Jammu was originally the winter capital of Jammu and Kashmirball (princely state), British Rajball and was founded by Jambu Lochan, the Hindu king of the solar lineage. it originated as a fort, Bahu Fort, on the banks of the river Tawi. The name comes from the ancient Hindu myth the Mahabharata. Jammuball. was once part of Harrapan civilisationball, Mauryaball, Kushan Empireball, Kushanshahsball and Guptaball.