DEWAS Senior

DEWAS Senior (Princely State)


(15 gun salute)

 

AREA: 1,163 km2 PRIVY PURSE: 145,000Rs ACCESSION: 15th June 1948
STATE: Madhya Pradesh DYNASTY: Puar RELIGION: Hindu
POPULATION: 73,940 (1892)

 

PRESENT RULER: HH Maharaja Puar
TUKOJIRAO
IV KRISHNAJIRAO PUAR
, 9th Maharaja of Dewas-Senior since 1999. (Anand
Bhawan
Palace, Dewas, India)

 

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 70 cavalry, 594 infantry, and 14 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)

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