The Rise and Fall of Circle Bakote
The culture of Circle Bakote derived from the complete civilization of Kashmir both pre and post Islamic period in history. This land is many times part of Texila Kingdom, Iran, Afghan and Kashmir. Many tribes came from west as via Afghanistan and some from northern India in this region. The Kethwal tribe is the oldest tribe of areas which survived and cultivate a culture that is mixture of Indo Aryan and Persian civilization norms. Sabir Satti advocate, a scholar from Kotli Satean wrote in his book A HAND BOOK OF KOTLI SATTIAN that Kethwals are the oldest settler of this region and maternal ancestors of Satti tribe. (Section VII). They brought all norms, rituals from birth to death with a language that called DHUNDI KERHYALI in modern time (this name is given by G. A. Grierson, a linguistic of united India in his seven volume book THE LANGUAGISTIC SURVY OF INDIA.
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MOHAMMED OBAIDULLAH ALVI
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Primitive people of Kohsar, they worshiped snakes and called NAGI people
A majority of anthropologists are claimed that those who settled in Kohsar in early ages are called NAGA PEOPLE who worshiped snakes. They belonged to China and occupied this area before arrival of Drawidans and Aryans. This primitive’s era started in between 10,000 to 7,000 BCE. They lived in caves, eating wild fruits and danced on both banks of Vatesta (Jhelum) River. In 7,000 BCE, a volcano erupted from the peak of Moshpuri Mountain and they vanished from earth. One millennium later, Dravadian came and remained since the arrival of Aryans from west side of Moshpuri Mountain. They occupied the area since Persian's arrival. Aryans moved to eastward and Karhal as well as Kethwal ruled this area since 1400 AD. (To be continued)
In British Raj, people of area gave their lives for British Imperialism and won this appetite.
1. The People of India (London: Adam and Charles Black, 1910).
2 Photographic illustration in Across India at the Dawn of the 20th Century, by Lucy E. Guinness (London: Religious Tract Society, 1898).
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