In the Kangra Fort, which is one of the oldest forts in the country, is going to be a coronation after 400 years. On March 30, on the day of Navami, Aishwarya Chand will be crowned as the 489th king of the Katoch dynasty.
This program will be held in the temple of the ancestral goddess- Ambika in Kangra Fort. Currently, Aishwarya Chand Katoch is Tikka Raj of the Lambagaon royal family.
Shailaja Kumari Katoch will receive the title of Queen and her son Ambikeshwar Chandra as Tikka Raj as soon as he is crowned.
Maharaja Aishwarya Chand Katoch will also release a book in this program. The name of this book is ‘Katoch’ ‘The Trigart Empire’. His mother Chandresh Kumari has invited many celebrities to this program.
In this regard, Kangra Art and Literature Patron Raghav Guleria said that this program is very important. After this program is held in the historic fort, tourism will get a new direction in Himachal.
It is said that the last coronation in Kangra fort took place in 1629 AD. This is the reason that the whole world will keep an eye on this correspondence.
Glorious History of the Katoch dynasty
The Katoch dynasty is counted among the oldest royal houses in the world. The first King Bhoomi Chand Katoch is mentioned in Gorakh Tibbi of Jwalamukhi.
His 234th descendant Sushram Chandra is mentioned in the Mahabharata. In the eighteenth century, the rulers of the Katoch dynasty made several efforts to save Kangra painting.
Fort in Amnat, Mahal in Lumbagaon
Apart from Kangra, Nadaun’s Amnat Fort also belongs to the Katoch rulers. If there are relatives in Sujanpur, there is a palace of this family in Lambagaon. Aishwarya is Tikka Raj of this family.