Charkhari State

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Charkhari State
चरखारी
Princely State of British India
1765–1950
Flag Coat of arms
Flag Coat of arms
Location of Charkhari
Charkhari Estate in the Imperial Gazetteer of India
History
 -  Established 1765
 -  Accession to the Union of India 1950
Area
 -  1901 2,279 km2 (880 sq mi)
Population
 -  1901 123,254 
Density 54.1 /km2  (140.1 /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. 
Flag of the Maharaja

Charkhari State, was one of the Princely states of India during the period of the British Raj.[1] On India’s independence, this Princely state acceded to India. Currently Charkhari town, the former state's capital, is a part of Uttar Pradesh state.

History[edit]

Charkhari State was founded in 1765 by Saurabh Singh Bundela, a Rajput of the Bundela clan, as an offshoot of Panna State. The last ruler of this Princely state signed the accession to the Indian Union on 1 January 1950.[2]

Rulers[edit]

In 1804, under Raja Bikramajit Singh (1782–1829) rule, the state became a British protectorate. [3]

Rajas[edit]

  • 1765 - 1782 Khuman Singh (b. ... - d. 1782)
  • 1782 - Nov 1829 Bikramajit Singh (b. ... - d. 1829)
  • 1829 - 1860 Ratan Singh
  • 1860 - 1880 Jai Singh Deo (b. ... - d. 1880)

Maharajas[edit]

  • 1880 - 6 Jul 1908 Malkhan Singh (b. 1872 - d. 1908)
  • 6 Jul 1908 - 1914 Jujhar Singh
  • 1914 - 5 Oct 1920 Ganga Singh
  • 1920 - 8 Nov 1941 Arimardan Singh (b. 1903 - d. 1941)
  • 8 Nov 1941 - 15 Aug 1947 Jagendra Singh (b. ... - d. 1977)

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Coordinates: 25°24′N 79°45′E / 25.4°N 79.75°E / 25.4; 79.75