ARCOT

ARCOT (Princely State)

 

 

AREA: xx km2 REVENUE: 300,00Rs ANNEXATION: 31st July 1801
STATE: Tamil Nadu DYNASTY: xx RELIGION: Muslim

 

 

PRESENT RULER:  HH Nawab MUHAMMED ABDUL ALI , 8th
Prince of Arcot since 1993 (Amir Mahal Palace) 

 

born 9th August 1951, Sherriff of Chennai (then Madras) for two terms, from 1984-1985
and again from 1988-1989. He is recognised by the Government as the First
Nobleman in the Muslim community of south India. He enjoys a rank equivalent
to that of state cabinet ministers and is officially recognised by the President
of India as the Prince of Arcot. He is the founder secretary-general of Harmony
India, (founded-1990) an association to promote communal amity, secularism and National
Integration. He is also a jury member of the National Foundation of Communal Harmony.
The Prince is a patron of music, art and literature and his hobbies include photography,
gardening and reading books, married HH Sayeeda Begum, and has issue, two sons.

  • Nawabzada Mohammed Asif Ali, Heir Apparent, married Nawabzadi Seema Ahmed.
  • Nawabzada Mohammed Naser Ali, married Nawabzadi Aasia Zainab.

 

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