Contents and references of the plebeians who would be the kings”
1.How it all began –Sees Chand & Doman Deo establishing Kaithi and Chandravati.
2.Story of Syed Sallar Masood Ghazi Mian,grand-son of Mahmood Ghazni,1016 AD.
3.Loss of Ghazi mian to Raja Suheldeo in Bahraich,1034AD
4.Grant of Bayalassi pargana to Rai Chan Singhjudeo.
5.The return of Ram Sunder Singh,the last name in Kaithi Sazra
6.XLI session of the ICHR,in Mumbai and reference to the paper read there on “Sher Shah in the court of Doman Deo.
7.Deo Kunwar settles Deorayee in 1323 AD
8.How close were Sees Chand and Doman Deo.
9.Doman Deo’s ascendancy.
10. Status of the 1st House of Kaithi settlement after 15 generations & Bharat Singh.
11.Did Doman Deo’s horse really crossed the Ganges persued by Afgans?
12.The return of the prodigal son.
13.Grand designs of Raja Balwant Singh of Ramnagar.
14.Cornwallis sends Jonathan Duncan as Resident of Benares.
15.Pre-eminence of Bharat Singh
16. Collector Moss and Bharat Singh
Contents of Book II
1.Magnum Opus on the survival of the Sun dynasty of Ayodhya
2.Age verification of the 1st House of Katehar
3.Raghuvanshies of Benares.
4.First muslim governor of Benares
5.Firuz Tughlaq ,Ghiasuddin Tughlaq(1322) and the Raghuvanshies of Katehar.
6.Muhhad Shah Sharqi(1440-148)’Hussain Shah Sharqi and Bahlol Lodi and the Raghuvanshies extending their areas of influence in Sharqi kingdom.
7.Sikander Lodi(1488) restores Jaunpur Sultanate and befriends Raghuvanshies.
8.Hasan Shah father of Sher Shah receives jagir of Tanda,across the Ganges and befriends the Raghuvanshies of Kaithi.
9.Raghuvanshies maintain a cavalry and foot soldiers to maintain their freedom.
10.Saints ,Ramanand, Kabir,Ravidas,Guru Nanak live in religious harmony.
11.Defeat of Ibrahim Lodi(1526-at Panipat) allows Afgans to seize eastern provinces and Beneras,once again.
12.Humaun looses to Sher Shah in Chausa(1532)
13.Sher Shah captures Benares garrison(1538-39).
14.Then defeats Humayun in Kannauj(1540),Usman Khan made governor of Benares.
15.Traditions assert makes rent-free grant of Katehar to Raghuvanshies.
16.A mint in Benares,turning copper coins (1555).
17.Akbar the great in Beneras(1556).
18.Raja Todar Mal in Benares(1569)
19.Akabar comes again by waterways on way to Bengal campaign
20. Benares becomes a Sirkar,in the suba of Illahabad,created by Akbar.
21.Sant Tulsidas(1532-1623) composes Ramcharitmanas.
22.Revenue Collection and cultivated areas.
23.Shah Jahan orders casting down of temples of Benares.(1632).
24.Much action in Benares(1658)Slaiman defeats Shuja.
25.Aurangzeb destroys old Kirti Bisheshwar temple and builds Alamgir mosque.
26.Aurangzeb issues orders for demolition of Hindu temples including that of Kashi Vishwanath and Bindumadhav-and a mosque built on each site(1669).
27.Gaga Bhat of Benares summoned for Shivaji Maharaj’s coronation ceremony.(1674).
28.French traveler Tavernier visits Benares(1665).Later on Bernier,also French visits.
29.Sawai Jai Singh of Jaipur erects famous Observatory at Benares.
30.Farruk Siar murdered and Muhammad Shah,gives Sirkar of Benares to Murtaza Khan.
31.Murtaza Khan entrusts the management to Rustam Ali,for consideration of five lakhs.
32.Sadat Khan becomes Subedar of Avadh(1722) and Murtaza Khan leases his jagir to him for seven lakhs.Rustam Ali retains the charge till 1738.
33.Mansa Ram representing Rustam Ali before Safdar Jung secures the office of Nazim of Sirkars of Benares,Jaunpur and Chunar,in the nane of his son Balwant Singh.
34.Muhammad Shah issues a ‘Sanad’,after the death of Mansa Ram,conferring Rajaship on Balwant Singh.(1739).
35..Fresh settlement of new tenants ordered by Balwant Singh.(1759).
36.Time of great anxiety,for city of Benares(1752).
37.A havoc created in the city of Benares(1750).
38.Balwant Singh hastily retreats from battle of Buxor and a British Resident posted at Ramnagar,his headquarters in Benares.(1764).
Contents of Book III
1.Ikschawakus table in Ayodhya,prior to its last King’s migration to Benares,1194AD.
2.Kosala’s under Magadh.
3.Sungas sovereignity on Kosala.
4.The Guptas and Ayodhya
5.Rise of Maukharies and shift to Kannauj.
6.The beginning of Muslim invasions.
7.A need of convincing proof of solar races genuineness for the historians.
8.The Russian scholar’s views.
9.a translation of Kalidas’s “Raghuvansh-Mahakavya”(Chapters I to chapter VIII).
Contents of Book IV
1.Chapter VIII to chapterXIX of the mahakavya.
2.Ayodhya in the mediaeval period.
3.The Sultans of Delhi.
5.The Nawabs(1720- 1856).
6.The Annexation of Ayodha and the struggle of 1857.