Sailana State

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Sailana State
सैलाना
Princely State
1736–1948

Flag of Sailana

Flag

History
 -  Established 1736
 -  Independence of India 1948
Area
 -  1941 769 km2 (297 sq mi)
Population
 -  1941 35,000 
Density 45.5 /km2  (117.9 /sq mi)
Sailana (Princely State)

Sailana State was a princely state in India during the British Raj[1] with an area of 769 km². It belonged to the Malwa Agency, a part of Central India Agency. The state flag was a red triangle.

History[edit]

Sailana State was founded by Jai Singh, great-grandson of Ratan Singh, founder of Ratlam State in 1736. Initially his capital was at Raoti. He built Sailana city as his new capital in 1736.[1] On 5 January 1819 Shailana State became a British protectorate. Its last ruler signed the accession to the Indian Union on 15 June 1948.[2]

Rulers[edit]

The rulers of Sailana State were Rathore Rajputs.

Rajas[edit]

  • 1736 - 1757 Jai Singh (d. 1757)
  • 1757 - 1772 Jaswant Singh I (d. 1772)
  • 1772 - 1782 Ajab Singh (d. 1782)
  • 1782 - 1797 Mokham Singh (d. 1797)
  • 1797 - 1826 Lakshman Singh (d. 1826)
  • 1826 - 1827 Ratan Singh (d. 1827)
  • 1827 - 23 Aug 1841 Nahar Singh (d. 1841)
  • 23 Aug 1841 - 1850 Takhat Singh (d. 1850)
  • 1850 - 11 Oct 1895 Dule Singh (b. 1838 - d. 1895)
  • 1850 - 1857 .... -Administrator
  • 1857 - 1859 Rani Nath Kanwarji (f) -Regent (b. 1795 - d. 1885)
  • 11 Oct 1895 - 13 Jul 1919 Jashwant Singh II (b. 1864 - d. 1919) (from 26 Jun 1904, Sir Jashwant Singh II)
  • 14 Jul 1919 - 15 Aug 1947 Dhalip Singh (b. 1891 - d. 1961) (from 1 Jan 1936, Sir Dhalip Singh)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Imperial Gazetteer of India. Vol.21. Oxford: Clarendon Press. 1908. pp. 385–7. 
  2. ^ Princely States of India

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 23°28′N 74°55′E / 23.47°N 74.92°E / 23.47; 74.92