Princely state
A princely state (also called native state (legally) or Indian state) was a nominally sovereign entity of India during the British Raj that was not directly governed by the British, but rather by a lo...
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Pradhanmantri - Episode 1 - Integration of 565 Princely States with India
The first episode of Pradhanmantri chronicles the tale of Indian independence when along with India and Pakistan, 565 princely states also gained independence from the British Raj. For more info log ...
Political integration of India
At the time of Indian independence in 1947, India was divided into two sets of territories, the first being the territories under the control of the British Empire, and the second being the territorie...
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Awadh
Awadh (Awadhi, Hindi: अवध, Urdu: اودھ‎  pronunciation ), known in British historical texts as Oudh or Oude, all derived from Ayodhya, is a region in the centre of the modern In...
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Baroda State
Baroda State was a princely state in present-day Gujarat, ruled by the Gaekwad dynasty of the Maratha Confederacy from its formation in 1721 until 1949 when it acceded to the newly formed Union of Ind...
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Bhavnagar
Bhavnagar  pronunciation  was founded in 1724 by Bhavsinhji Gohil (1703–1764). It was the capital of Bhavnagar State, which was a princely state before it was merged into the Indian Union i...
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Hyderabad State
Hyderābād State  pronunciation  was an Indian princely state located in the south-central region of India, and was ruled, from 1724 until 1948, by a hereditary Nizam. The capital city was Hy...
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Jodhpur
Jodhpur (Hindi: जोधपुर) (/ˈdʒɒdpʊər/   ) is the second largest city in the Indian state of Rajasthan. After its population crossed a million, it has been declared as the second "Metropolitan...
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Junagadh
Junagadh  pronunciation  (Gujarati: જુનાગઢ) is the headquarters of Junagadh district in the Indian state of Gujarat. The city is the 7th largest in Gujarat, in western India, located at ...
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Kapurthala
Kapurthala (Punjabi: ਕਪੂਰਥਲਾ) is a city in Punjab state of India. It is the administrative headquarters of Kapurthala District. It was the capital of the Kapurthala State, a princely state in Brit...
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Kingdom of Cochin
Kingdom of Cochin (also known as Perumpadappu Swaroopam, Mada-rajyam, Gosree Rajyam, or Kuru Swaroopam; Malayalam: കൊച്ചി Kocci or പെരുമ്പടപ്പ്‌ Perumpaṭappu) was a late medieval Hindu kingdom and lat...
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Kingdom of Mysore
The Kingdom of Mysore was a kingdom of southern India, traditionally believed to have been founded in 1399 in the vicinity of the modern city of Mysore. The kingdom, which was ruled by the Wodeyar fa...
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Kingdom of Travancore
The Kingdom of Travancore (/ˈtrævəŋkɔər/; [t̪iɾuʋit̪aːmkuːr]) was an Indian kingdom from 1729 to 1949. It was ruled by the Travancore Royal Family from Padmanabhapuram, and later Thiruvananth...
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Mewar
Mewar/Mewad (मेवाड़), is a region of south-central Rajasthan state in western India. It includes the present-day districts of Bhilwara, Chittorgarh, Rajsamand, Udaipur and some parts of Gujarat and Ma...
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Pudukkottai state
Pudukkottai (Tamil: புதுக்கோட்டை சமஸ்தானம் Pūdūcōtai samasthānam) was a princely state in the Madras Presidency, British India which existed from 1680 to 1948. From 1800 to 1923, it was one of the...
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Varanasi
Varanasi ([ʋaːˈraːɳəsi]), also known as, Benares, Banaras (Banāras [bəˈnaːrəs]) or Kashi (Kāśī [ˈkaːʃi]), is an Indian city on the banks of the Ganga in Uttar Pradesh, 320 kilometres (200 mi) s...
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Sandur (princely state)
Sandur State (Kannada: ಸಂಡೂರು ಸಂಸ್ಥಾನ) was a princely state of India during the British Raj, part of the Madras States Agency. Its capital was the city of Sanduru.
The state was founded around 171...
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Bahawalpur (princely state)
Bahawalpur was a princely state, currently part of Punjab province, stretching along the southern bank of the Sutlej and Indus Rivers, with its capital city at Bahawalpur. The state was counted amongs...
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