BANKA PAHARI

BANKA PAHARI (Princely State)

AREA: 13 km2 PRIVY PURSE: 520,000 ACCESSION: 1st January 1950
STATE: Madhya Pradesh DYNASTY: Bundela RELIGION: Hindu
VILLAGE: 1 POPULATION: 1,056 (1901) REVENUE: 4,000Rs

 

PRESENT RULER:

 

PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: 
Diwan
Rai Singh of Baragaon near Jhansi, (a descendant of Bir Singh Deo of
Orchha),
had 8 sons who were granted Jagirs, including Dhurwai, Bijna, and Tori.
Umed Singh, the 8th and youngest son received Banka Pahari. The state
originally
held five villages, but four were lost during the Marathi invasion.
Rulers
were …..

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