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JACQUEMONTS JOURNAL is an account of the travels of Victor Jacquemont who had been sent out by the French Natural History Museum on the recommendation of Cuvier whose pupil he had been "to study the botany and geology of India, together with liberty to conduct any other investigation that he...
JADAVA (YADAVA) By cutting joke with Durbasa, Jadavas obtained the fruit (punishment). (Dhanasari Namdev, p. 693) Yadavas are the descendants of Yadu, the eldest son of Yayati and Devayani. They were mainly cowherds. When Krishna was bom, they seem to have settled in the neighbourhood of Mathura on the banks...
JAGADHRI (30°10`N, 77"18`E), an old town, in presentday Yamunanagar in Ambala district of Haryana, has a historical gurudwara situated in the interior. The shrine is named after Guru Hargobind, although it is not certain whether he visited Jagadhri at all. Guru Gobind Singh, however, is said to have travelled this...
JAGANA, BHAT, was a pious, learned Sikh of the lime of Guru Arjan. He lived in Agra. Once he, along with Bhai Nanda and Bhai Bhana Suhar, also of Agra, waited on the Guru to have some of their doubts resolved. The Guru, as says Bhai Man! Singh, Sikhdn di...
JAGANNATHA Jagannatha (The Lord of the •world), Madhva, who is the life of the world, the Remover of Fear, remember Him in the heart. (Ramkali M. 5, p. 897) Jagannatha (The Lord of the world has created all beings; He hath Perforated the noses of all and hath stitched the...
JAGAT SINGH alias Jai Singh (1883-1915), a leading Ghadr revolutionary, was born about 1883, the son of Arur Singh, at Sursirigh, a village in Lahore (now Amritsar) district. He was a hefty, sturdy man and joined the Indian army when twenty. Leaving the army, he migrated to Shanghai and to...
JAGAT SINGH MAN, (d. 1860), son of Hari Singh, belonged to the Mughal Chakk family of Man yarrfary of Gujrariwala district. He was attached to Raja Hira Singh in 1843 as orderly officer. He rose to be a colonel of a cavalry regiment which formed a part of the bodyguard...
JAGAT SINGH NARAG (1883-1942), businessman and legislator of North-West Frontier Province, was the son of Lala Kanhaiya Lal, a practising lawyer of Peshawar. As he grew up, Jagat Singh went into business and started taking interest in social and civic affairs. On 7 January 1924, he was arrested in connection...

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