History of Tonk

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History of Tonk
Nawabi Nagari “Tonk” is renowned in Rajasthan as well as all over India for its authentic legends. According to the history, Jaipur’s King Man Singh vanquished Tari and Tokra Janpad in the administration of Akbar. In the year 1643, twelve towns of Tokra janpad was given to Bhola Brahmin. Later Bhola gave a name to these twelve towns as ‘Tonk’.

The historical backdrop of Tonk is exceptionally old as it is associated with Bairath culture and human advancement. It was known as SAMWAD LAKSHYA in Mahabharat period. In the administration of Mauryas, it is under mauryas then it was converged into Malvas. A large portion of the part was under Harsh Vardhan.

In the administration of Rajputs, the parts of this state are under Chavras, Solankis, Kachvahs, Sisodiyas and Chouhans. Later amid Mughal period, Jaipur’s King Man Singh vanquished Tari and Tokra Janpad in the administration of Akbar. In 1643 twelve town of Tokra janpad were given to Bhola Brahmin. Later Bhola gave a name to these twelve towns as ‘Tonk’.

In 1806, Amir Khan conqurred it from Balvant Rao Holkar. Afterward, British government picked up it from Amir Khan. According to the bargain of 1817, British government returned it to Amir Khan.ON 25th March 1948, when Nawab Mohd. Ismile Ali Khan was the ruler; Tonk was converged into Rajasthan including a region of Tonk and Aligarh Tehsils of old Tonk State Newai. Malpura, Toda Raisingh and Uniara of Jaipur State, Deoli of Ajmer, Marwar and 27 towns of Bundi.

Tonk has been called Rajasthan ka Lucknow, Adab ka Gulshan, Romantic writer Akhtar Shreerani ki Nagri, Meethe Kharboojo ka Chaman, Hindu Muslim Ekta ka Maskan and as aftereffect of which Tonk could keep a segregated status in Rajasthan.It is known as SAMWAD LAKSHYA in Mahabharat period. In the administration of Mouryas, it is under Mauryas then it was converged into Malvas. The greater part of the part was under Harsh Vardhan. According to HEVAN SANG, vacationer of China, it was under Bairath State.