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vii. 354, 362 ; North Kanara, vii. 372 ;
South Kanara, vii. 380 ; Kangra, vii.
424 ; Ranker, vii. 434 ; Karachi, vii.
448 ; Karanja, vii. 466 ; Karauli, vii.
472 ; Karnal, viii. 24 ; Karnul, viii.
38 ; Karond, viii. 46 ; Kashmir,
viii. 72 ; Kathi, viii. 87 ; Kawardha,
viii. 106 ; Khasi Hills, viii. 176 ;
Kheri, viii. 193 ; Khulna, viii. 207 ;
Khyrim, viii. 215 ; Kistna, viii. 230,
231 ; Kolaba, viii. 267 ; Kolabira,
viii. 271 ; Kolar, viii. 276; Kolhapur,
viii. 281 ; Korea, viii. 297 ; Kuch
Behar, viii. 323 ; Kulu, viii. 342, 343 ;
Kumaun, viii. 354 ; Kuram, viii. 369 ;
Kurundwad, viii. 376; Kyauk - pyu,
viii. 387 ; Lakhimpur, viii. 433 ;
Larkhana, viii. 463 ; Laun, viii. 467 ;
Lohardaga, viii. 482, 483 ; Lucknow,
viii. 497 ; Madgiri, viii. 539 ; Madras
Presidency, ix. 28, 29, 30, 87, 88 ;
Madura, ix. 128 ; Maimansingh, ix.
195 ; Makrai, ix. 215 ; Malabar, ix.
229, 230 ; Maldah, ix. 240, 244 ;
Manbhum, ix. 283 ; Mandi, ix. 298 ;
Mandla, ix. 304; Manipur, ix. 331;
Meerut, ix. 387 ; Mehar, ix. 397 ;
Mergui, ix. 409 ; Midnapur, ix. 424,
428, 429 ; Mikir Hills, ix. 436 ; Min-hla,
ix. 439 ; Mirzapur, ix. 457, 458 ;
Monghyr, ix. 485 ; Montgomery, ix.
498 ; Murshidabad, x. 26 ; Muzaffar-
pur, x. 77 ; Mysore State, x. 100, Dis-
trict, x. 119; Nadiya, x. 135, 136;
Naga Hills, x. 152; Nagari, x. 157;
Narsinghpur, x. 221 ; Nellore, x. 266;
Nepal, x. 276, 277 ; Nimar, x. 333 ;
Noakhali, x. 340, 347; N.-W. Pro-
vinces, x. 377; Nowgong, x. 411 ;
Okhaldanga, x. 421 ; Orissa, x. 458,



459 ; Orissa Tributary States, x. 475,
476; Oudh, x. 501; Pabna, x. 515;
Palanpur, x. 537, 539 ; Palni Moun-
tains, xi. 19 ; Panch Mahals, xi. 32 ;
Pandu M eh was, xi. 39 ; Partabgarh,
xi. 71 ; Patna District, xi. 100, 101,
State, xi. 115; Phuljhar, xi. 168;
Pilibhit, xi. 175 ; Porbandar, xi. 215 ;
Prome, xi. 231, 232; Pudukattai, xi.
237 ; Punjab, xi. 278 ; Puri, xi. 306 ;
Purniah, xi. 326 ; Rai Bareli, xi. 354 ;
Raigarh, xi. 362 ; Raipur, xi. 373 ;
Rairakhol, xi. 378 ; Rajshahi, xi. 433 ;
Ramri, xi. 463 ; Rangoon, xi. 478 ;
Rangpur, xi. 496 ; Ratnagiri, xii. 2, 9 ;
Saharanpur, xii. 120; Sakti, xii. 148;
Salem, xii. 160 ; Salsette Island, xii.
169 ; Salwin Hill Tracts, xii. 174,
175 ; Sambalpur, xii. 183 ; Sandoway,
xii. 202 ; Sangli, xii. 218; Santal Par-
ganas, xii. 232; Saran, xii. 251, 255;
Sarangarh, xii. 260 ; Satara, xii. 280 ;
Savanur, xii. 293 ; Sawantwari, xii.
296; Seoni, xii. 312; Sergada, xii.
318 ; Sewan, xii. 322 ; Shahabad, xii.
329 ; Shahjahanpur, xii. 349 ; Sharak-
pur, xii. 377 ; Shikarpur, xii. 393 ;
Shimoga, xii. 403; Shwe - gyin, xii.
432 ; Sialkot, xii. 446 ; Sibsagar, xii.
466 ; Sind, xii. 520 ; Singhbhum, xii.
537 ; Sinnar, xii. 545 ; Sirsa, xiii. 9 ;
Sitapur, xiii. 34, 35 ; Sonpur, xiii. 63 ;
Sultanpur, xiii. 100 ; the Sundarbans,
xiii. 112; Supa, xiii. 116; Surat, xiii.
126; Sylhet, xiii. 151, 152; Talbehat,
xiii. 164 ; Tanjore, xiii. 187 ; Tarai,
xiii. 209 ; Taung-ngu, xiii. 224, 225 ;
Tavoy, xiii. 232 ; Thana, xiii. 255 ;
Thar and Parkar, xiii. 268, 269 ;
Tharawadi, xiii. 273; Thayet - myo,
xiii. 283; Thon-gwa, xiii. 291 ; Tigaria,
xiii. 294 ; Tinnevelli, xiii. 306 ; Tip-
perah, xiii. 317 ; Travancore, xiii. 349 ;
Trichinopoli, xiii. 360 ; Tulsipur, xiii.
373 ; Turnkur, xiii. 378 ; Twenty-four
Parganas, xiii. 394; Udaipur (Bengal),
xiii. 412; Unao, xiii. 427,432; Vira-
rajendra-pet, xiii. 478 ; Vizagapatam,
xiii. 492; Wainad, xiii. 510; Yedator,
xiii. 550.

Rice - husking mills, Steam, Akyab, i.
159 ; Amherst, i. 241 ; Bassein, ii. 203 ;
Lower Burma, iii. 197 ; Chittagong,
iii. 441 ; Rangoon, xi. 484, 488.

Rice, Prices of. See Agricultural section
of each District article.

Rice, Centres of trade in, Akyab, i. 158,
159, 160; Amherst, i. 241 ; Balasor,
ii. 9 ; Bassein, ii. 202, 203 ; Beypur,
ii. 335 ; Brahmanbaria, iii. 92 ;
Chandkhali, iii. 358, 359 ; Chhanchia
Mirganj, iii. 394 ; Chhanuya, iii. 394 ;
Chittagong, iii. 445 ; Churaman, iii.



INDEX.



277



461 ; Colonelganj, iv. 24 ; Dacca, iv.
91 ; Daiidpur, iv. 158; Ghogharo, v.
73 ; Hilli on the Jamuna, vii. 136 ;
Kasba, viii. 59 ; Nawabganj, x. 24S,
249 ; Rangoon, xi. 487, 488 ; Rolia,
xii. 60 ; Sahibganj, xii. 135 ; Saifganj,
xii. 141 ; Satkhira, xii. 287; Sherpur
(Maimansingh), xii. 382 ; Taki, xiii.
162; Tanda Badridan, xiii. 175; Umar-
pur, xiii. 421 ; Wa-gay-ma, xiii. 508.

Richards, Brigadier- General, turned the
position of Old Arakan in first Burmese
war, i. 153.

Richards, Colonel, commanded the ex-
pedition against the Kols of Singhbhum
(1836-37), xii. 533.

Richelieu, Cardinal, founded the first
French East India Company (1642),
iv. 451.

Richthofen, Baron von, quoted, on the
Himalaya Mountains, v. 404.

Ridgevvay, Colonel Sir J. W., commanded
the march of the Afghan Boundary
Commission through Afghanistan( 1884),
vii. 275.

Ridhpur. See Ritpur.

' Right-hand ' and ' left-hand ' castes of
Madras, article ' India,' vi. 196, 197.
See also Madras, ix. 21 ; Madura, ix.

. I2 7-
Rig- Veda, the earliest Sanskrit hymnal,

vi. 77, 88 ; its antiquity, 77, 78 ; caste
and widow burning unknown, 78 ; the
story of the Aryan advance into India,
79 ; Aryan civilisation in the Veda, 79;
the gods of the Veda, 79-8 1 ; Vedic con-
ceptions of the Deity, the modern blood-
loving gods unknown, 82 ; Vedic
hymns and prayers, 84-86 ; primitive
Aryan form of burial, 84 ; cremation
substituted for burial, 84, 85 ; Vedic
legend of Varna, the king of death,
85 ; the Vedic farewell to the dead,
85, 86.

Rikheswar. See Lohaghat.

Rintimbur. See Ranthambhor.

Rio Pardo, Count de, repelled inroads
from Sawantwari into Goa (181 7),
deposed (1821), v. 106.

Rioti. See Reoti.

Riotipur. See Reotipur.

Riots, Bareilly (1871), ii. 147 ; Broach j
(1857), iii. 109 : Burhanpur (1849), hi. j
164; Cuddapah (1832), iv. 50; Dhar-
war (1837), iv. 267 ; Kaira, vii. 308;
Mubarakpur (1813, 1842), ix. 525; in-
digo, in Nadiya (i860), x. 131 ; Nasik
(1843), x. 229 ; Pabna (1873), x. 513 ;
Pilibhit (1871), xi. 173 ; Savda (1852),
xii. 295 ; Shahabad (1868), xii. 335.

Ripon, Marquis of, Viceroy of India
(1880-84); conclusion of the Afghan
war, amendment of criminal procedure,



revenue reforms, Education Commis-
sion, abolition of custom duties, Ben-
gal Tenancy Bill, vi. 427 - 429 ; laid
foundation stone of the Merewether
pier, Kiamari (1880), viii. 215.

Ripu, Dwar or submontane tract in
Assam, xii. 57.

Rise of the Maratha power, article
' India,' vi. 307, 308. See also Vol.
vi. chapter xii. The Maratha power,

PP; 317-324.

Rishikund, hot spring in Bengal, xii. 57.

Risings and insurrections, of Kolis in
Broach (1823), iii. 109 ; of Cacharis at
Maibong (1881), iii. 232, ix. 135, 187,
188 ; of Gandas in South Kanara and
Coorg (1837), iv. 31, vii. 378, ix. 313 ;
of Gujars in Dehra Dun (1814), iv. 172;
of the Vagher tribes (1859), iv. 327 ;
of the Kandhs (1865), v. 41 ; of the
zamind&rs in Golconda (1845, 1857), v.
145; in Gumsur (1836), v. 199; of the
Raja of Jaitpur (1842), v. 299 ; of the
Thakur of Hatheras (181 7), v. 355 ;
in Hazara, v. 362 ; of Sikhs in Hoshi-
arpur (1848), v. 453; of the Jaintias
(i860, 1862), vii. 48, 249, viii. 172; in
the Jaipur zaminddri( 1 848, 1850, 1855),
vii. 64; of the Sauras (1864-65), vii.
64, xiii. 495 ; in Kadur (1831), vii. 284 ;
in Kangra (1848), vii. 417 ; of the
Karens (1857), viii. 5, 6 ; of the
Kandhs in Karond (1882), viii. 47 ; of
the Bhuiyas and Juangs in Keunjhar
(1861), viii. 121 ; of the Khamtis in
Lakhimpur (1839), viii. 144, 429, xii.
93 ; of Surendra Sa (1S60), viii. 169 ;
of the Khasis (1829), viii. 71 ; in
Kithur (1824, 1829), viii. 238; in Kolha-
pur (1838), viii. 282 ; of the Kols in
ChutiaNagpur(i83i, 1832), viii. 478; of
the Cheros and Kharwars in Lohardaga
(1832), viii. 479; of the Kukas in
Ludhiana (1872), viii. 520; of the
Vagher tribes (1867), viii. 532, 533; in
Rampa (1879), ix. 14, xi. 454 ; in
Mahi Kantha, ix. 176, 177 ; of the
Bhils in Pol, ix. 177 ; of the Karens
at Myaung-mya, x. 85 ; of the Faraizis
in Xadiya (1831), x. 134 ; at Nagar
Parkar (1859), x. 158 ; of the Naikdas
in Narukot (1S37, 1S5S, 1868), x. 227;
in Nasik (1857), x. 229; in Palukonda
(1822), x. 534 ; of the Naikdas in the
Panch Mahals (1868), xi. 30 ; in Parla
Kimedi (1819, 1833, 1857), xi. 64, 65;
of the pdiks in Purl (181 7), xi. 302,
303 ; at Putur (1837), xi. 336 ; of the
Bundelas in Sagar (1842), xii. 102 ; of
the Gujars in Saharanpur (1S13, 1814),
xii. 117 ; in the Salwin Hill Tracts
(1867), xii. 176 ; in Sambalpur v 1S27,
1S39, 1S63), xii. 1S0, 181 ; of the



278



INDEX.



Santals (1855, 1856), xii. 228, 238 ; in
Sawantwari (1839, 1844), xii. 298 ; in
Shimoga (1830), xii. 401 ; in Shwe-
gyin, xii. 434; at Sindgi (1824), xii.
526 ; in Tavoy (1829), xiii. 229 ; in
Thar and Parkar (1846, 1859), xiii.
264, 265 ; of the Nairs in Travancore
(1809), xiii. 347; in Vizagapatam
(1832, 1848, 1858), xiii. 488 ; in Wun
(1848, 1849), xiii. 540.
Risod, town in Berar, xii. 57.
Ritpur, town in Berar, xii. 58.
River-borne trade, Statistics of. See Com-
merce and trade section of each District
article, and specially Assam, i. 367; Ba-
karganj, i. 441, 447; Bannu, ii. 95, 96;
Barak river, ii. 118, 1 19; Bengal, ii. 310;
Bogra, iii. 30, 31 ; Brahmaputra river, iii.
97, 98; Calcutta, iii. 268, 269 ; Chand-
balf, iii. 358 ; Chandkhali, iii. 359 ;
Colonelganj, iv. 24 ; Dacca, iv. 86, 87;
Dinajpur, iv. 295, 296; Faridpur, iv.
405 ; Fazilka, iv. 436 ; Ganges river,
iv. 469-471; Goalanda, v. no,
III ; Godna, v. 135-137; Gorakhpur,
v. 173; Haiatpur, v. 239; Indus
river, vii. 16 ; Irawadi river, vii. 23 ;
Jafarganj, vii. 39 ; Jalangi river, vii.
92; Jamuna river, vii. 135; Jangipur,
vii. 137; Kamrup, vii. 364; Keti, viii.
119; Kushtia, viii. 379; Maldah, ix.
246 ; Mandalay, ix. 290 ; Monghyr,
ix. 487 ; Murshidabad, x. 28, 29 ;
Nadiya, x. 137, 138 ; Narainganj, x.
202, 203 ; Nawabganj, x. 248, 249 ;
Nigriting, x. 300; Nowgong, x. 412,
413 ; Pabna, x. 517, 518; Patna, xi.
110-114; Raiganj, xi. 362; Rajshahi,
xi. 436, 437; Rampur Beauleah, xi.
462 ; Rangoon, xi. 487, 488 ; Rang-
pur, xi. 498, 499; Rasra, xi. 514;
Sahibganj, xii. 134, 135 ; Shamsher-
ganj, xii. 376; Sherpur (Maimansingh),
xii. 382 ; Sirajganj, xii. 548 - 550 ;
Sonamganj, xiii. 58 ; Sukkur, xiii. 93 ;
Sultanganj, xiii. 95 ; the Sundarbans,
xiii. 112; Swarupganj, xiii. 142; Sylhet,
xiii. 154.
River communication, vi. 15, 16; 19, 20;

551-553.
River plains of India, article ' India,'
vi. 10-34 ; the great rivers, Ganges,
Jumna, Indus (with Sutlej), and Brah-
maputra, 1 1-20 ; the different stages in
the life of an Indian river, 21-23 5 tne
Bengal delta and process of land-
making, 23-28 ; rivers as irrigators and
as highways, 28, 29 ; destructive floods,
29-32 ; poetry of Indian river names,
32 ; crops and scenery of the river
plains and the Bengal delta, 32-34.
River systems of Northern India, vi. 10,
11 ; of Southern India, 37, 38.



Rivers, The most important in Afghanis-
tan, i. 30-33 ; in Afghan-Turkistan, i.
54 ; the Alaknanda, i. 161, 162 ;
Ambika, i. 229 ; Amravati, i. 252 ;
Baghmati, i. 418; Baitarani, i. _ 437,
438 ; Baleswar, ii. 12 ; in Baluchistan,
ii. 35 ; Banas, ii. 44 ; Banganga, ii.
72; Bara, ii. 105; Barak, ii. 118, 119;
Bassein, ii. 203, 204 ; Beas, ii. 221,
222 ; Bhagirathi, ii. 353, 354 ; Bilin,
ii. 458 ; Brahmani, iii. 92 ; Brahma-
putra, iii. 93-98; Burabalang, iii. 161 ;
Buri Dihing, iii. 166 ; Buri Gandak,
iii. 166 ; Cauvery, iii. 277-279 ; Cham-
bal, iii. 331, 332 ; Chandra, iii. 362 ;
Chandragiri, iii. 363, 364 ; Chenab,
iii. 379, 380 ; Chhota Bhagirathi, iii.
404 ; Chitra, iii. 432 ; Coleroon, iv.
22 ; Cortelliar, iv. 43 ; Damodar, iv.
105 - 107 ; Daya, iv. 163 ; Degh, iv.
167 ; Devi, iv. 233 ; Dhadhar, iv.
237, 238 ; Dhaleswari, iv. 238 ; Dhal-
kisor, iv. 238, 239 ; Dhamra, iy. 241 ;
Dhaneswari, iv. 244; Dhasan, iv. 267,
268 ; Dihing, iv. 288 ; Disoi, iv. 305 ;
Dwarka, iv. 327 ; Gadadhar, iv. 456 ;
Gambila, iv. 461, 462; Great Gandak,
iv. 462, 463 ; Ganges, iv. 466 - 472 ;
Ghaggar, v. 54, 55 ; Girvva, v. 86, 87;
Godavari, v. 131-134; Gogra, v. 138-
140 ; Gumti, v. 199, 200 ; Gundla-
kamna, v. 202; Gyaing, v. 237; Hab,
v. 238 ; Hajamro, v. 290 ; Haldi, v.
295 ; Hari Rud, v. 340 ; Haroh, v.
341; Haung - tharaw, v. 357, 358;
Hemavati, v. 382 ; Hindan, v. 414 ;
Hlaing, v. 435, 436 ; Hpyu, v. 466 ;
Hugh, v. 467-489 ; Indus, vii. 10-17 5
Irawadi, vii. 19-23 ; Jalangi, vii. 92,
93 ; Jaldhaka, vii. 103 ; Jamuna (4),
vii. 134- 136 ; Jehlam, vii. 165 - 166 ;
Jumna, vii. 254-256; Kabadak, vii.
265 ; Kabul, vii. 275-277 ; Kala Kusi,
vii. 322 ; Kalang, vii. 323 ; Kali Nadi
(2), vii. 327; Kalindri, vii. 328; Kamla,
vii. 352, 353; Kanhan, vii. 431; Kans-
bans, vii. 436, 437; Kapili, vii. 440,
441 ; Kapini, vii. 441 ; Karamnasa,
vii. 464, 465 ; Karnaphuli, viii. 30 ;
Kartairi, vii. 49, 50 ; Kasai, viii. 57;
Katjuri, viii. 99 ; Kauriala, viii. 103 ;
Ken, viii. 112; Khairabad, viii. 129;
Kirtinasa, viii. 221, 222 ; Kistna, viii.
234-237; Koel (2), viii. 241, 242;
Kori, viii. 298 ; Kvt-la-dan, viii. 331,
332 ; Kulsi, viii. 334 ; Kumar (2), viii.
345 ; Kunhar, viii. 365 ; Kuram, viii.
370 ; Kusi, viii. 379, 380 ; Kwa, viii.
382 ; Kyun-ton, viii. 391 ; Lakhandai,
viii. 424 ; Lakhmia, viii. 440 ;_ Laksh-
mantirtha, viii. 443 ; Langai, viii. 460 ;
Langaliya, viii. 460, 461 ; Lohit, viii.
4S8 ; Madura, ix. 135 ; Mahanadi (2),



INDEX.



279



ix. 156-164; Mahdnanda, ix. 164;

Mahi, ix. 173, 174; Maipara, ix. 213;

Manas, ix. 276 ; Matabhanga, ix. 358,

359 ; Matamuri, ix. 360 ; Matla, ix.

365, 366; Ma-tun, ix. 366, 367; Mayu,

ix. 379; Meghna, ix. 394, 395; Mohan,

ix. 471 ; Mor, ix. 503; Moyar, ix.

523 ; Nambar, x. 18S ; Nandakuja,

x. 18S; Narbada, x. 207-210; Na-win,

x. 225; Noyil, x. 416; Nun, x. 417;

of Orissa, x. 427, 428 ; Pabar, x. 510,

511 ; Pak-chan, x. 531 ; Palar, x. 541 ;

Pambai, xi. 21 ; Panar, xi. 25, 26 ;

Panchpara, xi. 34 ; Panjnad, xi. 48 ;

Papaglini, xi. 53 ; Paravanar, xi. 59 ;

Parbati, xi. 60 ; Parvvan, xi. 78, 79 ;

Pegu, xi. 128, 129; Pench, xi. 132;

Penner (2), xi. 133, 134; Periyar, xi.

140; Phalgu, xi. 163; Pheni, xi. 166,

167; Piali, xi. 169; Pin, xi. 181 ;

Poini, xi. 194; Ponani, xi. 198; Pran-

hita, xi. 223 ; Punpiin, xi. 296 ; Purna,

xi. 320; Purnabhaba, xi. 320, 321 ;

Raidhak, xi. 361 ; Ramganga (2), xi.

445, 446; Ranganadi, xi. 470, 471 ;

Ranjit (2), xi. 509, 510; Rapti, xi.

511, 512; Rasiilpur, xi. 516; Ravi,

xii. 14, 15 ; Rupnarayan, xii. 84 ;

Rushikulya, xii. 87; Sai, xii. 138, 139;

Sakri, xii. 148 ; Salandi, xii. 149 ;

.Sal win, xii. 170- 1 72 ; Sameswari, xii.

189, 190; Sandoway, xii. 205; Sangu,

xii. 220, 221 ; Sankh, xii. 222, 223 ;

Sanku, xii. 225 ; Saraswati (3), xii.

261, 262 ; Sarda, xii. 263 ; Savitri, xii.
295 ; Sharavati, xii. 377; Shwe-gyin,
xii. 435 ; Shwe-le, xii. 436 ; Singi-
mari, xii. 541 ; Sipra, xii. 545 ; Siran,
xii. 551 ; Sit-taung, xiii. 40, 41 ; Sohan,
xiii. 47 ; Solani, xiii. 49 ; Son, xiii.
52 - 54 ; Spiti, xiii. 68, 69, 73, 74 ;
Subansiri, xiii. 83, 84 ; Subarnarekha,
xiii. 84, 85 ; Sukheta, xiii. 90, 91 ;
Sutlej, xiii. 140, 141 ; Swat, xiii.

142; Tambraparni, xiii. 169- 171;
Tangan, xiii. 179; Tapti, xiii. 200-
205 ; Tavoy, xiii. 234, 235 ; Tawa,
xiii. 235 ; Tenasserim, xiii. 240, 241 ;
Tha-le-dan, xiii. 247; Thauk-ye-
gat, xiii. 275, 276 ; Thaung-yin, xiii.
276 ; Tiljuga, xiii. 296, 297 ; Tipdi,
xiii. 312 ; Tista, xiii. 330-334 ; Titas,
xiii. 335 ; Tons (2), xiii. 338, 339 ;
Tsan-pu, xiii. 371 ; Tunga, xiii. 382,
383 ; Tungabhadra, xiii. 383 ; Ul, xiii.
418 ; Vaigai, xiii. 460 ; Vamsadhara,
xiii. 462 ; Varada, xiii. 463 ; Vara-
hanadi, xiii. 463, 464 ; Vedavati, xiii.
465 ; Vellore, xiii. 467 ; Wainganga,
xiii. 512; Wan, xiii. 516, 517; Wardha,
xiii. 530 ; Yagachi, xiii. 547; Ye, xiii.
549) 55°; Yun-za-lin, xiii. 557; Za-mi,
xiii. 561.



River traffic of the Ganges and Gangetic
channels, and of the port of Calcutta,
article ' India,' vi. 20.

Riwari. 51a Rewari.

Roads, old military routes, the 'Grand
Trunk Road,' inland route from Bom
bay, extension of minor roads, vi. 550,
551. See also Communications.

Roberts, Sir Frederick, his march from
Kabul to Kandahar and defeat of Ayub
Khan, article ' India,' vi. 427. Local
notices — Occupied Kabul and punished
it for the murder of Cavagnari (1880),
i. 52 ; visited Ghazni (Aug. 1 880), v.
72 ; his battles at Kabul (6th and 8th
Oct.), vii. 273, and defence of his
camp (23rd Dec. 1 880), vii. 274 ; his
march to Kandahar, vii. 396 ; and
victory there (ist Sept. 1881), vii. 397;
advanced along the Kuram valley
(1878), viii. 369 ; advanced along the
Shutar Gardan pass (1879), xii. 426.

Roberts, Rev. Hugh, maintains normal
school at Cherra Punji, iii. 393.

Roberts, P. R., Executive Engineer,
gave a special report for the article on
the Hugh' river, v. 469.

Robertsganj, town and tahsil in N.-W.
Provinces, xii. 59.

Robertson, H. D., defeated the Gujar
leader, Raja Fattma, at Gangoh (1857),
iv. 477.

Robertson, Lieut., Historical Narrative
of Cambay, quoted, iii. 272.

Robertson, Mr. , Superintendent of the
Saidapet Government model farm
(1S65), xii. 140.

Robins, Mr., his buildings and improve-
ments on Fort St. George, ix. 107.

Robinson's History of Assam, quoted, on
the Ahams, i. 79 ; his estimate of the
population of Nowgong in 1841, x.
408 ; of Sibsagar, xii. 463.

Robinson, Sir W. R., acting Governor of
Madras (1875), ix - 6 7-

Rock Edicts of Asoka, article ' India,'
vi. 144, 145 (footnote); 146 and foot-
note. See also Asoka.

Rockhill, Mr. W. Woodville, Life of the
Buddha, and the Early History of his
Order, derived from Tibetan works,
and translated by, quoted, vi. 137
(footnote 2); 138 (footnote 2); 154
(footnote 2); 160 (footnote 2); 176
(footnote 1); 177 (footnotes).

Rock temples. See Cave and rock temples.

Roe, Sir Thomas, first British Ambassador
to India, in the reign of Jahangir ( 161 5 ),
article ' India,' vi. 301 ; 367. Local
notices — Obtained leave to establish a
factory at Mokha, i. 16; his account
of his presentation to the Emperor
Jahangir at Ajmere (1615), i. 121 ; and



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to Prince Parviz at Burhanpur (1614),
iii. 163 ; his description of Khandesh,
viii. 152 ; his return from Jahangir to
Surat with important privileges (161 8),
xiii. 121.

Roha, town and Sub-division in Bombay,
xii. 59, 60.

Rohar, seaport in Cutch, Bombay, xii.
60.

Rohilkhand, Division or Commissioner-
ship in N.-W. Provinces, xii. 60-63.

Rohilkhand and Bijnaur canal, article
' India,' vi. 533.

Rohilla war, article ' India,' vi. 390 ;
British victories at East Fatehganj, iv.
419 ; Miranpur Katra, ix. 441; Tisua,
xiii. 334.

Rohillas, The, in Aligarh, i. 170 ; their
capture of Almora (1744), i. 201 ; in
Bareilly, ii. 139; in Bijnaur, ii. 429;
defeated the Mughal forces at Dham-
pur (1750), iv. 241; in Farukhabad, iv.
410, 411 ; defeated at East Fatehganj
(1774), iv. 419; at West Fatehganj
(1794), iv. 420 ; in Fatehpur, iv. 424 ;
twice repulsed from Garhwal, v. 18 ;
sacked Jansath (1737), vii. 142; in-
vaded Kumaun (1744), and were de-
feated there (1745), viii. 350; defeated
at Miranpur Katra (1774), ix. 441; their
conduct at the battle of Panipat (1761),
xi. 45-47 ; in Pilibhit, xi. 172, 173 ;
their dynasty in Rampur, xi. 455, 456 ;
in Shahjahanpur, xii. 345 ; defeated at
Tisua (1774), xiii. 334.

Rohisa, village in Kathiawar, xii. 63.

Rohisala, petty State in Kathiawar, xii.

Rohna, town in Central Provinces, xii.
63.

Rohri, Sub-division of Sind, xii. 63-66.

Rohri, taluk in Sind, xii. 66.

Rohri, historic town and river-crossing in
Sind, xii. 66-68.

Rohtak, District in Punjab, xii. 68-76 ;
physical aspects, 68, 69 ; history; 69-
71 ; population, 71, 72 ; agriculture,
72-74 ; natural calamities, 74, 75 ;
trade, etc., 75 ; administration, 75, 76 ;
sanitary, 76.

Rohtak, tahsilxn Punjab, xii. 76, 77.

Rohtak, ancient town in Punjab, xii.
77- '

Rohtang, pass over Himalayas in Punjab,
xii. 77, 78.

Rohtas. See Rotas.

Rohtasgarh, ancient hill fort in Bengal,
xii. 78.

Rogham, town in Punjab, xii. 78.

Rojhi, island and lighthouse in Kathia-
war, xii. 79.

Rokha Jais. See Yais.

Roman Catholics, Distribution of, in



India, article 'India,' vi. 257; the
Verapoli vicariate, 257 ; Roman and
Syrian Catholic population of India,
257-259 ; Catholic progress, colleges,
and schools, 257 - 259. See also
Catholic Missions.
Roman trade with India (190A.D.), vi.

234.

Ron, town and Sub-division in Bombay,
xii. 79.

Ronahi, town in Oudh, xii. 79.

Roorkee. See Rurki.

Ropes, made at Anantapur, i. 278 ;
Baidyabati, i. 436 ; Bellary, ii. 247 ;
Etah, iv. 364 ; Gaya, v. 50 ; Hoshiar-
pur, v. 456 ; Hugh, v. 496 ; Jalandhar,
vii. 89 ; Janjira, vii. 139 ; Lohardaga,
viii. 485 ; Maharajnagar, ix. 165 ;
Nagina, x. 160 ; Nellore, x. 269 ;
Padrauna, x. 526 ; Satara, xii. 282 ;
Shimoga, xii. 404 ; Tumkiir, xiii. 379 ;
Upper Sind Frontier, xiii. 447 ;
Wardha, xiii. 527.

Rori, town in Punjab, xii. 80.

Rors, agricultural caste, akin to the Tats,
in Karnal, viii. 23.

Rosaries, Chrysolite, made at Kandahar,
i. 39, vii. 391.

Rose gardens at Patna, xi. 543 ; Sinha-
chalam, xii. 543.

Rose, Gen. Sir Hugh (Lord Strathnairn),
his campaign in Central India, article
' India,' vi. 421, 422. Local notices —
Took Garhakota, v. 13 ; took Gwalior,
v. 233 ; defeated the mutineers at
Kunch, vii. 96 ; took Jhansi, vii. 21c,
220 ; defeated mutineers at Kalpi, vii.
342 ; defeated Raja of Bhanpur at
Barodia Navvanagar, viii. 449 ; took
Rahatgarh, xi. 346 ; his campaign in
Sagar, xii. 103 ; destroyed fort of
Talbehat, xiii. 164.

Roshnabad, estate in Bengal, xii. 80.

Roshra. See Rusera.

Ross, Gen. Sir John, commanded divi-
sion at the battle of Kandahar (1S80),
vii. 397.

Ross, Col., completed Fort St. George,
Madras (1787), ix. 107.

Ross, Lieut., Assistant Political Agent,
Simla Hill States, built the first
cottage at Simla (1819), xii. 496.

Ross, Mr., his efforts to check the
mutiny at Nagpur, x. 169.

Rotas, historic hill fort in Punjab, xii.
80.

Rotasgarh. See Rohtasgarh.

Rotation of crops, vi. 403.

Roth's, Professor, ' Indische Medizin,
Karaka,' published in the Zeitschrift
der Dent sch en Morgenlandische7i
Gesellschaft for 1872, quoted, vi. no
(footnote).



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Roughsedge, Major, his restoration of

Jeth Singh to Sambalpur (181 7), xii.

"iSo ; his visit to settle Sarguja (1813),

xii. 267 ; his expedition against the

Kols of Singhbhum (1820), xii. 532.
Rouk-thwa. See Yauk-thwa.
Rowlatt, Col. E. A., his visit to the

Mishmi Hills (1845), ix - 4^3-
Roxburgh, his Coromandel Plants and

Flora Indica, referred to, ix. 81.
Rozi. Sec Rojhi.
Rubies, found in Badakshan, i. 407 ;

Upper Burma, iii. 211 ; Chanda, iii.

349 ; Kistna, viii. 226 ; Wairdgarh,

xiii. 513.
Rudauli, town and. pargand in Oudh, xii.

80, 81.
Rudra Himala, mountain peak in Garh-

wal, N.-W. Provinces, xii. 81.
Rudra Prayag, temple in Garhwal,

N.-W. Provinces, xii. 81.
Rudrapur, town in N.-W. Provinces, xii.

81.
Rudrapur, village in N.-W. Provinces,

xii. 81.
Rudra Singh, greatest of the Ahom

kings in Assam, i. 344 ; brought

Brahman colony into Assam, i. 355.
Rugs. See Blankets.
Ruined cities. See Cities, Ruined.
Ruins. See Antiquarian remains.
Rukn-ud-din, Emperor (1236), when

Governor of Budaun, built the Jama

Masjid there, iii. 117.
Rum, manufactured at Aska in Ganjam,

v. 7, 8 ; Rosa in Shahjahanpur, xii.

353-

Rumbold, Sir Thomas, Governor of
Madras (1778-80), ix. 67 ; dismissed
on account of his dealings with the
Raja of Vizianagram, xiii. 486, 500.

Rumpah. See Rampa.

Runang, pass in Himalayas, Punjab,
xii. 81, 82.

Run-za-lin. See Yun-za-lin.

Rupal, petty State and town in Bombay,
xii. 82.

Rupar, town and tahsil in Punjab, xii.
82, 83.

Rupbas, town in Rajputana, xii. 83.

Rupgarh, fort in Baroda, xii. S3.

Rupnagar, town in Udaipur State, Raj-
putana, xii. 83, 84.

Rupnagar, town in Kishangarh State,
Rajputana, xii. 84.

Rupnarayan, river of Bengal, xii. 84.

Rupnarayan Canal, in Bengal, xii. 84,
85.

Riipnath, village and temple in Assam,
xii. 85.

Rural population, article 'India,' vi.
46; proportion of urban to rural popu-
lation, 46 ; number and population of



villages and towns, Appendix II.

690.
Rurkha Kalan, town in Punjab, xii. 85.
Rurki, tahsil in Punjab, xii. 85.
Rurki, town and engineering college in

Punjab, xii. 85, 86.
Rusera, trading town in Bengal, xii. 86,

Rushikulya, river in Madras, xii. 87.

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