Who were the AHOMS?
Asked by bhaskar dutta, 08 Mar '08 01:01 pm
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The Ahoms were the ruler of present-day state of Assam. The ruled for around 600 years from 1228 to 1826. They were first known as Asam but after Britishers came into power in India, it was changed to AhomsAnswered by Anvin Raj, 11 Mar '08 11:25 am
The Ahoms established the Ahom kingdom (1228-1826) in parts of present-day Assam and ruled it for nearly 600 years. Historical documents do not call the kingdom "Ahom". They call it "Asam" (or Assam), and the subjects of this kingdom "Assamese" or "Axomiya". After the advent of the British, the meanings of these categories changed. "Ahom" as a term appears in the Buranjis to denote the collection of civil and military officers under the Ahom king, all of which were non-hereditary offices.Answered by sudesh, 08 Mar '08 01:02 pm
"Ahom" as a term denotes the collection of civil and military officers under the Ahom king, all of which were non-hereditary offices. The Tai Ahoms who came into Assam followed their traditional religion and spoke the Tai language. They were a very small group numerically and after the first generation, the group was a mixture of the Tai and the local population.Answered by Joseph Chacko, 08 Mar '08 01:10 pm