Frequently Asked Assam GK for APSC Prelims | Ahom Kingdom

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Most frequently asked Assam GK for APSC Prelims. Also, important for other state government examination, including APSC.

Assam GK for APSC Prelims

Sukaphaa

  • Ahom Kingdom was established by Sukaphaa a Tie Prince from Mong Mao China.
  • Entered Assam through Patkai river Pass in 1228 AD.
  • Established the first capital at Charaideo in 1253 AD.
  • Created the posts Borgohain and Buragohain.
  • Died in 1268 AD.

Sudangpha

  • was known as BamuniKonwarbecause of his upbringing in a Brahmin family.
  • Introduced Singarigharatutha Ceremony (coronation ceremony) of Ahom Kings.

Suhungmung

  • Assumed the Hindu name Swarganarayan.
  • Known as Dihingia Raja, because he shifted the capital to Bokota near Dihing River.
  • He created the post Borpatragohain.
  • First ever census was started during Suhungmung’s reign

Suklenmung

  • Was known as Gorgoyaan Raja, because he shifted the capital to Gargaon from Bokota.
  • Gargaon Pukhuri and Naga Ali was constructed during his reign.

Sukhampha

  • Sukhampha was known as Khora Raja or Lame Raja.

Susengphaa

  • Took the name Pratap Singha
  • He created the posts Barbarua and Barphukan.
  • First Barbarua: Momai Tamuli Barbarua.
  • He introduced Pyke System, under this system people were divided into groups of 1000, 100, 20  and over each group officials  Hazarika, Saikia and Bora were elected.
  • Was known as Burha Raja(Old King) and Buddhi Swarganarayan.
  • Rohiyal Barua, Jagiyal Barua, Kajalimukhiya Gohain was also introduced by him.

Sutyinphaa

  • Sutyinphaa was known as Nariya Raja.

Sutamla

  • Took the Hindu name Jayadhvaj Singha.
  • Also known as Bhaganiya Raja.
  • During his reign, in 1662 Mir Jumla attacked Assam and occupied Gargaon.
  • The Battle of Saraighat took place in 1671 between Ahoms and Mughals(Mughal was led by Raja Ramsingh and Ahomwas led by Lachit Barphukan). The Mughal was decisively defeated by Ahom.

Sulikpha

• Known as Lora Raja.
• Took the Hindu name Ratnadhvaj singha.

Supatpha

• Hindu name : Gadadhar Singha
• Known as Gadapani.
• Laluk Sola Barphukan wanted to kill him but he was saved by his wife Joymati.
• Itakhulir Rann was fought against Mughal during his reign.
• Built Umananda Temple and constructed Dhodar Ali.
• Belonged to Tungkhungia Clan.

Sukhrumphaa

• Hindu name: Rudra Singha
• Dug Jayasagar tank in honour of the memory of his mother Joymoti.
• Jayasagar Tank is the India’s largest man-made tank covering an area of 318 acres.
• Built Joydoul and Namdang Stone Bridge.
• Official positions like Khaund, Kotoki, Bairagi, Doloi and kakoti were created by him
• First Ahom king, who allowed to performed Bihu in the courtyard of Rang Ghar and gave the festival Royal Patronage.

Sutanphaa

• Hindu name : Siva Singha.
• Krishnaram Bhattacharya and his descendants was known as Parbatiya Gohain.
• Installed his queen Phuleswari on throne, who assumed the name Pramateswari as Bor Raja or Chief King.
• His second wife Draupadi or Deopadi made next Bor Raja with the name Ambika.
• Bor Raja Ambika constructed the Shiva Doul.
• Gaurisagar tank and Sivasagar tank were dug at the instruction of Bor Raja Phuleswari and ambika respectively

Sunenpha

• Ahom name: Pramatta Singha
• Constructed SinghaDuar(main gate) at Gargaon and Sukleswar and Rudreswar temple at Guwahati.
• Rang Ghar was rebuilt by Pramatta Singha, originally it was built by Rudra Singha with bamboo and wood.

Suramphaa

• Ahom name: Rajeswar Singha
• Lata Kata Rann was took place during his reign.
• Constructed Basistha Ashram, Navagraha mandir, Monikarneswar mandir, Chitrachal Mandir.

  • Last Ahom King: Purandar Singh

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