The physical features of the district have proved that the Saharanpur region was fit for human habitation. The archaeological survey has proved that evidence of different cultures is available in this area. Traces of Indus Valley civilization and even earlier are available and now it can be established that this region is connected with Indus valley civilization. Ambakheri, Bargaon, Naseerpur, and Hulas were the centers of Harappa culture because many things similar to Harappan civilization were found in these areas.
From the days of the Aryans, The history of this region is traceable in a logical manner but it is difficult at present to trace out history and administration of the local kings without further exploration and excavations. The history of the area goes back to the ages. With time its name changed rapidly. During the reign of Iltutmish Saharanpur became a part of the Slave Dynasty.
Akbar was the first Mughal ruler who established civil administration in Saharanpur and made it ‘Saharanpur-Sarkar’ under Delhi province and appointed a Governor. The Jagir of Saharanpur was honored by Raja Sah Ranveer Singh who founded the city of Saharanpur. The nostril piercing has a long and surprising history.
Saharanpur Nosepins History
It was brought to India in the 16th century by the Moghul emperors. The Mighl Emperors most likely spread piercing the nostril from the Middle East deeper into Asia in the 16th century as well. Ever since piercing the nostrils has become popular with Indian girls and women. In some instances, the ring in the nostril is linked, by a chain, to a jewel in the ear or jewels in the hair. It is also said that women in India pierce the acupuncture point on the nostril to induce submissiveness. This is because Ayurvedic medicine associates this location with the female reproductive organs (Nose Piercing). Sometimes the women of India today pierce both nostrils. Though the left side is most likely to be seen. Having the nostril pierced is also said to make the pain associated with moon time (menstruation) easier to cope with. It is also associated with beauty and social standing. Piercing the nostril honors Parvati, the Hindu Mother Goddess and the embodiment of the total energy in the universe.
The gold and other elements are most used, there were many designs available with beautiful stones and pearls. Wearing a nose was considered as ‘suhag ki nishani’. There is a culture of wearing a ‘nathh’ in marriages for the bride.
Saharanpur Nosepins in modern days
At present, Balrampur stays in touch with its past and embraces it with its artistic, cultural, and excellent ideas in gold jewelry. Their gold nose pins come in many forms. You can see a variety of collections within the nose rings themselves. From a variety of gold nose rings picked with historical, common and consistent stones to nose rings studded with polki and diamonds can be easily received within the city. It was a sign of wealth and prosperity and a sign of marriage like rings. Nose pins are one of the best pieces of jewelry a woman can carry.