Harsha


Harsha
(?-1101)
   Ruler of Kashmir belonging to the first Lohara dy-nasty who came to the throne in 1089. Harsha is remembered as a tyrant who imposed oppressive taxes. He is also reported to have de-stroyed temples in order to appropriate the wealth hidden there. His numerous acts of oppression and incest made him very unpopular. The outraged nobles attacked and killed him in 1101.

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