Dimasa-Kacharis

Dimasa-Kacharis or Dimasas the earliest known rulers and settlers of northeastern state of Assam. They currently reside in the Dima Hasao, Karbi Anglong, Cachar, Hojai and Nagaon districts of central and southern Assam as well as in several parts of Nagaland. They are claimed to be earliest inhabitants of Brahmaputra Valley.
The Dimasa kings, who were believed to be the descendants of the rulers of the ancient Kamarupa kingdom, reigned large parts of Assam along the south bank of River Brahmaputra between 13th and 16th centuries. The earliest known capital was in Nagaland, called Dimapur. It later shifted to Maibang in North Cachar Hills.

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