Bhaisunda

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Bhaisunda State
भैसुंदा राज्य
Princely Estate (Jagir)
1812–1948

Flag of Bhaisunda

Flag

Location of Bhaisunda
Bhaisunda State in the Imperial Gazetteer of India
History
 •  Established 1812
 •  Independence of India 1948
Area
 •  1901 83 km2 (32 sq mi)
Population
 •  1901 4,168 
Density 50.2 /km2  (130.1 /sq mi)

Bhaisunda, also spelt 'Bhaisaunda', was a princely state in India during the British Raj.

History

Bhaisaunda state was founded in 1812 by the Kalinjar family. It was one of the Chaube Jagirs, which were part of the Bagelkhand Agency of British India.

Practically all the inhabitants of the Jagir were Hindu.[1] The capital was the village of Bhaisunda, located at 25° 18′ N, 80° 48′ E.. In 1948, one year after Indian independence, Bhaisunda was merged into the Indian state of Vindhya Pradesh.

Rulers

The rulers of Bhaisunda were titled 'Chaube' and from 1885, 'Rao Chaube'.[2] All the rulers of this state are Jujhautiya Brahmins.[3]

Chaubes

  • 1812 - 1829 Newal Kishor (d. 1829)
  • 1829 - 18.. Acharju Sing (b. c.1819 - d. ....)
  • 1829 - 1840 Zirat Prasad -Regent
  • 1840? - 10 Oct 1885 Tirath Prasad (b. 1822 - d. 1885)

Rao Chaubes

  • 10 Oct 1885 - 8 Jan 1916 Chhatarsal Prasad (b. 1877 - d. 1916)
  • 10 Oct 1885 - 1896 .... -Regent
  • 8 Jan 1916 - 4 Nov 1916 Bharat Prasad (b. 1884 - d. 1916)
  • 4 Nov 1916 - 1947 Govind Prasad (b. 1884 - d. af.1948)

See also

References

  1. ^ Great Britain India Office. The Imperial Gazetteer of India. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1908
  2. ^ Indian Princely States
  3. ^ http://members.iinet.net.au/~royalty/ips/b/bhaisaunda.html

Coordinates: 28°18′N 80°48′E / 28.300°N 80.800°E / 28.300; 80.800

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