Athgarh

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Athgarh State
ଆଠଗଡ
Princely State
1178–1949
Location of Athgarh
Atgarh State in the Imperial Gazetteer of India
History
 -  Established 1178
 -  Accession to the Union of India 1949
Area
 -  1931 435.12 km2 (168 sq mi)
Population
 -  1931 42,351 
Density 97.3 /km2  (252.1 /sq mi)
Public Domain This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. 

Athgarh (ଆଠଗଡ) was one of the princely states of India during the period of the British Raj. The state was founded by Sri Karan Niladri Bebarta Patnaik of the Karan caste in 1178 and had its capital in Athgarh (Athagad) town. Its last ruler signed the accession to the Indian Union on 1 January 1950.[1] It was made part of Cuttack district of Orissa in 1949.

History[edit]

The Rajguru of Athgarh lived near Gada (Rani Mahal).

Rulers of Athgarh[edit]

  • 1681 - 1709 Karan Narayana Bawarta Patnaik
  • 1709 - 1741 Karan Rama Krishna Bawarta Patnaik
  • 1741 - 1771 Karan Debia Singh Bawarta Patnaik
  • 1771 - 1821 Karan Gopinath Bawarta Patnaik
  • 1821 - 1825 Karan Krishna Chandra Bawarta Patnaik
  • 1825 - 1837 Karan Rama Chandra Bawarta
  • 1837 - 1862 Karan Bhubaneswar Bawarta Patnaik
  • 1862 - 1869 Karan Jagunath Bawarta Patnaik II (d. 1869)
  • 1869 - 1893 Karan Bhagirathi Bawarta Patnaik (b. c.1844 - d. 1893)
  • 1893 - 25 Jan 1896 Karan Raghunath Bawarta Patnaik (b. 1865 - d. 1896)
  • 25 Jan 1896 - 22 Jun 1918 Karan Vishvanath Bawarta Patnaik (b. 1885 - d. 1918)
  • 25 Jan 1896 - 1908 .... -Regent
  • 22 Jun 1918 - 15 Aug 1947 Karan Radhanath Bawarta Patnaik (b. 1909 - d. ....)
  • 22 Jun 1918 - 5 Sep 1932 .... -Regent[2]

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Coordinates: 20°32′N 85°37′E / 20.53°N 85.62°E / 20.53; 85.62