Bhajji State

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Bhajji State
भज्जी
Princely State
Late 18th century–1948
History
 -  Established Late 18th century
 -  Independence of India 1948
Area
 -  1901 248 km2 (96 sq mi)
Population
 -  1901 13,309 
Density 53.7 /km2  (139 /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. 

Bhajji State was a princely state in India during the period of the British Raj. Its capital was Suni. The former princely state is now part of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.

History[edit]

Bhajji state founded at an uncertain date before the 19th century. The state was occupied by Nepal from 1803 to 1815.[1] On 21 September 1815 it became a British protectorate.

In 1947, at the time of the Partition of India, Bhajji's ruler acceded to the newly independent Union of India.

Rulers[edit]

The rulers of Bhajji State belonged to the Pal dynasty of Rajputs and ruled with the title 'Rana'.[2]

Ranas[edit]

  • .... - .... Amrit Pal
  • .... - 1803 Rudrapal (1st time)
  • 1803 - 1815 occupied by Nepal
  • 1815 - 1842 Rudrapal (2nd time)
  • 1842 - 1875 Bahadur Singh
  • 1875 - 1913 Durga Singh
  • 9 May 1913 - 15 Aug 1947 Birpal Indra Singh (b. 1906)

References[edit]

Coordinates: 31°24′N 77°12′E / 31.400°N 77.200°E / 31.400; 77.200