Revolt of Jats During Aurangzeb - Informative & researched article on Revolt of Jats During Aurangzeb
 Indianetzone: Largest Free Encyclopedia of India with thousand of articlesHistory of India


in  
 Art & Culture|Entertainment|Health|Reference|Sports|Society|Travel
Forum  | Free E-magazine  | RSS Feeds  
History of India|Indian Temples|Indian Museums|Indian Literature|Geography of India|Flora & Fauna|Indian Purans|Indian Philosophy|Indian Administration|Indian Languages|Education
Home > Reference > History of India > Medieval History of India > Mughal Dynasty > Mughal Emperors > Aurangzeb > Revolt of Jats During Aurangzeb
Revolt of Jats During Aurangzeb
Revolts of the Jats during the reign of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb took place under the leadership of Gokul in 1669 A.D.
 
More on Revolt of Jats During Aurangzeb (1 Articles)
 
Gokula  
 
 
 Revolt of Jats During AurangzebRevolts of the Jats during the reign of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb took place under the leadership of Gokul in 1669 A.D. The Jats organised the first revolt of the Hindus against the policy of religious persecution of Aurangzeb. The local Muslim officer at Mathura, Abdul Nabi destroyed the temples of the Hindus and disrespected their women. In the year 1661 A.D., Abdul Nabi destroyed a Hindu temple and raised a mosque on its ruins.

The Jat under their leader Gokul revolted against the oppression in 1669 A.D. killed Abdul Nabi and looted the tehsil of Sadabai. In 1670 A.D., the temple of Keshav Rai was destroyed by the orders of Aurangzeb. It further inflamed the Hindus and Gokul could collect twenty thousand followers and he defeated a few small Muslim forces which were sent against him. He was, however, defeated and killed at the battle of Tilpat. The Jats were punished severely. But, the Jats remained undaunted. In the year 1686 A.D., they again raised the standard of revolt under their leader Raja Ram gave serious trouble to the Mughals for many years, defeated a few Mughal officers and attacked even Agra. Raja Ram was, however, defeated and killed in 1688 A.D. But then Churaman, the nephew of Raja Ram led the Jats.

This revolt of the Jats continued till the death of Aurangzeb and, ultimately, the Jats succeeded in establishing their independent kingdom with its capital in Bharatpur.

This article is a stub. You can enrich by adding more information to it. Send your Write Up to content@indianetzone.com

(Last Updated on : 28/01/2012)
More Articles in Aurangzeb  (14)
Recently Updated Articles in History of India
Religious Revolution during 6th Century B.C. in India
The religious revolution of 6th century B.C. gave rise to different religions and religious sects.
Religion and Philosophy in Later Vedic Period
Religion and Philosophy in later Vedic period did see minute growth. However, rituals and traditions were religiously followed.
Birth of Indian National Congress
Birth of Indian National Congress made gave Indians a platform to rise against the British during colonial rule.
Ripons` Resolution of 1882
Ripon`s Resolution had opened a panorama of leniency in its governing policy by bestowing numerous powers on locals.
Kadamba Dynasty
Originated during 345 - 525 CE Kadamba dynasty stood apart as a significant primeval dynasty of the state of Karnataka.
E-mail this Article | Post a Comment
Forum
Forum on History of India
Free E-magazine
Subscribe to Free E-Magazine on Reference
 
 
Revolt of Jats During Aurangzeb - Informative & researched article on Revolt of Jats During Aurangzeb
Sitemap
Contact Us   |   RSS Feeds
Copyright © 2008 Jupiter Infomedia Ltd. All rights reserved including the right to reproduce the contents in whole or in part in any form or medium without the express written permission of
Jupiter Infomedia Ltd.