The history of Kutch is very old. Traces of the Indus valley civilization (3000 to 1500 B.C.) have been discovered at Dholavira Ė Kutch. When Alexandra the Great reached these parts in 325 BC Rann was not an arm of the sea. The eastern branch of the Indus emptied itself into the Rann which made it into a fresh water lake.
Mauryan empire broke of the Gujrat Kutch and Sindh passed under the
rules of Greeks from Bactria in 140-120 BC. Bactrian rule over Gujrat,
Kathiawad and Kutch was ended by Sakas in the 1st Century
and ruled upto the 3rd century. After that Samudragupta attacked
the Sakas and ended their rule.
the end of the seventh century the Arabs conquered Sindh.
After the death of Lakho Ghuraro his eldest son Unnad succeeded, but Unnadís step brother Mod and Manai plotted against him and killed him. Later on Mod and Manai conspired to kill their uncle Vagam Chavda and declared themselves the kings of the area. That time Patgadh was under the rule of seven brothers of the Sandh tribe "Seven Sandhs", who threatened to avenge the murder of Vagam. Later on Mod and Manai killed the seven sandhs and became the masters of the city and of its dependant territories.
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