BELHA

     

     

    BELHA (Saranjam)

     

     

     

    VILLAGES: xx REVENUE: xx ACCESSION: xx
    STATE: xx DYNASTY: xx RELIGION: Muslim

     

    PRESENT RULER:  Nawab MIR
    USMAN ALAM
    KHAN Bahadur, Nawab of Belha and head of the senior branch of the Nawab
    of Surat’s family, since 28th August 1989. (Nawab’s
    Palace,
    Surat 395 003, India)

     

    born 22nd January 1935, educated at St. Xavier’s College,
    Bombay (Bachelor
    of Arts) and at Siddharth College, Bombay (Bachelor of Commerce),
    married
    30th June 1968 in Hyderabad, Kulsum Begum Sahiba, Begum of Belha, and
    has
    issue.

    • Nawabzada Mir Maqbool Alam Khan Bahadur [Prince Mickey], Waliad Nawab.
    • Nawabzadi Fatima Begum [Princess Tammy] (Mrs. Bucktiyar
      Quadry)
    • Nawabzadi Zehra Batul Begum [Princess Zara]

     

    PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: 
    It was founded through military means and direct conquest by Nawab
    Maqbool
    Alam Khan Bahadur, a mansabdar under Emperor Aurangzeb. After the
    Mughal
    Empire’s collapse, the Belha Nawabs declared themselves independent and
    fought alongside the Peshwa rulers of Poona against the British in the
    early 19th century, but they lost and paid the price, being reduced in
    status to that of an estate. Rulers were…

      • Nawab MAQBOOL ALAM KHAN -/1743, originally the Nawab of
        Junner (of
        which
        Belha was then part), and first Nawab of Belha.

     

      • Nawab MIR MAHMUD ALAM KHAN Bahadur 1743/-, ruled jointly
        with his brother.

     

      • ……

     

      • Nawab MIR ABDUL HUSSAIN ALAM KHAN Bahadur

     

    • Nawab MIR MAHMD ALAM KHAN Bahadur, married and had issue.
      • Nawab MIR SAEED ALAM KHAN Bahadur
        (qv)
    • Nawab MIR SAEED ALAM KHAN Bahadur,
      married Musammatpanah Zia-ul-Nissa Ladli Begum Sahiba, daughter of
      Darbar Shri Mir Jafur Ali
      Khan of Kamadhia, and had issue.

      • Nawab MIR ABDUL RASOOL ALAM KHAN Bahadur (qv)
    • Nawab MIR ABDUL RASOOL ALAM KHAN Bahadur -/1921, married
      and had issue.
      He died 1929

      • Nawab MIR MASUD ALAM KHAN Bahadur
        (qv)
      • Nawabzada Mir Saeed Alam Khan
    • Nawab MIR MASUD ALAM KHAN Bahadur
      1921/1943, C.I.E.
      [cr.1926], Nawab of Belha and head of the senior branch of the
      Nawab
      of Surat’s family, married Mahmudannissa
      Begum
      Sahiba of Belha, and had issue. He died 1943.

      • Nawab MIR SULTAN ALAM KHAN
        Bahadur
        (qv)
      • Nawabzadi Shahzadi Begum (Begum Mohammed Sadiq of Mangrol)
      • Nawabzadi Hussain Jehan Begum
      • Nawabzadi Zia-ul-nissa Ladli Begum, married Darbar Shri
        Mir Kutbuddin
        of Kamadhia.
    • Nawab MIR SULTAN ALAM KHAN Bahadur
      1943/1989, married Nawabzadi
      Saida Bano Begum of Loharu, and had issue. He died 28th August 1989.

      • Nawab MIR USMAN ALAM KHAN Bahadur (qv)
    • Nawab MIR USMAN ALAM KHAN Bahadur (see above)

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