Trips to Delhi
Delhi is known as the capital of ancient Indraprastha, in the Indian epic Mahabharata. In the beginning of the nineteenth century, there used to be a village called Indraprastha in Delhi.
The graffiti in the excavation carried out under the supervision of the Archaeological Survey of India, is now being applied to the age of one thousand years, which is linked from the time of Mahabharata, but there is no evidence of the population of that time. Are there. Some historians consider Indraprastha around the old fort.
The earliest evidence that is found in archaeological form is connected to the Maurya period (300 BC). Since then there is evidence available here of the population here. A inscription of Ashoka received in 1966 (273-300 BC) was found in Srinivaspuri in Delhi. This inscription, known as the famous Iron pillar, can now be seen in Qutub-Minar. This pillar was originally built in the Guptak (400-600) and was later brought to Delhi in the tenth century. Two other Ashoka inscriptions were later brought to Delhi by the Ferozeshah Tughluq.
Rajput Raja Anangpal, who was the founder of Chandrabardai, is said to be the founder of Delhi, in Prithviraj Raso. It is believed that he had only made 'Lal-Kot' and brought the Iron pillar to Delhi. Rajputa's reign in Delhi is considered to be 900-1200 AD. The word 'Delhi' or 'Dillika' was first used on inscriptions found in Udaipur, whose time was fixed at 1170 AD. Perhaps it was the capital of Haryana till 1316 AD. After the eighth century AD, Delhi became the capital of the Sultanate, which ruled some other dynasty, including Khilji dynasty, Tughlaq dynasty, Syed dynasty and Lodhi dynasty.