ancient indian history

Delhi Brahmins

Delhi Brahmins.

Delhi is the capital city of India and is known for its diverse population.
It is worth mentioning that Delhi, being a cosmopolitan city, & has become home to many brahmins, who were uprooted from their ancestral lands, i.e  from Kashmir Pakistan & different other states of India, especially due to islamic voilence/terrorism since 1947.
Brahmins residing in delhi were also part of a larger social group of Delhi, which were earlier, traditionally associated with the priestly class, at their ancestral cities/villages, in India, Pakistan, Balochistan, Sindh, Kashmir etc.
It is important to note that India has undergone significant political, social and cultural changes over the last few decades, especially consequent to 1947 partition based on religion.
Delhi people’s identities and occupations, therefore, can not be solely determined by their Varna or by their caste affiliations. The city’s demographic fabric had been influenced due migration of many brahmin communities, consequent to uprooting due following reasons:-
1. 1947-48 Kashmir pandit genocide in Pakistan occupied region of  Kashmir, 2. 1947 hindu genocide at western Punjab & Sindh, leading to migration of traditional brahmin communities along with other hindu communities.
3. 1970 to mid 1980 hindu genocide in Punjab due Khalistani terrorists
4.  1990 kashmiri pandits genocide.
Many people may not be aware that the
Hindus & brahmin communities of Indian Punjab, had witnessed second partition during late 60s. Unlike 1947 partition based on religion, this time the partition was based on language and was authored none other then the congress leadership.

During these unethical partitions, communal tensions and violence had led to large-scale migrations of Brahmins to Delhi region.

It was not through just ignorance that one third of India, i.e our motherland, was sacrificed by the then leadership and millions of innocent Hindus, especially hindus were murdered or forcibly dragged out or killed. 1947 partition was a well planned larger conspiracy, against Hindus.
The territory of West Punjab, now in Pakistan, was home to about 12% of the total Brahmin population. Sialkot, and districts of Jhelum and Rawalpindi in the Pothohar region had very large communities of agricultural Brahmins, with Mohyals being a prominent group. Entire pakistan, once comprised Hindus and Buddhists only. Uprooted brahmin families came to delhi in 1947 in three cloths , leaving all their possessions, in Pakistan.
The then politicians, committed fraud against the hindu communities, by gifting hindu properties, to Jinnahites, without consent of legal owners. Consequent to partition, they were  not interested in the  welfare, of uprooted hindus especially Brahmins, who were dragged out from Punjab and Kashmir, because they were not their vote banks.
It is pertinent to mention that “Brahmin” term was nothing, but a social devolution of power to educated class of the society during Vedic period,
It had got nothing to do with varna by birth.  Anyone engaged in profession of priesthood, teaching, engineering, law, medicine & it’s practice were considered Brahmins. According to Vedas, Varna is not caste & caste is not by birth. It’s Jati, which is by birth.
But the authors of our constitution and invaders divided society, by selling an idea of lower classes among Hindus, & some notional injustices done to them during pre-historic times or medieval India.
Unfortunately the authors of constitution and the then leadership suffered from a myopic vision.
They could not see recent injustices done to brahmin communities during Portuguese rule, during Mughal rule, during  1946-48, 1970 to 1980 & 1990 etc, wherein Brahmins were looted, all movable and immovable possessions snatched, many innocents were killed by Islamists and their  businesses snatched illegally, and their all sources of income blocked.
But yes, the authors of constitution and the then leadership could, clearly see some notional injustices, done to some communities, which happened thousands of years ago, i.e some notional injustices done by the then educated class of society, to so called lower casts & lower varnas, i.e not so educated. Other words they had committed a fraud against migrated brahmin communities of Kashmir, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
1947 partition, which had cost two million hindu lives and uprooting of many more millions of Hindus, was a non event for the then political leadership of Hindu part of partitioned India.
In Delhi, like in many other parts of India, there are Brahmins, who continue to follow traditional occupations such as priesthood, teaching, and religious ceremonies. However, it is also common to find Brahmins engaged in various other professions, including business, government services, academia, arts, and sciences. Many Brahmins have embraced modern education and diversified their career choices beyond the traditional roles.
The most prominent brahmin communities, who migrated & settled in Delhi region are:-
1. Mohyal Brahmins: They are sarswat brahmins and comprise seven clans namely Bali, Bhimwal, Datta, Mohan Chhibber, Vaid, Lau. They claim their lineage from sapt rishis. Some Mohyal Brahmins also have an association with Shia muslims as their ancestors had helped imam Hussain in the battle of Karbala. The converted mohyals are known as Hussaini Brahmins.
This is important to mention here that
Bhai Mati Das, Bhai Dayala, and Bhai Sati Das, who were executed at a kotwali  in the Chandni Chowk area of Delhi, under the express orders of the cruel king Aurangzeb, were mohyal Brahmins. Bhai Mati Das was executed by being bound between two pillars and cut in two pieces, by the mighals. Adequate evidences are available with historians. Understand that a Sikh Gurudwara was also built in memory of the two brothers.
2.  Sharma is most widely used surname of other brahmins residing in delhi and adjoining regions, with surnames dubey, Mishra, Tiwari, Tyagi, Pathak, Chaturvedi, Jha, kaushal, vats kaushik, Dixit, Gaur, Shukla Upadhyay  Dwivedi Pandey, Tripathi Chaube Ojha, Misra Vajpeyi Bajpai Awasthi, Joshi,  Pachori Bhargava Bhardwaj Dixit Bhatt Malviya,, Tiwari, Chaube, kashyap, Bhatt Nautiyal, Uniyal Juyal, Joshi, Pant, Upreti, kukreti, Bahuguna Khanduri Acharya Naudiyal Raturi Bhatharwal Kandpal Dimri Semwal Chamoli Thapliyal Chandola Dobriyal Badoni Badola, Agnihotri, Shourie, Bhagat,, Gautam, Dilaik, Kalia, Raina, Pandit, Pandita ,Matoo khachroo Chathoo kaatjoo Bhatt Razdan Saproo kichloo Khemu Kaul Dhar Kher, Ganzoo, warikoo, Lakhanpal Tejpal Rampal Sehajpal, Attri Jaitley Issar Bhanot Mudgil Gudgil Kalia Devgan Jhingan Kumaria Kaushal Markendey Shorey Trikha Punj Prabhakar, Kaushal, Panday Tiwari Mishra Vajpeyi Awasthi Vyas Bhargava Bhardwaj Shukla Upadhyay Pathak Ojha Kashyap, Deshpande, Kulkarni, Fadnavis, Phadnis Desai, Bhatta, Apte, Naik Savarkar Joshi Bhandarkar Garge Varne patil Godse, Kelkar, Gokhale Atre Phalke Bhave, Bhosle Gadkari, Javdekar, Tendulkar, Mangeshkar, Sampat, Kamath, Bhatt, Vyas Joshi Purohit Pandya, Dave, Jani, Trivedi, Mehta, Acharya,  Nagar, Thakar, Hegde, Shastri, Pai, Deshpande,Desai,Joshi, Patil Kulkarni, Kumble,Rao, Kaushik Vats, Bhardwaj Parashar Vashisht Gaur Attri Punj Trikha, Goswami, Bhattacharya Barua, Baruah, Sarma and Acharya.

The Islamic rule in India, had robbed off India, from some it’s most precious treasures for example: Temples and knowledge centres. The towering temples that once dotted our entire nation, were pulled down to the ground. North India was almost completely robbed off it’s temples and South India was a bit lucky, in this case, due to geography. Temple materials were used to construct Islamic Dargahs, Mosques, Khanqahs, Mazars, Tombs. Some of the Islamic structure stand directly on top of the destroyed temple sites. Remember not only Hindu temples, but Buddhist sites and Jain temples were also destroyed by the Muslim invaders. Most Islamic kings considered smashing pagan statues as a ritual, something that is revered and is core to Islam.
Mohammed smashed the kuffar statues, so we should do it too. That was the thinking of a common muslim follower. Anti-idolatory was perhaps the single major reason.
Yes, all the temples that were destroyed,  they were not just plundered. They were exquisitely disfigured. There is stone installed by ASI, in front of mosque in delhi, that proudly states the fact that this site was actually made by the ruins of temple. This Mosque is called the “Quwwat-ul-Islam” Mosque or the “Might of Islam”. It was built by using the ruins of 27 Hindu and Jain Temples, which were destroyed to the ground during the Islamic rule of India. It is said that the Temples were built during the rule of Prithviraj Chauhan and rule of Tomars.
Broken and defaced sculptures inside the mosque made up of temple ruins.
The inside of the mosque, there is a stone installed by ASI that proudly states the fact that this site was actually made by the ruins of temple.

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