The Jats, Their role in the Mughal Empire


The Jats, Their role in the Mughal Empire

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name = The Jats, Their role in the Mughal Empire
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author = Professor Girish Chandra Dwived
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country = India
language = English
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genre = Ethnic Studies & Anthropology
publisher = Low Price Publications, India
release_date = 15/09/2003
media_type = Print (Hardback & Paperback)
pages = 332 pp (paperback)
isbn = ISBN 8188629081
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The Jats, Their role in the Mughal Empire by "Professor Girish Chandra Dwived", is a renowned publication charting the major events and developments in Jat people during the Mughal Empire.

"The chapters include:"

1. The Jat Uprising of 1669

Causes of the Revolt, The Outbreak of the Rebellion, Aftermath of the Rebellion

2. The Breakdown of Mughal Administration and the Fresh Jat Eruptions (1680-1707)

Rise of Brij Raj; Rise of Raja Ram Jat (c.1682-1688); Estimate of Raja Ram; Imperial Operation and the Fitful Activities of the Jats: (1688-1695); Bishan Singh's Operations against the Jats; Rise of Churaman II.

3. The Decline of the Mughal Empire and the Rise of the Jat Power (1707-1720)

The Decline of the Mughal Empire; Precarious Detente Between the Mughals and the Jats; Churaman Helps the Government; Involvement in the Court Politics; Jai Singh's Jat Expedition siege of Thun (September 1716-May 1718); Consequence of Jai Singh's Expedition; Churaman as the Ally of the Wazir and the Mir Bakshi.

4. The Mughal Jat Relations After the Fall of the Sayyids (1720-1722)

Saadat Khan's First Operations against the Jats (February-September, 1721); Saadat Khan's Second Operations (September 1721-1722); Character and Estimate of Rao Churaman II; 'Raja' Muhkam Singh (c. September-October, 1721-18 November, 1722); Jai Singh's Second Expedition (August-September, 1722); Consequences of Jai Singh's Second Expedition; Character and Estimate of Muhkam Singh."'5. Emergence of Jat Kingdom: Policy and Measures (1723-1756)"'

Jat Kingdom at the end of Badan Singh's Reign; Character and achievements of Badan Singh.

6. The Jats as the Feudatories of the Empire (1723-1748)

Jat Policy and implications of the emergence of Jat Kingdom; Jat participation in the Imperial Affairs; The Marathas Dun the Jats for Tribute.

7. The Rising Importance of the Jats in the Imperial Affairs—(I) (1749-1753)

Safdar Jang's First Expedition against the Jats; Suraj Mal defeats the Mir Bakshi; Safdar Jang's Second Expedition against the Jats: July, 1750; Alliance Between the Wazir and Suraj Mal; Suraj Mal and the First Afghan Expedition; Jats and the Court Politics between the Two Afghan Expeditions; The Jats and the Second Afghan Expedition.

8.The Rising Importance of the Jats in the Imperial Affairs—(II)

Jats and the Court Developments:1752-1753; Bal Ram's Affair and the Murder of Javed; Suraj Mal's Campaign against Bahadur Singh; The Jats and the Civil War.

9. The Jats in the Vortex of Hostile Forces—(I) (1753-1757)

Imad-Maratha Attack on the Jats (November 1753-May 1754) Its Causes; Attack on the North and East; The Siege of the Jat forts; Suraj Mal and the Imperial Wizarat; Suraj Mal on the Imperial Problems; Tilpat Talks; Relations with the Marathas; Jawahar Singh's Rebellion against Raja Suraj Mal.

10. The Jats in the Vortex of Hostile Forces—(II)

Ahmad Shah Abdali's Jat Expedition; Assault on Ballamgarh (3rd March); Battle of Chaumuha (28th February); Blood Bath at Mathura; Sack of Vrindavan (c. 6th March); Bloody Encounter with the Nagas of Gokul (16th March); Sack and Massacre at Agra (21st March); Causes of the Abdalli's Return; Underlying causes of the Shah's Expedition; Consequences of Shah's Expedition.

11. The Phase of Cautious Disentanglement —(I) (1753-1760)

Jat-Maratha Reprochment: c. June 1757; Suraj Mal and Ali Gauhar-Imad Tussle: Suraj Mal's patch-up with Imad; Jats and the Afghan-Maratha Struggle; Ahmad Shah and Suraj Mal in 1760; Rival Attempts to Win over the Jats; Jats join Bhau; Suraj Mal's withdrawal from Bhau's Camp.

12. The Phase of Cautious Disentanglement—(II)

Causes of the Withdrawal of Suraj Mal from Bhau's Camp; Suraj Mal helps the Fugitives from Panipat; Durrani's Jat Expedition fizzles out (March, 1761).

13. The Clash of Ambitions (1761-1763)

Mathura Congress (Middle of April to Middle of June, 1761) Suraj Mal and efforts for Peace and Regular Imperial Government; Suraj-Najib Parley at Dankaurghat (November, 1761); Post Panipat at Expension and Strife Between Suraj Mal and Najib (1761-1763); The Jat Attack on Farrukh Nagar; Fight Between Suraj Mal and Najib (December, 1763).

14. The Jat Kingdom at its Zenith

See also

*History of the Jats
*History and study of the Jats
*War Services of the 9th Jat Regiment
*Rise of the Jat power

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