November 27, November 29, Assam government has put a ban on catching fish during this fish breading season but fishermen still illegally catching fish for their lively hood.
Etymology[ edit ] The kingdom derived its name from the region it constitutes. The origin of the name is attributed to be of Austric origin. Nevertheless, local grants completely eschew the name Kamarupa; instead they use the name Pragjyotisha, with the kings called Pragjyotishadhipati.
Thus it spanned the entire Brahmaputra valley and at various times included present-day Bhutan and parts of Bangladesh.
This is supported by the various epigraphic records found scattered over these regions. The Shans who entered Assam in later took power and ruled over Assam, while the rest was absorbed by the Mughals State[ edit ] The extent of state structures can be culled from the numerous Kamarupa inscriptions left behind by the Kamarupa kings as well as accounts left by travellers such as those from Xuanzang.
The king was considered to be of divine origin. Succession was primogeniture, but two major breaks resulted in different dynasties. In the second, the high officials of the state elected a king, Brahmapala, after the previous king died without leaving an heir.
The royal court consisted of a Rajaguru, poets, learned men and physicians. Different epigraphic records mention different officials of the palace: Mahavaradhipati, Mahapratihara, Mahallakapraudhika, etc.
The king was advised by a council of ministers Mantriparisadaand Xuanzang mentions a meeting Bhaskaravarman had with his ministers.
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According to the Kamauli grant, these positions were filled by Brahmanas and were hereditary. State functions were specialized and there were different groups of officers looking after different departments.
Land revenue kara was collected by special tax-collectors from cultivators. Cultivators who had no proprietary rights on the lands they tilled paid uparikara. Duties sulka were collected by toll collectors Keot Kaivarta an indigenous fishermen community from merchants who plied keeled boats.
The state maintained a monopoly on copper mines kamalakara. The state maintained its stores and treasury via officials: The king occasionally gave Brahmanas grants brahmadeyawhich consisted generally of villages, water resources, wastelands etc. Such grants conferred on the donee the right to collect revenue and the right to be free of any regular tax himself and immunity from other harassments.
Sometimes, the Brahmanas were relocated from North India, with a view to establish varnashramdharma. Nevertheless, the existence of donees indicate the existence of a feudal class. Grants made to temples and religious institutions were called dharmottara and devottara respectively.
The land was surveyed and classified. Arable lands kshetra were held individually or by families, whereas wastelands khila and forests were held collectively.
There were lands called bhucchidranyaya that were left unsurveyed by the state on which no tax was levied. The entire kingdom was divided into a hierarchy of administrative divisions.Assam tribes belonging to different origins, culture and religion form the major part of Assam population.
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The 7th and 8th century extent of Kamarupa kingdom, located on the eastern region of the Indian subcontinent, what is today modern-day Assam, Bengal and Bhutan.
Kamarupa at its height covered the entire Brahmaputra Valley, North Bengal, Bhutan and northern part of Bangladesh, and at times portions of West Bengal and Bihar.
A belated realisation seems to have dawned on the Congress leadership that its strident opposition to the National Register of Citizens in Assam — including the process of identification, disenfranchisement and possible deportation of illegal immigrants — is turning out to be politically.
Torrential monsoon rainfall has caused flooding and landslides in four states in India over the last few days.
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