Ladhana

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Location of village Ladhana near Kochhor in Sikar district

Ladhana (लढाना) is a village in Danta Ramgarh tehsil in Sikar district in Rajasthan, India. Vijayranias founded a village called 'Vijarna' (Bijarna Khera village situated in present Alwar district) in 1078 AD and later constructed a fort at 'Ladhana' in 1178. It was the capital of republic of Vijayrania Jat clan.

Founder

Bijarnia Jats

Location

It is located in west Palsana located on NH-11 and north of Gowati.

Jat Gotras

Bijarnia,

History

Bhanwar Lal Bijarnia at Sarnau-Kot, Ladhana Fort is seen behind him

Vijayrania people are found in Rajasthan and Haryana in India. The existence of this clan is known from the time of Alexander the Great. Greek historians have clarified about the meaning of Vijayrania. Vijayrania is derived from Vijay (Victory) + Ran (War). Varetatae people of Greek language, mentioned by Megasthenes, were the same people as Vijayrania in Hindi. Megasthenes has mentioned in Indica about them that their king did not keep elephant but trusted entirely to their horses and foot. In Khandelawati the remnants of their fort and stable for horses are still present.This clan people had struggled a lot for their victory during those times. They have been found in Jaipur region since ancient times. They had a war with Altmus. They rebelled against Muslims many times. Vijayranias founded a village called 'Vijarna' in 1078 and constructed a fort at 'Ladhana' in 1178 AD. One chieftain Jagsingh of this clan founded his rule in Palsana of Shekhawati region in year 1255 AD. In year 1515 AD there was a chieftain named Dev Raj when Shekhawats and Kachwaha Rajputs were spreading their rule in Shekhawati.

Population

  • During 2001 census, the population of the village was 1,331.
  • As per Census-2011 statistics, Ladhana village has the total population of 1224 (of which 629 are males while 595 are females).[1]

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