Mewar Residency

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Map of Rajputana Agency, showing Ajmer-Mewar, 1909

Mewar Residency was a residency of British India, during the British Raj, that was one of the three residencies of the Rajputana Agency; its headquarters were at Udaipur. It included the state of Mewar (Udaipur).[1]

The Western Rajputana States Agency, which included the states of Dungarpur, Partabgarh and Banswara,[2] was part of Mewar Residency until 1906, before it separated.

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  1. ^ Rajputana Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition, 1911.
  2. ^ Rajputana – Administration The Imperial Gazetteer of India, 1908, v. 21, p. 143.
  • Gazetteers of Mewar Residency, Published by International Documentation Centre, 1906.
  • Rajputana Gazetteers, Vol. II-A & Vol. II-B : The Mewar Residency/text and statistical tables compiled by K.D. Erskine. First published in 1908. 1992.
  • Later Mewar, by Ramavallabh Somani. Published by Shantidevi Somani, 1985.
  • Mewar Residency, by Rajputana (Agency), R.D. Erskine. Published by Vintage Books, 1996. ISBN 81-85326-54-1. Online at Digital Library of India

Public Domain This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. 

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