Mahlog

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Mahlog State
माहिलोग
Princely State
Late 16th century–1948
History
 -  Established Late 16th century
 -  Independence of India 1948
Area
 -  1901 127 km2 (49 sq mi)
Population
 -  1901 8,968 
Density 70.6 /km2  (182.9 /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. 

Mahlog, Mehlog or Mailog was a princely state of India during the period of the British Raj. In 1940 it had a population of 8,631 and an area of 49 square miles (130 km2). The capital city was Patta.[1]

On 15 April 1948 Mahlog acceded to the Indian Union. Later it was merged into the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.

History[edit]

The state of Mahlog was founded before the 17th century. It was subject to Bilaspur State during the late 18th century. from 1803 to 1815 it was occupied by the Gurkhas of Nepal. After the occupation ended it became a British protectorate.[2]

Rulers[edit]

Mahlog State was ruled by Rajputs of the Suryavanshi dynasty. The rulers of the state bore the title 'Thakur'.[3]

Thakurs[edit]

  • .... - 1801 Nahar Chand (d. 1801)
  • 1801 - 1803 Sansar Chand (1st time) (d. 1849)
  • 1803 - 1815 occupied by Nepal
  • 1815 - 1849 Sansar Chand (2nd time) (s.a.)
  • 1849 - 1880 Dhalip Chand (b. 1829 - d. 1880)
  • 16 May 1880 - 16 Sep 1902 Raghunath Chand (b. 1861/66 - d. 1902) (personal style Rana)
  • 1902 - 16 Dec 1934 Durga Chand (b. 1898 - d. 1934)
  • 16 Dec 1934 - 15 Aug 1947 Narindar Chand (b. 1921 - d. 2011)
  • 16 Dec 1934 - 1942 .... -Regent

References[edit]

  1. ^ Columbia-Lippincott Gazeteer, p. 1122.
  2. ^ Princely states of India
  3. ^ Mahilog (Princely State)

Coordinates: 31°11′N 76°34′E / 31.183°N 76.567°E / 31.183; 76.567