History of Hindus in Sindh
YJAR VED PERIOD AND THEREAFTER.
Madhya Desh. (Midlands): –
During the period of Yjar Ved, many Aryas left Punjab and
Sind and migrated to regions called Agari and Aoodh. They spread their
Kingdoms from Himalayas to Vindyan range. This region came to be called as
Madhya Desh (Midlands).
The Aryas propagated Hinduism and established Schools
& Gurukuls (Ashrams). Hindu literature, Scripts, Holy books, Upanishads
& History books etc. are all gifts of Aryas to us. Our Holy Cities (Tirth
Isthans) are also located in the above mentioned region. Brahami Dharam and
In the year 1898 A.D., Benaras Hindu Collage was
established which later expanded to become a University. But alas, Author
Diwan Bherumal writes, Sind unto 1946, did not even have one Hindu Collage.
Combined Governments of Sind & Punjab: -
Those Aryas, who migrated to Midland from Sind and
Punjab, identified themselves as AANU Aryas, named after their Great
Grandfather Raja Aanu, while some named themselves after their grandfather
Shavi Oshener. They were called Shavi Aryas and lived along the bank of
River Pershni, latter called Aravati, and now Ravi (in Pakistan), and
conquered Punjab, part of Iran, & later Sind,* and formed their own
* (F.E. Pargiter: Ancient Indian Historical Tradition,
p.p. 264 and 293).
Sind and Punjab were divided in 3 Provinces: -
(1) Kekya. - This province was named after Kekya, Son of
Shavi Oshener. It expanded between Rivers Kabul and Vyash, now called Beas.
Dero Ismael Khan, Dero Gazi Khan, which today are in Baluchistan, were part
of Kekya Province. This led to flourishing of Hinduism and installation of
Raja Ashopati, father of Savatri, ruler of Kekya would
say with pride that there were no misers, drunkards, thieves, and profiteers
in his Kingdom. For more detailed facts, Author Diwan Bherumal Advani has
asked readers to refer to Chandvigya Upnishad and Shatpath Brahmin Granth.
(2) Sindhu & (3) Sauver. – Sauver was also
son of Shavi Oshener. Third province was name after him, which included
Multan, and Jharwad.
Sayvan. Qadeem (Beautiful) City: -
Aanu or Shavi Aryas after conquering parts of Iran
established their Capital, calling it "Sho Isthans", meaning Shavi
Isthan which later came to be called Sibistan* and Sistan, now called Sayvan.
* ("The Sibis or Sivas have given their name to
Sibistan." R.D.Banerji: A Junior History Of India, p. 15.)
During Rig Ved period, Rajas were elected to become Rulers
of their State. To increase their holding and size they fought wars with one
another. Rishi’s played an important role in recruitment of soldiers.
It was during Yjar Ved
period that soldiers started receiving wages. Commanders and
Commandant-in-Chiefs along with other Staff personals with appointed and given
wide powers. The Officers, who were Khatris, became a respected as a lot.