Sitamau State

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Sitamau State
सीतामऊ
Princely State
1701–1948

Flag of Sitamau

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History
 -  Established 1701
 -  Accession to the Indian Union 1948
Area
 -  1901 523 km2 (202 sq mi)
Population
 -  1901 986,582 
Density 1,886.4 /km2  (4,885.7 /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. 

Sitamau State [1] was a princely state of the British Raj before 1947. Its capital was in Sitamau town, Mandsaur district, Madhya Pradesh. The total area of the state was 523 square kilometres.[2]

History[edit]

Sitamau State was founded in 1701. On 5 Jan 1819 it became a British protectorate.[3] Sitamau State belonged to Malwa Agency and was an 11-gun salute state.

Rulers[edit]

The state was ruled by the Rathore dynasty of Rajputs. The last ruler of Sitamau State signed the accession to the Indian Union on 15th June 1948.

Rajas[edit]

  • 1701 - 1748 Kesho Das
  • 1748 - 1752 Gaj Singh
  • 1752 - 1802 Fateh Singh
  • 1802 - 1867 Raj Ram Singh I (d. 1867)
  • 1867 - 28 May 1885 Bhawani Singh (b. 1836 - d. 1885)
  • 8 Dec 1885 - 1899 Bahadur Singh
  • 1899 - 9 May 1900 Shardul Singh
  • 11 May 1900 - 15 Aug 1947 Raj Ram Singh II (b. 1880 - d. 1967) (from 11 Dec 1911, Sir Raj Ram Singh II)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 23, p. 51.
  2. ^ "Sitamau (Princely state)". Indian Princely States website. Retrieved 2007-03-20. 
  3. ^ Indian Princely States

Coordinates: 20°01′N 75°21′E / 20.02°N 75.35°E / 20.02; 75.35