Jobat State

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Jobat State
जोबत
Princely State
15th century–1948
History
 -  Established 15th century
 -  Accession to the Union of India 1948
Area
 -  1901 339 km2 (131 sq mi)
Population
 -  1901 9,443 
Density 27.9 /km2  (72.1 /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. 

Jobat State[1] was a princely state in India during the British Raj. It was placed administratively under the Bhopawar Agency subdivision of the Central India Agency. The state covered an area of 339 square kilometres and had a population of 9.443 in 1901.

History[edit]

The principality was founded in the 15th century by a scion of the Alirajpur State ruling family belonging to the Rathore dynasty of Rajputs.[2] After Indian independence in 1948, the rulers of Jobat acceded to the Union of Indiaon 15 June 1948.[3] The principality was incorporated into the new state of Madhya Bharat, which subsequently became Madhya Pradesh state on November 1, 1956.

Rulers[edit]

Jobat State's Hindu rulers were styled 'Rana', and the succession was in the female line.[4]

Ranas[edit]

  • ... - 18.. Sabal Singh
  • 1864 - 1874 Ranjit Singh
  • 1874 - 1897 Sarup Singh
  • 1897 - Mar 1916 Indrajit Singh
  • 18 Jun 1917 - 15 Aug 1947 Bhim Singh (b. 1915)

References[edit]

Coordinates: 22°25′N 74°34′E / 22.42°N 74.57°E / 22.42; 74.57