Who was the last Kachari King at Khaspur?

Question: Who was the last Kachari King at Khaspur?

A. Govindachandra Narayan Hansu
B. Harischandra-2
C. Indrapratap Narayan
D. Lakshmichandra Narayan

Answer:A. Govindachandra Narayan Hansu

Govindachandra Narayan Hansu was the last Kachari king at Khaspur (Cachar). He became king in 1814 AD and was defeated by the Manipuri king during 1819-24 AD. In 1824 he successfully reclaimed her throne. But. in 1832 AD finally British annexed the Kachari kingdom under the "Doctrine of Lapse" rule.

Kachari Kingdom Related Important Facts:

Here we have put some important facts related to the Kachari Kingdom (also known as the Dimasa Kingdom) that ruled in the medieval and early modern eras in the state of Assam (Northeast India).

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  • The Kachari Kingdom is also known as Dimasa kingdom. Their official language was Dimasa. The word Dimasa means son of the big river.
  • Kacharies claim they are descendent from Ghotokoch, son of Bhima through Kachari princes Hidimba.
  • The Kachari Kingdom shifted its capital to three different locations (Dimapur, Maibang & Khaspur) during the reign. Dimapur was the first and Khaspur's last capital of the Kachari kingdom.
  • The Ahom kingdom conquered the Kachari kingdom in 1526 AD by Suhungmung (Dihingia Raja) and made feudatory to the Ahom dynasty. 
  • Koch Dynasty conquered the Kachari kingdom in 1562 by the king Naranarayan.
  • Govindachandra Narayan Hansu was the last Kachari king to rule the dynasty.
  • In 14 August, 1832 British annexed the Kachari kingdom under the "Doctrine of Lapse" rule.

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