher Khap has 7 villages in Bharatpur district. [7]

Notable persons

  • Hari Singh Kumher - Former Minister of Dairy and Animal Husbandry in Gehlot Govt from 1998-2003. Three times MLA, Died on 14.8.2016 at the age of 88 at his residence in Jaipur. [8]
  • Gulab Singh Sardar (सरदार गुलाब सिंह), Kumher (कुम्हेर), Bharatpur was a Social worker in Rajasthan.

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