|Princely State of British India|
Charkhari State is a town in Mahoba district of Uttar Pradesh state, India.
Charkhari is located at 25.4°N 79.75°E. It has an average elevation of 184 metres (603 feet). Charkhari is also known as the 'Kashmir of Bundelkhand'. The town is surrounded by many lakes.
Main article: Charkhari State Charkhari State was one of the Princely states of India during the period of the British Raj. The state was founded in 1765 by Bijai Bahadur, a Rajput of Bundela clan. On India’s independence, this Princely state was acceded to India.
As of 2001 India census, Charkhari had a population of 23,823. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Charkhari has an average literacy rate of 58%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 68% and female literacy of 47%. 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Charkhari State India heritage hub India heritage hub "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. External links
Charkhari State Heritage Society
state in the Imperial Gazetteer of India
|•||Accession to the Union of India||1950|
|•||1901||2,279 km2 (880 sq mi)|
|Density||54.1 /km2 (140.1 /sq mi)|
|This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Charkhari". Encyclopædia Britannica. 5 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 891.|
Charkhari State, was one of the Princely states of India during the period of the British Raj. On India’s independence, this Princely state acceded to India. Currently Charkhari town, the former state's capital, is a part of Uttar Pradesh state.
Charkhari State was founded in 1765 by Saurabh Singh Bundela, a Rajput of the Bundela clan, as an offshoot of Panna State. The last ruler of this Princely state signed the accession to the Indian Union on 1 January 1950.
- 1765 - 1782 Khuman Singh (b. ... - d. 1782)
- 1782 - Nov 1829 Bikramajit Singh (b. ... - d. 1829)
- 1829 - 1860 Ratan Singh
- 1860 - 1880 Jai Singh Deo (b. ... - d. 1880)
- 1880 - 6 Jul 1908 Malkhan Singh (b. 1872 - d. 1908)
- 6 Jul 1908 - 1914 Jujhar Singh
- 1914 - 5 Oct 1920 Ganga Singh
- 1920 - 8 Nov 1941 Arimardan Singh (b. 1903 - d. 1941)
- 8 Nov 1941 - 15 Aug 1947 Jayendra Singh (b. ... - d. 1977)
- Present Ruler : Jayant Singh Judeo
- Bundelkhand Agency
- Political integration of India
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