Katoch is the name of a Rajput Dynasty related to the Chandravanshi Kshatriya genealogy. katoch rajput eternal areas of accommodation was Trigarta state, Jalandhar, Multan i.e. the areas of accommodation are mostly in the Indian kingdoms of Punjab, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu.
katoch rajput History
The Katoch clans is opines to be the decrepit surviving princely reign in the world. They first search description in the Hindu heroics Ramayana and Mahabharata and the second description is in the recorded history of Alexander the Great's battle records. One of the Indian rulers who in the time of Alexander ruled vicinity close to kangra is said to be a Katoch ruler. In Mahabharata they are designated to as Trigarta who battle Arjuna. Raja Susarma Chandra combat Pandav Arjuna. He was friend of Duryodhana and sworn opposition of Virat and Matsya states.
The katoch's were also known for their glaive kaushals.
Before centuries, they ruled diverse royal states in the zone. The promoter of the dynasty was Rajanaka Bhumi Chand. Their prominent Maharaja Sansar Chand-II was a grand king. The king Rajanaka Bhumi Chand Katoch installed the Jwalaji Temple in Himachal Pradesh.
The history of the Katoch clan has been show cased at the Maharaja Sansar Chand Museum attaching the Kangra fortification. The Museum bestow audio manuals for the fortification and the museum.
The Maharaja Sansar Chandra Museum was governmentally established by His godliness the Dalai Lama on the 6th of April 2011.
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There are four branches in the Katoch dynasty:
Raja Naginder Singh was the chief of the Jaswal dynasty.
Raja Brijesh Chand Gularia is head of the Gularia dynasty. Guleria Rajputs are clans of Hari Chand Katoch , according books Raja Brijesh Chand Gularia fell in well while hunting and not being found, was declared dead, his younger brother Karam Chand was anounced King. After 22 days Hari Chand was found by a goatherd and later after rescue he came to know that his brother has been anounced king. Then he then planed to dissect a new principality of himself nay than go back to his little brother and ask for his old state, hence he started rule from Guler Village and known as the "ranas of guler"(guleria). They uses the surname Gul,Guleria,Rana,etc Even to this day, rulers of Guler are measured elder reserve and hence given preference to King of Kangra.
Raja Dr. Ashok Kumar Thakur is the current leader of the Sibaia clan. Dada-Siba is a location in Himachal Pradesh near to district Kangra.In "DadaSiba" Dada symbolizes Dadhwal Rajputs and Siba indicates Sibaia Rajputs (sapheyia,supeyia called in kangri language) stable in adjoining areas.
Also scribed as Dadhwal or Dhadwal, The Dhadwal dynesty belongs to the old ruling family of Datarpur, his name came from Dada in Kangra at the Hoshiarpur range. The Ranas of Bit Manaswal. came from knop of the Hoshiarpur, Shivaliks were Dadhwal Rajputs.
The Dadhwals's base are in the nearby of Datarpur. The throne of Dadhwals's,is on the south west face of the Shivaliks in the Hoshiarpur district of Punjab state and Kangra and Una districts of Himachal Pradesh near Dholbaha and Janauri or Janakpuri, its early victorians, name, which is still used. Janak was an early victorians, Suryavansi ruler. The Dadhwals are a branch of the Katoch and do not marry with them, or with the Gulerias or Sibayas on the ground of common same cast. They have an interesting local history which tell us, how they were pulled out the cross of Datarpur from a Chang Rani.
The Dadhwals have many families, in that aria there are many villageges are named from that families , such as Dholbahia, Fatehpuria, Bhanowalia, Naruria, Rampuria,Janaurach, Datarpuria, Khangwarch, etc. Datarpur is their main village, they denied the system of roofs and houses.