DEWAS Junior

 

DEWAS Junior (Princely State)


(15 gun salute)

 

AREA: 1,085 km2 PRIVY PURSE: 180,000Rs ACCESSION: 15th June 1948
STATE: Madhya Pradesh DYNASTY: Puar RELIGION: Hindu
POPULATION: 68,222 (1892)

 

Present Ruler: VACANT since
1965

 

Predecessors and Short History: The
state was founded
in 1728, when the two sons of Raja Kaloji received from Baji Rao Peshwa
the grant of the Dewas State in common. The Raja maintains a military
force of 79 cavalry, 166 infantry, and 6 guns, and is entitled to a
salute of 15 guns (in 1893). Rulers were….

  • Raja Kaloji, married and had issue.
    • Raja Tukojirao I Kaloji Puar, Raja of Dewas Senior (qv)
    • Raja Jivajirao I Kaloji Puar, Raja of Dewas Junior (qv)

    1. Raja JIVAJIRAO KALOJI PUAR,
      1st Raja of Dewas-Junior 1728/1774, died 15th August 1774.

 

    1. Raja SADASHIVRAO I PUAR,
      2nd Raja of Dewas-Junior 1774/1790, died 2nd December 1790.

 

    1. Raja RUKMANGADRAO PUAR,
      3rd Raja of Dewas-Junior 1790/1817

 

    1. Raja ANANDRAO PUAR,
      4th Raja of Dewas-Junior 1817/1840, he adopted his successor in 1837,
      married and had adoptive issue.

      • (A) Raja Haibatrao
        Anandrao Puar
        (qv)

 

    1. Raja HAIBATRAO ANANDRAO
      PUAR
      ,
      5th Raja of Dewas-Junior 1840/1864, married and had issue. He died 1864.

      • HH Raja Narayanrao Haibatrao [Dada Saheb] Puar (qv)

 

    1. HH Raja NARAYANRAO
      HAIBATRAO [DADA
      SAHEB] PUAR
      , 6th Raja of Dewas-Junior 1864/1892, born 20th
      December 1860,
      succeeded 8th August 1864 (#1),
      educated at Daly College, Indore, he rendered good service during the
      Mutiny, married and had adoptive issue. He
      died 19th January 1892.

      • (A) HH Maharaja Sir Malharrao [Baba Saheb] Puar
        (qv)

 

    1. HH Maharaja Sir MALHARRAO
      [BABA SAHEB] PUAR
      , 7th Maharaja of Dewas-Junior 1892/1934,
      Maharaja
      [cr.1918],
      K.C.S.I. [cr.1917], born 18th August 1877, adopted by his uncle in
      January 1892; educated at Daly College, Indore; succeeded 23rd May
      1892;
      formally invested with ruling powers in November 1897; he was granted
      the K.I.H. Gold Medal in June 1912; married (unequally) Shrimant
      Prabhavati
      Bai Saheba, and had issue, not in line of succession. He
      died
      4th February 1934.

      • Maharajkumar Martand Rao Puar, born 1919, died 1951 in
        Darjeeling.
      • Maharajkumari Shashiprabha (Wallia)

 

    1. HH Maharaja SADASHIVRAO II
      [KHASE SAHEB] PUAR
      , 8th Maharaja of Dewas-Junior 1934/1943, born
      1887, died
      2nd December 1943

 

  1. HH Maharaja Sir
    YESHWANTRAO [BHAU SAHEB] PUAR
    , 9th and last Maharaja of
    Dewas-Junior 1943/1965, born
    2nd March
    1905,
    married 1942, HH Maharani Menaka Devi, daughter of HH Maharaja Jitendra
    Narayan Bhup Bahadur of Cooch
    Behar, and his wife, HH Maharani Indira Devi, and had issue, two
    daughters. He died 1965.

    • Maharajkumari Udaya Raje Puar [Princess Pixie], born
      1950, married Raja
      Rudendra Bikram Singh of Payagpur.
    • Maharajkumari Durga Raje Puar

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