LAS BELA

 

LAS BELA (Princely State)

(15 Gun Salute)

 

AREA: 18,471.88 km2 PRIVY PURSE: xx ACCESSION: 14th October 1955
STATE: Pakistan
(Baluchistan)
DYNASTY: Jamot (Kathuria
segment)
RELIGION: Muslim
POPULATION: 63,008
(1931)

 

PRESENT RULER: HH Mir MUHAMMAD
YUSUF KHAN
, The Amir and Jam of Las Bela since 1988.

 

born 1954.

 

PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY:
The predecessor state was founded
in 1333 by Jam Umar Khan, it was followed by the Kathuria Dynasty
around 1742 and was merged into Pakistan on 17th March 1948. The Jam
maintains a military force of 33 cavalry, 276 infantry and 4 guns (as
of 1892). Rulers
were…

  • Mir IZZAT KHAN I,
    Jam Saheb of Las Bela -/1742
  • Sahiba Bibi Chaguli,
    Rani of Las Bela in 1742
  • Jam Saheb ALI KHAN I,
    Jam Saheb of Las Bela 1742/1765
  • Jam Saheb GHULAM SHAH,
    Jam Saheb of Las Bela 1765/1776 or
    1766
  • Jam Saheb MIR KHAN I,
    Jam Saheb of Las Bela 1776/1818
  • Jam Saheb ALI KHAN II,
    Jam Saheb of Las Bela 1818/1830
  • Jam Saheb MIR KHAN II,
    Jam Saheb of Las Bela 1830/1871
    (deposed) and 1877/1888, died 1888.
  • Mir Haji Jam Sahev Sir ALI
    KHAN III
    K.C.I.E., Jam Saheb of Las Bela
    1871/1877
    and
    1888/1896, born 1849,
    he succeeded to the gadi on
    21st January 1889 (#1),
    he was created a Companion of the Most Eminent Order of the Indian
    Empire (C.I.E.) on 1st January 1878 and elevated to a Knight Commander
    of the Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire (K.C.I.E.) on 2nd
    January 1893, he is entitled to a salute of 9 guns as a personal
    distinction. He died in January 1896.
  • Mir JAMAL KHAN
    C.I.E., Jam Saheb of Las Bela 1896/1921
    (abdicated), born 1874, he was created a Companion of the Most Eminent
    Order of the Indian Empire (C.I.E.), married
    (div. 1920), the daughter of Mir Wali Mohammed Khan
    Mengal, and
    had issue. He died 1921.

    • Mir Ghulam Muhammed Khab (qv)
  • Mir GHULAM MUHAMMED KHAN,
    Jam Saheb of Las Bela 1921/1937,
    born December
    1895 and succeeded
    March 1921. He died 1937.
  • HH Mir GHULAM QADER KHAN,
    Jam Saheb of Las Bela 1937/1988,
    born 1920,
    served as Chief Minister
    of Baluchistan 1973/1974 and 1985/1988. He died (29th May?) 1988.
  • HH Mir MUHAMMAD YUSUF KHAN,
    Jam Saheb of Las Bela (see above)

 

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