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Valkha means something in the history of ancient India. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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The city of Valkha is mentioned in Indore Plate of Svāmidāsa, as well as in the Indore Plate of Bhuluṇḍa and in Sirpur Plate of Rudradāsa. As suggested by R.B.K.N. Dikshit, it may be identical with Bahal in the Chalisgaon taluq in East Khandesh district, Maharashtra State. According to Dr. Mirashi, however, Valkha is same as Vaghli, about six miles north-east of Chalisgoan in East Khandesh district, on the Bombay-Bhusaval line. Vaghli is an old place containing three ancient temples and some old Sanskrit inscriptions. One of these inscriptions describes Vaghli as the capitalof a feudatory royal family which originally hailed from Valabhī.

Source: archive.org: Geography in Ancient Indian inscriptions
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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