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Entrance of palace of Kuthar Princely State, Himachal Pradesh, India
Palace of erstwhile Princely State Kuthar, Himachal Pradesh, India

Kuthar was a princely state of the British Raj, located in modern-day Himachal Pradesh. It was one of the several states of the Punjab States Agency.

The state of Kuthar was founded in the 17th century. It was occupied by Nepali forces during drive of himalayas from 1803 to 1815. The rulers of the state used the title of 'Rana'.

Ranas of Kuthar[edit]

  • 1803 - Gopal Singh
  • 1815 - 1858 Bhup Singh
  • 1858 - 1896 Jai Chand
  • 1896 - 1930 Jagjit Chand
  • 1930 - 15 Aug 1947 Krishna Chand (b. 1905)


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Coordinates: 30°58′23″N 76°58′03″E / 30.9730°N 76.9676°E / 30.9730; 76.9676