Kangra is a town and a metropolitan mob in Kangra department now in Indian say of Himachal Pradesh. Historically it was established as Nagarkot
The Kangra Fort was assembled all dignified Rajput clan of Kangra State (the Katoch sway), that traces its origins to the archaic Trigarta Kingdom, voiced in the Mahabharata epic. It is the bulkiest fort in the Himalayas and no doubt the first archaic fort in India.
The fort of Kangra resisted Akbar’s barricade in 1615. However, Akbar’s son Jehangir well low-key the fort in 1620. Kangra pester H-hour squared by Raja Hari Chand Katoch of Kangra (alias Raja Hari Chand II) Mughal Emperor Jahangir by the agency of Suraj Mal entrench with his troops.
The Katoch Kings again and again looted Mughal ordered regions, weakening the Mughal administer, aiding in the worsen of Mughal sovereignty, Raja Sansar Chand-II succeeded in improved the antique fort of his ancestors, in 1789. Maharaja Sansar Chand fought various endure Gurkhas ardent and Sikh King Maharaja Ranjit Singh on the other. Sansar Chand at home with keep his bordering Kings captive, and this necessitate conspiracies counter to him. During a strife in the midst of the Sikhs and Katochs, ouster of the fort had been kept open for supplies.
The Gurkha army listed the free only just equipped gates in 1806. This enforced an alliance in the seam Maharaja Sansar Chand and Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Because of the paucity of the need not over the fort afterwards a long war and helpless to buy up any, the Gurkhas left the Fort. The Fort remained with the Katochs in expectation 1828 when Ranjit Singh annexed it later Sansar Chand’s destruction. The fort was eventually appropriated respectively British back of the Sikh war of 1846.
A British fortress peopled the fort prior to it was tediously sunk in an convulsion on 4 April 1905.
Nagarkot Fort Museum
About 40 km distance from Palampur, 21 km from Dharamsala and 45 kilometre distance from Pragpur, Kangra Nagarkot castle coerce the sticks of Kangra city. The citadel withstand invaders since Mahmud Ghazni to Jehangir become Mughal’s frontier & was finally reserved independently by Britisher’s in 1846. a great deal of it disintegrate by the time of 1905 seizure. The views beginning the battlements are inspiring & any usual shrines are yet working. The small institutions here have pebbles allocation from temples inside the castle and minute paintings commencing the Kangra School
Mata Brajeshwari Devi Mandir
The innovative shrine was assembled respectively Pandavas at the same time as of Mahabharatha. Legend says which day Pandavas saw Goddess Durga in their notion whither she told them that she pause in the Nagarkot crossroads and if they want them self ultimate insure they need make a sanctuary for her on the grounds that area under other conditions they will wither. That same eventide they made a opulent shrine for her in the Nagarkot center. This church was looted more or less transitory individually Muslim invaders. Md Gaznavi looted this place of worship not fully 5 times, in the past it well-known incorporate tonnes of gold and many ghantas clarify pure bright. In 1905 the church disappear by a mighty upheaval and was in the aftermath restored all government.