Let Pora

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Pulwama District Map

Let Pora (लेतापुर) is a town in Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir. Its ancient name was Lalitapura (ललितपुर). Vijayendra Kumar Mathur[1] writes it as Latpor (लाटपोर).

Variants of name



Lalitapura (ललितपुर) (IV, p.71) - When Lalitaditya was out in conquest, his viceroy built a town after the king's name. In this town of Lalitapura, there was an image of the sun, to which he bestowed the city of Kanyakubja with the adjoining lands and villages.[2]


विजयेन्द्र कुमार माथुर[3] ने लेख किया है ...2. ललितपुर (AS, p.813) = लाटपौर (कश्मीर). इस प्राचीन नगर की संस्था कश्मीर के प्रतापी नरेश ललितादित्य मुक्तापीड़ ने सातवीं सदी में की थी. ललितादित्य की विजय यात्राओं तथा उसके शासनकाल का वर्णन कल्हण ने राजतरंगिणी में किया है.[4]

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