North-West Frontier States Agency

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The North-West Frontier States Agency was one of the colonial agencies of British India exercising indirect rule.

It comprised the Princely States associated with the North-West Frontier Province (now Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, in Pakistan).

Agencies included the Dir Swat and Chitral Agency and the Deputy Commissioner of Hazara acting as the Political Agent for Amb and Phulra.

Princely States[edit]

Then the only salute state was

  • Chitral, title Mehtar, enjoying a Hereditary salute of 11-guns

One then non-salute state would later outrank Chitral by presidential grant of a Hereditary salute of 15-guns in 1966 :

The rest remained non-salute states :