Republic was established around 51 years before the war of
Mahabarat.According to writers of "Bhavishya Puran; Ke
Agravansh" "Vanishanukirtnam" and "Uru Charitam"
Maharaja Agrasen ruled some 5000 years back over Agroha
around the time of Mahabharat.
belief is testified by the mention of the republican
Agrayan in a couplet shloka of the great epic
mahaBaart vana Pava-
was a Republican State consisting of 18 state units. The
residents of this states were known as Yodhya
Agraya .Some of the writings on the coins that have been
excavated from the site of ancient Agroha read as 'Yodhyanam
Bahu Dhanya Kanam','Yodhya Ganasya Jaya', 'Yodhyanam
Agroha republic was renowned for its bravery and prosperity.
However over the time it could not stand the foreign invasions
of Hunas, Greeks and Yavanas, who invaded the north India
disintegrating various kingdoms in Punjab. The disintegrated
Agroha led to the migration of the residents of Agroha to
other parts of the country viz Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh,
Punjab and Malwa, however they derieved a common name
Aggarwals ie. AGROHA-WALE.