Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Birsen ke Bisen



बिसेन राजपूत 


Bisen are the Suryavanshi Rajput clan found in North India, mainly in the state of Uttar Pradesh.[1]
They trace their descent from Raja Prithvi Mall of Majhauli, and get their name from the Sanskrit words visva meaning "entire" and sena means an "army".In other words it connotes those who have the capacity to defeat an entire army.
The town of Unnao in Uttar Pradesh is named after a Bisen Rajput, Unwant Singh who was the ruler of the place before it came under the British administration in 1857-58.They also laid the foundation of the town of Gonda in Uttar Pradesh, which is credited to Man Singh, a Bisen Rajput ruler, who lived in the early reign of Mughal Emperor, Akbar.[2]

Bisen are the Suryavanshi Rajputs. They are found in the provinces of Himanchal pradesh, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Bihar. They are a powerful and an ancient Rajput clan (Raj Vansha) named after Raja Birsen(hence Bisen) of suket kingdom (H.P) and have several kingdoms in the northern plains of India. They are a brave, generous, land-owning (zamindar) clan. Raja Prithvi Mull of Majhauli was the ancestor of the Bisen dynasty.
The name of this dynasty is derived from the Sanskrit words visva meaning entire and sena means an army.In other words it connotes those who have the capacity to defeat an entire army are called bisen
Unnao district in Uttar Pradesh is named after a Bisen Rajput, Unwant Singh who was the ruler of the place before it came under the British administration in 1857-58 and remained with them until India’s independence in 1947.
The foundation of the town of Gonda in Uttar Pradesh is credited to Man Singh, a Bisen Rajput ruler, who lived in the early reign of Mughal Emperor, Akbar.

Major ShakhasBumtela (Gotra-Shandilya), Bumbwar (Gotra-Bharadwaj), Donwar(Gotra-Kashyap)



KINGDOMS

  1. Suket, Mandi (H.P)
  2. Unnao (u.P)Present Majhouli (District Gorakhpur)
  3. Bhinga (District Bahraich)
  4. Gonda (District Gonda)
  5. Mankapur (District Gonda)Mankapur taluka was a jagir (estate) formed when Raja Dutt Singh of Gonda, of Bisen Rajput dynasty, seized the Bandhalgoti rai of Mankapur and gave it to his younger infant son, Kunwar Ajmat Singh around 1681, making him the first ruler of the state. The state had 189 villages under it and during the British Raj, it was a pargana in Utraula tehsil . It became a separate tehsil in 1987, later in 1997 when the Gonda district was bifurcated to create Balrampur district, it remained with its former district.
  6. KalaKankar and Bhadri (District Pratapgarh)
  7. Churia (District Deoria)
  8. Bhawanipur(Bihar

CLASSIFICATION

Gotra: Vats Also include: Parashar, Vashistha
Kuldevi: Durga
Veda: Samveda



1 comment:

Anonymous said...

nice one :)