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Narsinghgarh State

Narsinghgarh State
नर्सिन्घ्गढ़ रियासत
Princely State
1681–1948
Flag Coat of arms
Flag Coat of arms
Location of Narsinghgarh
Narsinghgarh State in the Imperial Gazetteer of India
History
 •  Established 1681
 •  Accession to the Union of India 1948
Area
 •  1948 1,920 km2 (741 sq mi)
Population
 •  1948 140,000 
Density 72.9 /km2  (188.9 /sq mi)
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Narsinghgarh fort, the official Residence of the rulers of the state until Raja Bhanu Prakash Singhji shifted to the Bhanu Niwas Palace in the town in 1962.

Narsinghgarh State[1] is a former princely state of the British Raj in India. It formed an enclave within Rajgarh State and was placed administratively under the Bhopal Agency subdivision of the Central India Agency. The state covered an area of 1920 km² and had a population of 38,052 in 1901.

The capital of state was town of the same name Narsinghgarh.[1]

History

The principality was founded in 1681 by a Hindu dynasty whose rulers belonged to the Kshatriya - Parmar clan of Rajputs and claimed descent from Umat, son of Raja Bhoj. The estate was earlier part of Rajgarh State, whose rulers also share same ancestry and from which it was carved as a new estate.[2] The state was a feudatory Jagir to the Holkar rulers of Indore State, but in 1872 Narsinghgarh estate recognized as a state.[3]

After Indian independence in 1947, the rulers of Narsingarh acceded to the Union of India, and the principality was incorporated into the new state of Madhya Bharat in 1948, which subsequently became Madhya Pradesh state on 1 November, 1956.

Dev Bhavan NarsinghgarhNARSINGHGARH - 465669Madhya Pradesh

Rulers

The rulers of Narsinghgarh State were styled 'Raja', and were entitled to an 11-gun salute.[4]

Rajas

  • 1872 - Mar 1873 Hanwant Singh (d. 1873)
  • 1873 - Apr 1890 Pratap Singh (d. 1890)
  • 28 Jun 1890 - 1896 Mahtab Singh (b. 1889 - d. 1896)
  • 1896 - 22 Apr 1924 Arjun Singh (b. 1887 - d. 1924) (from 3 Jun 1916, Sir Arjun Singh)
  • 23 Apr 1924 - 15 Aug 1947 Vikram Singh (b. 1909 - d. 1957) (from 1 Jan 1941, Sir Vikram Singh)

References

  1. ^ a b Imperial Gazzeteer of India 1911
  2. ^ Narsinghgarh
  3. ^ Princely States of India
  4. ^ Rajput Provinces of India - Narsinghgarh

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