The Pratiharas Medieval Indian History Study Notes for Kerala KAS UPSC Exam
After the death of Harsha – triangular contest for the control of the Ganga–Yamuna doab and the lands adjoining it.
- The Pratiharas (Jalore-Rajasthan)
- The Palas (Bengal)
- The Rashtrakutas (Deccan)
Pratiharas originated from Gurjarata or south-western Rajasthan
Ruled over western India and parts of northern India from mid-7th century to 11th century
Nagabhata I (730–760 CE) defeated the Arab army moving east of the Indus River
Bhoja or Mihira Bhoja (c. 836-885 CE) was the most well-known king of this dynasty
Bhoja was a devotee of Vishnu
After Bhoja, the military power of the Pratiharas declined
They suffered defeat after defeat under successive kings.