Jaipur: Gujjars of Rajasthan have threatened to stop the screening of Akshay Kumar starrer Bollywood film Prithviraj. If the film continues to use the word Rajput for Prithviraj Chauhan. The community claimed that Prithviraj belonged to the Gurjar community and was not a Rajput. However, the leaders of the Rajput community strongly rejected his claim, saying that the Gurjars were initially Gauchars, who later transformed into Gurjars and then Gurjars. They originally come from Gujarat and hence got this name. Claimed Vijendra Singh Shaktawat, national spokesperson of Rajput Karni Sena. He said that it is a word related to place and not a word related to caste. Two days ago, members of the Gujjar community had protested in Ajmer and threatened that the screening of the film would be stopped if Prithviraj Chauhan was not shown as a Gurjar king. ( Prithviraj in trouble)
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Rajputs never existed before 13th century
Gurjar leader Himmat Singh said that Prithviraj Movie is based on Prithviraj Raso written by Chand Bardai and it was shown in the teaser of Prithviraj movie. After studying the inscriptions available in history, researchers have assumed that Chand Bardai It is written that this was after the reign of Prithviraj Chauhan about 400 years ago. In the 16th century, the Raso epic was written which is fictional. The epic is written by Chand Bardai in Pringle language which is a mixture of Bajra and Rajasthani language. Himmat Singh said that during the reign of Gurjar emperor Prithviraj Chauhan, Sanskrit language was used, but not Pringle language, which the poet has used. These are historical proofs that Rajputs never existed before 13th century, we have proved this from historical facts and it is accepted by the people of present Rajput caste and hence they claimed themselves to be Kshatriyas or not. as Rajputs. In fact, even after the unveiling of the statue of Gurjar emperor Mihir Bhoj in Dadri and Gwalior, the Rajputs presented their caste as Kshatriya in the Madhya Pradesh High Court during a dispute.
Rajput is a title, not a caste (Prithviraj in trouble)
The controversy over the film is because the word Rajput was used at the time of Chand Bardai and not during the reign of Prithviraj Chauhan. He said that Prithviraj Chauhan’s father Someshwar belongs to the Gurjar caste, and therefore the son himself must be a Gurjar. Shaktiwat said that it is true that Rajput is a title, not a caste. But then it is also a fact that Rajputs are symbols of people who are attached to the land, which means sons of the soil who are ready to sacrifice their lives for the sake of their land. It is true that the word Rajput is not mentioned in the 13th century, Lord Rama was a Kshatriya but he was never known as a Rajput. Rajput is a title which means son of a king, a legacy that continues among the royals where kings get the title. He said that Someshwar was the king of Gurjarland which was part of present-day Gujarat and Rajasthan and hence he was called Gurjaradipati or Gurjardhir which connected South Rajasthan and Gujarat. He claimed that all the claims of the Gurjar clan are baseless. ( Prithviraj in trouble)