Sant State

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Sant State
સંત
Princely State
1255–1948

Flag of Sant

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History
 -  Established 1255
 -  Accession to the Union of India 1948
Area
 -  1901 1,020 km2 (394 sq mi)
Population
 -  1901 39,956 
Density 39.2 /km2  (101.5 /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. 

Sant State, also known as Sant-Rampur State was one of the princely states of India during the period of the British Raj.

History[edit]

The state was founded in 1255 and had its capital in Santrampur. It was a 9 gun salute state belonging to the Rewa Kantha Agency of the Bombay Presidency.[1]

Its last ruler signed the accession to the Indian Union on 10 June 1948.[2]

Rulers[edit]

The rulers of Sant belonged to the Parmar dynasty. They were titled "Rana" from ca 1870 onward.[3]

  • .... - 1872 Bhawansinhji
  • 17 Apr 1873 - 10 Jan 1896 Pratapsinhji Bhawansinhji
  • 31 Aug 1896 - 22 Dec 1946 Zorawarsinhji Pratapsinhji (b. 1881 - d. 1946)
  • 22 Dec 1946 - 15 Aug 1947 Pravinsinhji Zorawarsinhji (b. 1907 - d. ....)

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References[edit]

Coordinates: 23°11′22″N 73°53′34″E / 23.18947°N 73.8928°E / 23.18947; 73.8928