The territory covered by the present district of Gonda formed part of the ancient
kingdom of Kosala . After the death of Rama he celebrated sovereign of the Solar
line , who ruled Kosala the kingdom was divided into two portion the northern and
southern the Ghaghara forming the boundary between the two .
The district was the part of Awadh province in reign of Mughals. At came in jurisdiction
of Behraich Sarkar when Akbar divided Awadh and make two separate administrative
centre Bahraich and Gorakhpur in Northern part of Ghaghra . See