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Baglan Taluka

Baglan Taluka
taluk
Baglan Taluka
Baglan Taluka
Location in Maharashtra, India

Coordinates: 20°35′N 74°13′E / 20.58°N 74.22°E / 20.58; 74.22Coordinates: 20°35′N 74°13′E / 20.58°N 74.22°E / 20.58; 74.22

Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Nashik District
Area
 • Total 1,477.83 km2 (570.59 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 311,000
 • Density 210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Nearest city Satana

Baglan is a taluka (tehsil) in Nashik District in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Sometimes Baglan Taluka is unofficially referred to as Satana, because of that city's dominance within the taluka.[1]

Geography

Baglan Taluka is located in the mountains of the Western Ghats.[2] Its principle river is the Mausam River (Mosam River)[2] which is dammed at Haranbari Dam creating a large reservoir.

History

While now a backwater,[3] Baglan was once the site of the Baglan Kingdom, an Rathorekingdom that existed from 1308 to 1619. The native people in the area were the Bhils and the Konkanas.[3] he Nikam (Marathi: निकम) are a Maratha clan found primarily in Maharashtra and bordering states of India.[2] Contents [hide] 1 Origin 2 History 3 Branches 4 Rulers of Khandesh 5 Notables 6 See also 7 References 8 Sources 8.1 Marathi 8.2 English [edit]Origin

The Nikams are descendents of Suryavanshi king Nikumbh and his successors Nikumbh Rajputs who migrated from Rajasthan to settle down in Baglan region of Khandesh.[3] The Nikumbhs later known by their name Nikam as corruption in their surname.[4] [edit]History

The Nikams are descendants of Nikumbh dynasty of Rajputs.[4] They were rulers of Khandesh. They firstly settled in Khandesh and thereafter rest of Maharashtra such as Satara, Kolhapur, Sangali. The Nikams are prominent Marathas who have relationships with all Maratha chiefs. Their descendents joined Chhatrapati Shivaji to found Hindu empire. The Nikumbhs are very ancient and famous clans of the Suryavansh.The traditional ancestor of this clan was Kuvalayasva one of the Suryavanshi kings of Ayodhya who having conquered the demon Dhunda, acquired the title of Dhundumara and gave his name to country called Dhundhar or Jaipur. Here his descendants remained and were known as Nikumbhavanshas. Nikumbhas were amongst the earliest Aryan settlers in Rajputana. During the lapse of many centuries they lost their central provinces, and at the time of the Muhammadan conquest only the two outlying districts of Khandesh on the south and Alwar on the north remained to them.[5] [edit]Branches

Surnames of Nikam clan includes : Akolkar, Awtade, Bade, Banker, Barekar, Barge, Bawankar, Bhojne, Chawde, Chimne, Chinge, Dandge, Dankne, Dhamde, Dhapse, Dharso, Dharte, Dhawre, Dhrgade, Dongre, Gajmal, Gale, Gang, Gidde, Gonk, Gudhe, Gune, Hakne, Hawilhanday, Jale, Jiwnik, Kalale, Kalokhe, Kank, Kankale, Kanknarayan, Khalate, Kudare, Kumbh, Masake, Matarmak, Matsagar, Narkhamb, Naudhare, Navratne, Navrse, Nichve, Nikde, Parvatrao, Pimpalkarad, Pubele, Rakte, Randhwne, Sable, Samke, Sarak, Sarate, Sawle, Take, Tatke, Timble, Tryambke, Vananar. (Total 62)[6] Khalates are Nikam who dwells mainly in Khunte(Phaltan), Late, Shirishne, Kambaleshwar (Baramati) villages Holding Patilship. The Nikams are also found in villages like Kashil-Koparde, Apshinge, Pimpode Budruk, Ambheri and many others of Satara District. The Apshinge village is welknown for Military service as every villager itself part of Indian military. The Barges are Nikams who holds Patilship of Koregaon, Chinchner Vandan (Satara District) since Pre-shivaji period. Many Barges served all the Chhatrapatis of Satara, Kolhapur and Peshwas. Sardar Barge clansmen are also present in Sardar Barge ki Goth, Gwalior being Sardars of Principality. The Sarnoubat of Chhatrapati Shivaji was Yesaji Kank, a Nikam clansman itself. Kank sub clan of Nikams are found in Velavand Khore and were Deshmukhs in Maval. The Matsagar sub clan of Nikam gained the name Matsagar by killing a man-eater snake, they are present in Jarul and Aghur(Vaijapur of Aurangabad) and Pimpalas(Niphad) of Nashik District. Sardar Sabale(Sable), was sub clan of Nikam, who majoritily found in Waduth, Shivthar villages of Satara District. Sardar Udaji Sabale was Sardar of Peshwa who helped Sardar Pawars of Dhar in the Conquest of Dhar(1728). [edit]Rulers of Khandesh

Raja Allashakti Nikumbha (Nikam), seventh-century ruler in Khandesh territory who donated land in Pimpalner village in Dhule to Brahmans to perform cultural practice.[7] Raja Vairdev Nikumbha (Nikam), eighth-century ruler in Khandesh territory who donated villages Bahal and Devagav to Nagsharman Brahman.[8] King Bappaji Nikam, chief of Baglan Area.[9] Gopajirao Nikam, warrior chief of Baglan who fought against Emperor Akbar.[10] Nikams (NikumbhRaje) of Khandesh are descendents of old Nikumbh Dynasty. The Rulers of Nikumbhvanshas ruled Khandesh during the period of 1000 - 1216 AD.[11] [edit]Notables

Yesaji Kank (Nikam), was Sarnoubat of Infantry of King Shivaji, who killed an elephant of Gowalkonda Chief Kutubshah, when Shivaji asked for elephant fight from Kutubshah. Shivaji replied that any one from my army is like an elephant.[12] Krishnaji Yesaji Kank, Sardar of Shivaji, died in the Battle of Karnatak in 1682.[12] Sardar Narayan Nikam, was Saranjamdar of Chhatrapati Shahu I of Satara.[13] Sardar Kanoji Nikam, was received Mokasa Grant from Chhatrapati Shahu I of Satara.[13] Sardar Kedarji Nikam, was received Mokasa Grant from Chhatrapati Shahu I of Satara.[13] Sardar Vajoji Nikam, was Sardar of Chhatrapati Shahu I of Satara.[13] Sardar Subhanji Nikam, was Sardar of Chhatrapati Shahu I of Satara.[13] Sardar Janaji Nikam, was Sardar of Chhatrapati Shahu I of Satara.[13] Krishnaji Nikam, comrade of Peshwa Balaji Vishwanath. Yesaji Nikam, Peshwa Balaji Vishwanaths faithful Sardar. Sardar Manaji Nikam, was faithful Peshwa Balaji Vishwanath who defeated the last faruqi kings with the help of Other Maratha Noblemans such as Hari Pandit.[14][15] Sardar Sidoji Nikam Deshmukh of Pargana Shirol.[16] Sardar Bajirao Barge of Koregaon was Sardar under Chhatrapati Shivaji and Sambhaji, Rajarams reign.He also Comrade of Santaji Ghorpade.[17] Sardar Nikams of Sangali was Deshmukh (Desai) of Shirala Peta under chhatrapati Sambhaji. Nikams were part of the troops of Shahajiraje Bhosale at Bengalore. Sardar Khetroji and Anandrao Barge Patil was Patils of Kasabe Koregaon of Prant wai.[18] Sardar Piraji Nikam, was Sardar under Chhatrapatis of Kolhapur.[19] Sardar Daulatrao Nikam, was Sardar under Chhatrapatis of Kolhapur.[19] Sardar Mahadji Nikam, was Sardar under Chhatrapatis of Kolhapur.[19] Sardar Baloji Nikam, was Sardar under Chhatrapatis of Kolhapur.[19] Sardar Jyotyaji Nikam, was Sardar under Chhatrapatis of Kolhapur.[19] Sardar Mansing Khalate(Nikam), was Sardar of Peshwa who fought Battle of Kharda a gainst Nizam in 1795. [edit]See also

Maratha Maratha Empire Maratha clan system List of Maratha dynasties and states Bhonsle Gaekwad Scindia Puars Holkar Peshwa [edit]References

^ Thomas Edmund Farnsworth Wright; Oxford University Press (15 November 2006). A dictionary of world history. Oxford University Press. pp. 401–. ISBN 978-0-19-920247-8. Retrieved 15 May 2011. ^ Vidayanand Swami Shrivastavya; Birendra Kumar Vidyanand Shrivastavya (1952). Are Rajput-Maratha marriages morganatic?. Published by D.K. Shrivastavya, for Aitihasik Gaurav Grantha Mala. Retrieved 1 January 2012. ^ Kshatradharma Book published by Samartha Seva Kendra, Nashik ^ a b Chintaman Vinayak Vaidya (1933). Downfall of Hindu India. Gian Pub. House. Retrieved 1 January 2012. ^ Report of a tour in Eastern Rajputana in 1882-83 by Major-Genereral A.Cunningham ^ Khaṇḍerāva Āppājī More (1977*). Śrī Svāmī samartha. Mā. Khã. More. Retrieved 1 January 2012. ^ Page 219, Khandeshacha Rajkiya va Sanskrutik Itihaas By T.T.Mahajan (Marathi)http://www.sahyadribooks.org/books/khandeshchaitihas_pageflash.htm ^ Page 219, Khandeshacha Rajkiya va Sanskrutik Itihaas By T.T.Mahajan (Marathi)http://www.sahyadribooks.org/books/khandeshchaitihas_pageflash.htm ^ Schotts Deccan I page 32-33 ^ Ogilby (1670, Atlas V) showed Baglan as territory belonged to Duke Gopaji. ^ Gazetter of the Bombay Presidency volume XII Khandesh ^ a b Maharashtratil Prasiddha Sardar Gharani written in Marathi By A.R.Kulkarni. ^ a b c d e f Maharashtra (India). Dept. of Archives; Viṭhṭhala Gopāḷa Khobarekara; Moreshwar Gangadhar Dikshit (1969). Śāhu Daptarātīla kāgadapatrāñcī varṇanātmaka sūcī. Purābhilekha va Purātattva, Mahārāshṭra Śāsana. Retrieved 20 August 2012. ^ http://www.maharashtra.gov.in/english/gazetteer/DHULIA/his_mediaeval%20period.html ^ David Gilmartin; Bruce B. Lawrence (2000). Beyond Turk and Hindu: rethinking religious identities in Islamicate South Asia. University Press of Florida. pp. 333–. ISBN 978-0-8130-1781-5. Retrieved 1 January 2012. ^ Śālinī Pāṭīla (1987). Maharani Tarabai of Kolhapur, c. 1675 - 1761 AD. S. Chand & Co.. ISBN 978-81-219-0269-4. Retrieved 1 January 2012. ^ Marathyanchya Itihaas Sadhan Parichay By A.R.Kulkarni. ^ Sudhakar Narhari Pendse (1985). Oaths and ordeals in dharmaśāstra. Dept. of Sanskrit, Pali & Prakrit, Faculty of Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda. Retrieved 1 January 2012. ^ a b c d e Maharashtra (India). Dept. of Archives; Viṭhṭhala Gopāḷa Khobarekara; Maharashtra (India). Kolhapur Record Office (1971). Nivaḍī (Ciṭaṇiśī) Daptarāntīla kāgadapatrāñcī varṇanātmaka sūcī. Śāsakīya Madhyavartī Mudraṇālaya. Retrieved 20 August 2012. [edit]Sources

[edit]Marathi Balagi Nathugi Gavand; Govind Moroba Karlekar (1997). Kshytriya Marathyanchi Vanshavali and Shannavkuli aani Surya, Som, Bhramh and Sheshvant. Tukaram book Depo, Madhavbag, Mumbai 4. Bhramibhoot sadguru param pujya Moredada (Thursday 11 July 2002). Shree Shatradharma, Prachalit and pramikh kshtravansh and tyanche gotra, pravar, kuldaivat, kuldevata a Devak. Shree Swami Samarth Seva And Adhyatmik vikas pradhan kendra District Nasik, Taluka Dindori, Maharashtra state. Gopal Dajiba Dalwi (1912). Maratha Kulancha Etihas. 1-6. Induprakash Press, Mumbai. [edit]English Chintaman Vinayak Vaidya (1979). History of Mediaeval Hindu India: Downfall of Hindu India. Cosmo Publications. Retrieved 20 May 2011. R. M. Betham (1 December 1996). Maráthas and Dekhani Musalmáns. Asian Educational Services. pp. 152–. ISBN 978-81-206-1204-4. Retrieved 20 May 2011. Sushil Mittal (2003). Surprising bedfellows: Hindus and Muslims in medieval and early modern India. Lexington Books. ISBN 978-0-7391-0673-0. Retrieved 20 May 2011.

Villages

Baglan taluka contains the following villages:Kikwari khurd by sanjay, Aarai, Thengoda, Aaskheda, Akhatvade, Ajmersaundane, Ambasan, dangsaundane, Dasvel, Dyane, Dasane,((Devlane)) Jaikhedan,kakadgaon, Kersane, Karanjgavhan, Lakhamapur, Mangitungi, Mulher, Munjwad Nampur, Pimpalkothe, Salher, Shemali, Sompur, Tandulwadi, Taharabad, Tilwan, Utrane, Nitane, Parner, Chirai, Bodhri, Bilpuri, Mahad, Virgaon, Aundane, Virgaonpade, Talwade, Bijorse, Lakhane, Karhe, Brahmangaon and VayagaonBhuyane

Tourism

Baglan has a number of temples and natural sights that are tourist attractions.

Temples

First of all the temple of "GRAM Divat" Lord "YashwanthRao Maharaj" also Called As Dev Mamledar is a beautiful temple located in Town at bank of Aram River during safala ekadashi grand fair is organised for above 15 days. Ram Mandir is a Hindu temple in Vayagaon, about 18 kilometres (11 mi) from Satana. About 30 kilometres (19 mi) from Satana is Mangi-Tungi, a hill with two prominent pinnacled peaks: Mangi, at 4,343 feet (1,324 m) to the west; and Tungi, 4,366 feet (1,331 m) high, to the east. Seven old temples are located on Mangi, and five on Tungi.[4] There is a large temple with a high spire in the valley.[4] There are numerous caves in the hills named after great saints such as Mahavir, Adinath, Shantinath, Parshwanath and Ratnatrya. Inside the caves there are over 300 statues to these various saints,[5] with two large idols of Mahavir. The area is considered sacred by both Hindus and Jains and enshrines images of Jain Tirthankaras in several postures including padmasana and kayotsarga.[4] Sometimes, it is described as Siddha Kshetra, meaning a gateway to the state of enlightenment. A grand fair is held there annually during Kartik (September–October) where Hindus and Jains visit in large numbers to witness the grand rath yatra. The area around Mangi-Tungi is also an ideal spot for hiking.[5] Beautiful Temple of Lord Hanumana named as Shri Dangya Maruti Temple located at Taharabad Road, above 2 km from Satana. Along with this the famous fort Salher is in Baglan Taluka.

Notes

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