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Burma.

M0HAMEDGARH. See Muhammad-
garh.

MOHAN LAL, Rai Bahadur. The title
was conferred on January 1, 1897.
Residence: Bareilly, North - Western
Provinces.

MOHAN LAL, Rai Saheb ; b. March 31,
1853. Received the title on January
1, 1897. Residence : Jabalpur, Central
Provinces.

MOHAN LAL, Sah, Rai Bahadur ; b. 1841 .
The title was conferred on February
16, 1887, on the occasion of the Jubilee
of the reign of Her Most Gracious
Majesty, in recognition of his loyalty
during the Mutiny of 1857, and of his
eminent services on the local and
District Boards. He belongs to an
important Brahman family long
settled in the district of Agra. Resi-
dence : Agra, North- Western Provinces.

MOHAN LAL, Seth (of Renda), Rai
Saheb. The title was conferred on
May 20, 1896. Residence: Sagar,
Central Provinces.

MOHAN SINGH (of Mohli), Thdkur.
Succeeded his father, the late Thdkur
Hamir Singh, 1894. See Khalak Singh.
The title is hereditary. Residence:
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MOHANPUB, Thakur Eimmatsinghji,
Thdkur of. A ruling chief; b. 1876.
Succeeded to the gadi as a minor
October 6, 1882. Belongs to a Puar
Rajput (Hindu) family, claiming
descent from the ancient Eaos of
Chandrawati near Mount Abu in Raj-
patana. Jaspal, the founder of this
branch of the family, moved from
Chandrawati to Harol in Mahi Kantha
in 1226 a.d. Thirteen generations
later Thakur Prithwi Raj moved to
Ghorwaro. The late Thakur, Umed-
singhji Daulatsinghji, was born in
1854, succeeded to the gadi in 1875,
and died in 1882. The area of the
State is 560 square miles ; its popu-
lation is 14,677, chiefly Hindus. It is
tributary to Baroda, and pays Tcichri
to Idar. Residence : Mohanpur, Mahi
Kantha, Bombay.

MOHARBHANJ, Raja Sriram Chandra
Bhanj Deo, Edjd of. A ruling chief;
b. 1872. Succeeded to the gadi as a
minor May 29, 1882. Belongs to a
Kshatriya (Hindu) family, claiming
descent from Adhi Bhanj, said to have
been a Kachhwaha Rajput, and a con-
nection of the then Raja of Jaipur.
Adhi Bhanj is believed to have come
from Ra jputana into Orissa about 2000
years ago, and gradually to have estab-
lished his authority over the country
between the Subarnarekha river and
the borders of Dhenkanal. Subse-
quently a member of the Moharbhanj
family named Joti Bhanj established
himself in the southern part of this
territory as Raja of Keunjhar, and
Adhi Bhanj retained the country
between the Subarnarekha and Bai-
tarani rivers, which is Moharbhanj
proper. Thirty-nine generations of
Rajas intervened between Adhi Bhanj
and the late Raja, Krishna Chandra
Bhanj Deo, who was granted the title
of Maharaja, as a personal distinction,
on January 1, 1877, on the occasion
of the Proclamation of Her Most
Gracious Majesty as Empress of
India — as also his grandfather, the
Raja Jadunath Bhanj Deo, had many
years before been granted the same
personal distinction for his services in
queUing a rebellion in the Kolhan.
The eldest son and heir-apparent of
the Raja in this State is entitled to
the courtesy title of " Tikait Babu";
and the family cognizance is the
sacred peacock with tail spread. The



area of the State, which is one of the
Orissa Tributary Mahals, is 4243
square miles ; its population is 385,737i
nearly equally divided between Hindus
and aboriginal tribesmen. The Raja
maintains a military force of 512
infantry and 11 guns. Residence:
Moharbhanj, Orissa, Bengal.

MOHENDRA. See Mahendra.

MOHINI MOHAN BARDHAN, Rai Ba-
hadur. The title was conferred on
June 22, 1897. Residence: Tippera,
Bengal.

MOHLI, Thdkur of. See Khalak Singh;
see also Mohan Singh.

MOHSIN ALI KHAN walad TURAB
ALI KHAN, Mir. The title of Mir
has been continued for life, the Mir
representing one of the Mirs or Chiefs
of Sind at the time of the annexation.
Residence : Hyderabad, Sind.

MOIN-UD-DIN KHAN BAHADUR, the
Nawab, Sahebzddd; b. 1890. Is the son
and heir of the late Nawab Bahadur
His Excellency Sir Asman Jah, for
some years Prime Minister of His
Highness the Nizam. Is the head of
one branch of the great Shamsiya
family, the Premier Nobles of Hyder-
abad {see Yikar-ul-Umra ; and see also
Khurshid Jah). Residence: Hyderabad,
Deccan.

M0KAL, Sarddr of. See Man Singh.

MOMEIK, Kun Maung, Sawbwa of. A
ruling chief ; b. 1883. The Sawbwa is
Chief of one of the Shan States, on
the Burma frontier. Succeeded re-
cently to the chiefship as a minor,
and during his minority the State is
administered by the Chief Commis-
sioner of Burma. The area of the
State is about 2100 square miles; its
population consists almost entirely of
Shans. Residence : Momeik, Shan
States, Burma.

MONE, Kun Kyi, K.S.M., Sawbwa of
A ruling chief. The Sawbwa has received
from the Viceroy, as representing Her
Majesty the Empress, the honour of
K.S.M. {Kyet thaye zaung shwe Salwe
ya Min, meaning "Recipient of the
Gold Chain of Honour"), for the good
services rendered by him to the Im-
perial officers, and his good adminis-
tration. He is the Chief of one of
the most important of the Shan States
of Burma, which, with its feudatory
Kyaing Ton, has an area of about 300Q



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square miles, and a population con-
sisting almost entirely of Shans. Re-
sidence : Mone, Shan States, Burmah.

MONEY. See Mani.

MONG RAJA. See Niephrodsyne.

MOOS, A.S., Khan Saheb. Received the
title on June 3, 1899. Residence:
Bombay.

MORADABAD, Raja Bahadur of. See
Jaikishan.

MORAR RAO KSHIRSAGAR, Rao Saheb.
The title was conferred on January 1,
1892. Residence : Bombay.

MORESHWAR RAO, Rao Saheb. The
title is hereditary, the Rao Saheb
being the descendant and represent-
ative of Rao Vinayek Rao, who was
the Prime Minister of the old Mahratta
Government of Sagar. He had origin-
ally come from the Deccan, and having
been appointed a Mamlatdar by the
Mahratta Government, ultimately rose
to be Prime Minister. The family
also held the title of Subadar under
the Mahrattas. The late Rao Saheb
Kishan Bao was born in 1824, and
was an Honorary Magistrate. He died
recently, and was succeeded by his son,
the present Rao Saheb. Residence:
Sagar, Central Provinces.

MORO GOPAL PANDHARI, Rao Ba-
hadur. The title is personal, and was
conferred on May 24, 1883. Resid-
ence : Poona, Bombay.

MORO KRISHNA DABHOLKAR, Rao
Saheb. The title is personal, and was
conferred on May 24, 1882. Residence:
Ahmadnagar, Bombay.

MOROBA KESHRI NATH SENJIT, Rao
Bahadur. The title is personal, and
was conferred on January 2, 1888.
Residence : Bombay.

MORVI, His Highness Thakur Saheb
Sir Waghji Ravaji, G.C.I.E., Thdkur
Saheb of. A ruling chief ; b. April 17,
1858. Succeeded to the gadi as a
minor February 17, 1870. Belongs to
the illustrious Jareja Rajput (Hindu)
family, that has also given ruling
Houses to Kutch, Nawanagar, Malia,
and other States ; the Thakur Saheb
of Morvi is also Jagirdar of Amerdi,
in Kutch, which possesses a port named
Jangi. He was educated at the Raj-
kumar College, has visited Europe,
and administers the affairs of his State
in person. The State, which is tri-



butary to Baroda and Junagarh, has
an area of 821 miles ; and a population
of 89,964, chiefly Hindus, but including
11,942 Muhammadans. His Highness,
who was created a Knight Grand Com-
mander of the Most Eminent Order of
the Indian Empire on July 31, 1897,
maintains a military force of 121
cavalry, 1155 infantry, and 7 guns, and
is entitled to a salute of 11 guns.
Residence: Morvi, Kathiawar, Bombay.

MORWARA, Thdkur of. See Tharad and
Morwara.

MOTA BARKHERA, Bhnmia Bharat
Singh, Bhumia of. A ruling chief ; b.
1835. Belongs to a Bhilala family;
the Bhilalas are generally accounted
aboriginal, but according to some ac-
counts are the descendants of inter-
marriages between Rajputs (Hindu)
and Bhils (aboriginal). The popula-
tion of the State is about 4000. Re-
sidence: Mota Barkhera, Bhopawar,
Central India.

MOTA KOTHARNA, Thaknr Parbat-
singhji, Thdkur of. A ruling chief;
b. December 1, 1848. Succeeded to the
gadi on the death of his father, the
late Thdkur Hiraji, November 6, 1864.
The Thakur claims to be descended
from the great Chauhan clan of Raj-
puts. The State has a population of
595, chiefly Hindus. Residence : Mota
Kotharna, Mahi Kantha, Bombay.

MOTIRAM RAJARAM VAKIL, Rao

Bahadur. The title was conferred on

May 25, 1895. Residence: Surat,
Bombay.

MRA U. "ULAVTHQ^Ahmudan gaung Tazeik
ya Min. The title was conferred, as
a personal distinction, on January 2,
1893. It is indicated by the letters
A.T.M. after the name, and means
"Recipient of the Medal for Good
Service." The Maung is Extra As-
sistant Commissioner and Akunwan
of Akyab, Burma. Residence : Akyab,
Burma.

MUAZZIM HUSAIN, Sayyid, Khdn
Bahadur. The title was conferred
on February 16, 1887, as a personal
distinction, on the occasion of the
Jubilee of the reign of Her Most
Gracious Majesty. Residence: Barisal,
Bengal.

MUBARAK KHAN walad GHULAM

SHAH KHAN, Mir. The title is

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sentative of one of the Mirs or Chiefs
of Sind at the time of the annexation
(see Khairpur). Residence : Hydera-
bad, Sind.
MUDALIYAR, Sir S. Savalai Rama-
swami, Knight, C.I.E., Rdjd. See
Ramaswaini.

MUDHOL, Vyankat Rao Balwant Rao
Raje Ghorpare, alias BALA SAHEB,
Chief of. A ruling chief ; b. April 9,
1861. Succeeded to the gadi as a
minor March 27, 1862. Belongs to
the Bhonsle-Ghorpare family, which,
though Mahratta, claims descent from
Chob Rao, said to have been a son of
the Maharana of Udaipur, who came
to the Deccan in very early times,
and obtained from the King of Bijapur
the territory of Mudhol with the title
of Raja. The family is also said to
have a common ancestor with Sivaji
the Great, the founder of the Mahratta
Empire. The second family name of
Ghorpare is said to have been given
because one its ancestors managed to
scale a fort previously deemed im-
pregnable, by attaching a cord to the
body of a ghorpad or iguana, and
thereby drawing himself up. The
family banner is called the " Bahuta,"
and is a triangular flag or ensign of
three colours — white, black, and green.
The Chiefs of Mudhol fought against
Sivaji, but ultimately took military
service under the Peshwas. Yyankat
Rao I., the grandfather of the present
Chief, became a feudatory of the
British Power. He died in 1854, and
was succeeded by his son, Balwant
Rao, who died in 1862, and was suc-
ceeded by his son, the present Chief.
He holds the rank of a First Class
Sardar of the Southern Mahratta
Country. His State has an area of
362 square miles, and a population of
52,163, chiefly Hindus, but including
3710Muhammadans. The Chief main-
tains a military force of 20 cavalry,
387 infantry, and 1 gun. Residence:
Mudhol, Southern Mahratta Country,
Bombay.

MUHABBAT KHAN (of Torn), Klidn
Bahadur. The title was conferred on
May 20, 1896. Residence: Peshawar,
Punjab.

MUHAMMAD. A very general preno-
men among Muhammadans. See under
the name that follows it, when there
is no entry under " Muhammad,"



MUHAMMAD ABBAS, MIrza, Nawab
Bahadur. The title is personal. The
Nawab Bahadur enjoys it as the
husband of a grand-daughter of the
late Saadat Ali Khan, King of Oudh.
He is the son of the Nawab Sharik-
ud-daula. Residence : Oudh.

MUHAMMAD ABBAS, Mufti Mir,
Shams-ul-Ulama. The title is per-
sonal, and was conferred on February
16, 1887, on the occasion of the Jubilee
of the reign of Her Most Gracious
Majesty, for eminence in oriental
learning. It entitles him to take rank
in Darbar immediately after titular
Nawabs. Residence : Bengal.

MUHAMMAD ABBAS HUSALN KASRA
BAKHT MIRZA BAHADUR, Prince.
The title is personal, and is the
courtesy title of the Prince, as twenty-
fourth son of the late King of Oudh.
See also Abbas. Residence: Calcutta,
Bengal.

MUHAMMAD ABDUL All, Khan Ba-
hadur; b. 1858. The title is per-
sonal, and was conferred on March 30,
1876, the Khan Bahadur being a son
of Rashid-ud-daula, half-brother of
his late Highness Azim Jah, the first
of the titular Princes of Arcot. Re-
sidence: Madras.

MUHAMMAD ABDUL BARI, Khan
Bahadur; b. 1858. The title is per-
sonal, and was conferred on March 30,
1876, the Khan Bahadur being a
grandson of Rashid-ud-daula, half-
brother of his late Highness Azim
Jah, the first of the titular Princes of
Arcot. Residence: Madras.

MUHAMMAD ABDUL JALIL, Maulavi,

Shams-ul-Ulama. See Abdul.

MUHAMMAD ABDUL (ABDUR) RA-
HIM, Khan Bahadur. See Abdul
(Abdur) Rahim.

MUHAMMAD ABDUL WAHAB SA-
HEB, Khan Bahadur. Received the
title on January 1, 1899. Residence :
Madras.

MUHAMMAD ABDULLA KHAN BA-
HADUR, Isakhel, CLE. Created a
CLE. on January 1, 1898. Residence :
Bannu, Punjab.

MUHAMMAD ABDUR RAHMAN, Khan
Bahadur. See Abdur Rahman.

MUHAMMAD ABU TALIB KHAN,

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hddur, Rustam Jang. The title is
personal; it was originally conferred
in 1838 by the late Muhammad Ali
Shah, King of Oudh, and has been
recognized by Government. Has mar-
ried the grand-daughter of the late
Muhammad Ali Shah, King of Oudh ;
and is the son of the Nawdb Hashmat-
ud-daula. Residence : Lucknow, Oudh.

MUHAMMAD AFZAL KHAN, Sardar,

Nawdb. See Afzal.

MUHAMMAD AFZAL KHAN, Lieu-
tenant-Colonel Wazirzada, C.S.I.,
Nawdb. The title is personal, and
was conferred on October 8, 1886.
The Nawdb had received the title of
Khan Bahadur on August 3, 1874,
and was created a Companion of the
Most Exalted Order of the Star of
India, May 24, 1881. Residence :
Peshawar, Punjab.

MUHAMMAD AHFAZ-UR-RAHIM,

Khdn Saheb. See Ahfaz.

MUHAMMAD AHMAD ALI, Nawdb
Bahadur. The title is personal, the
Nawdb Bahadur being the son of
Mirza Jalil-us-Shan, grandson of the
late Muhammad Ali Shah, King of
Oudh. Residence: Oudh.

MUHAMMAD AKBAE KHAN, Jogizai,

Sarddr Bahadur. Received the title
on June 22, 1897. Residence: Zhob,
Baluchistan.

MUHAMMAD AKBAR KHAN, Orakzai,

Khdn Bahadur. The title is personal,
and was conferred on May 24, 1881.
The Khan Bahadur belongs to an
Afghan family of the Orakzai clan.
Residence : Peshawar, Punjab.

MUHAMMAD AKBAR KHAN (of Jam-
nm), Wazir-i-Wazarat, Khdn Baha-
dur. Received the title of Khan
Saheb on June 22, 1897 ; and that of
Khan Bahadur on January 1, 1899.
Residence: Gilgit.

MUHAMMAD AKRAM HUSAIN
AFSAR-UL-MULK MIRZA BAHA-
DUR, Prince. See Akram.

MUHAMMAD AKRAM KHAN, Sir,
K.C.S.I. (of Amb), Nawdb Bahadur.
The title is personal, and was con-
ferred on September 25, 1868. The
Nawab Bahadur is Chief of Amb, on
the right bank of the Indus, where he
and his ancestors have long been in-
dependent. He also holds Western



Tanawal, in the Hazara district, from
the British Government. Belongs to
a Pathan (Muhammadan) family ; and
his father, Jahandad Khan, son of
Painde Khdn, was a loyal Chief, who
rendered good service in the time of
the Mutiny in 1857. The Nawab
Bahadur Sir Muhammad Akram Khan
showed active and gallant conduct in
the field, fighting on the side of the
British Government, and rendered
effective aid during the disturbances
in Agror on the Hazara frontier. In
recognition of these services he was
created a Companion of the Most
Exalted Order of the Star of India,
and given the title of Nawab in 1868 ;
and subsequently he has received the
higher title of Nawab Bahadur, and
been promoted to be a Knight Com-
mander of the same Most Exalted
Order. Residence : Hazara, Punjab.

MUHAMMAD ALI, Khdn Bahadur. The
title is personal, and was conferred on
January 1, 1877, on the occasion of the
Proclamation of Her Most Gracious
Majesty as Empress of India. Best'
dence: Bangalore, Mysore.

MUHAMMAD ALI, Mirza Bahadur.
The title is personal, the Mirza Baha-
dur being a son of Rafi-us-Shan Mirza
Muhammad Naki Ali Bahadur, and
grandson of the late Muhammad Ali
Shah, third King of Oudh. Residence :
Oudh.

MUHAMMAD ALI, Mirza, Bedar Bakht
Bahadur. The title is personal, the
Mirza being a descendant of the Oudh
family. Residence : Lucknow, Oudh.

MUHAMMAD ALI, T., Khdn Bahadur.
Granted the title of Khan Bahadur, in
promotion from that of Khdn Saheb,
as a personal distinction, January
2, 1893. Residence : Madras.

MUHAMMAD ALI BEG, Nawab Afsar-
i-Jang, Afsar-ud-Daula, C.I. E., Major.
Is Commandant of the Hyderabad
Imperial Service Lancers. Created a
Companion of the Most Eminent Order
of the Indian Empire on June 22, 1897,
on the auspicious occasion of the
Diamond Jubilee of Her Most Gracious
Majesty the Queen Empress. Resi-
dence : Hyderabad, Deccan.

MUHAMMAD All KHAN, Nawdb. The
title is hereditary. Residence; Sehwan,
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MUHAMMAD ALI KHAN, Nawab
j Bahadur. The Nawab Bahadur bears
this courtesy title as the grandson of
the late Amjad Ali Shah, fourth King
of Oudh. The Nawab Bahadur's father
was the Nizam-ud-daula, who married
the daughter of that monarch. Resi-
dence: Oudh.

MUHAMMAD ALI KHAN (of Kunj-
pura), Natodb. The title is hereditary,
the Nawab being the descendant of a
Pathan family founded by the Nawab
Nijabat Khan about the close of the
last century. He came from Kandahar
with a following of free-lances, and
ultimately established himself at Kunj-
pura. He aided the invader Nadir
Shah, and obtained from that Emperor
the title of Nawab. In 1808-9 the
Chief of Kunjpura, with the other
Cis-Sutlej States, came under British
protection. In the rearrangements
after the second Sikh war, in 1849,
Kunjpura became British territory,
and its Chief was invested with Magis-
terial power. The Nawab Muhammad
Rahmat Khan, great-grandson of the
Nawab Muhammad Nijabat Khan,
left four sons, of whom the eldest died
without issue; and the second, the
Nawab Gholam Ali Khan, who suc-
ceeded him, was the father of the
present Nawab. The latter has a son
and heir named Muhammad Ahmad
Ali Khan. Residence: Kunjpura,
Karnal, Punjab.

MUHAMMAD AH KHAN (of Jahan-
girabad), Khan Bahadur, Nawab.
The title of Khan Bahadur was con-
ferred on January 1, 1891 ; and that
of Nawab on May 25, 1895. Resi-
dence: Bulandshahr, North-Western
Provinces.

MUHAMMAD ALI KHAN (of Chitari).
See Muhammad Mahmud Ali Khan.

MUHAMMAD ALI KHAN, Mirza, Khan
Saheb. See AM.

MUHAMMAD ALI MIRZA BAHADUR,
Prince. The title is personal, being
the courtesy title held by the Prince
as the eleventh son of the late King
of Oudh. Residence: Calcutta, Bengal.

MUHAMMAD ALI NAKI KHAN, Mirza
Bahadur. The title is personal, the
Mirza Bahadur being the son of the
Nawab Imam Ali Khan, who was the
grandson of the late Shuja-ud-daula,
King of Oudh. Residence : Oudh.



MUHAMMAD ALI NAWAB CHAU-
DHRI, Maulavi, Khan Bahadur; b.
1858. Received the title on June 22,
1897.

MUHAMMAD AMIN, Shams-ul-Ulama.
The title was conferred on May 21,
1898. Is Extra-Assistant Commis-
sioner. Residence : Central Provinces.

MUHAMMAD AMLN KHAN, KhanKel,

Khan Bahadur. The title is personal,
and was conferred on March 27, 1880.
Residence : Kohat, Punjab.

MUHAMMAD AMIR, Sayyid, Khdn
Bahadur. The title is personal, and
was conferred on May 20, 1890. Resi-
dence : Karnal, Punjab.

MUHAMMAD AMIR HASAN KHAN,
Sir, K.C.I.E. (of Mahmudabad), Rdjd,
Khdn Bahadur; b. 1849. Succeeded his
father, the Raja Nawab Ali Khan, in
1858. These titles are hereditary, and
were conferred by the British Govern-
ment on December 4, 1877, May 24,
1883, and March 5, 1884, having been
originally derived, with other honours,
from the Mughal Emperors of Delhi
and from the Kings of Oudh. The
Raja of Mahmudabad is also en-
titled to be addressed as " Amir-ud-
daula, Sayyid-ul-Mulk, Mumtaz Jang,"
a distinction proposed for him by Sir
Henry Davies when Chief Commis-
sioner of Oudh, as a special mark of
recognition of his public services. The
Raja is the first cousin of the Raja of
Paintepur, and though belonging by
birth to the younger branch of the
family, is the head of the elder branch
by adoption. The family is Shaikh
Sidiki ; but they are usually called
Khanzadas, because at some remote
period the title of Khan was bestowed
on one of their ancestors. The founder
of the family was Shaikh Nathu, who
about 1360 a.d. was employed by the
King of Delhi against the Bhars, and
was rewarded for his services by the
grant of large estates in Fatehpur.
His descendant, Daud Khdn, being a
General in the Delhi army, was created
a Nawab, and Daud's grandson, the
Nawab Bazid Khan, obtained the
additional titles of Bahadur, Muzaffar
Jang, and some others. The Nawab
Daud Khan's son, Mahmud, founded
the town of Mahmudabad about 1677,
and it has ever since remained the
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Governor of Jaunpur, and died at
that place. A descendant, the Nawab
Muhammad Imam Khan, divided his
estates between his two sons; the
elder, the Nawab Muhammad Ikram
Khan, retained Mahmudabad, while
the younger, Maghar Ali Kb an, ob-
tained Belahra, and became the an-
cestor of the Raj&s of Paintepur and
Belahra. Muhammad Ikram Khan's
two sons, Safaraz Ali Khan and Musa-
hib Ali Khan, both died without issue ;
the widow of the latter, who suc-
ceeded him in 1810, was at the head
of the Mahmudabad estate till 1838,
when she died, having adopted a
cousin from the Belahra side, named
Nawab Ali. The latter was an able
man, who greatly increased the estate ;
he was also a distinguished scholar
and poet. He died in 1858, and was
succeeded by his only son, the present
Raja, who was a minor under the
Court of Wards till 1867. Educated
at Sitapur School, Benares College,
and Canning College, Lucknow. In
1871 he was elected Vice-President of
the British Indian Association, and
has since been President of that im-
portant body. At the great Darbar
held by the late Lord Lawrence in
Lucknow, he was presented with a
Sword of Honour, and on January 2,
1893, was created a Knight Commander
of the Most Eminent Order of the
Indian Empire. He is an Honorary
Magistrate, and has the powers of an
Assistant Collector. He has a son and
heir, named Ali Muhammad Kh&n,
born 1881. Residence: Mahmudabad,
Sitapur, Oudh.

MUHAMMAD ANWAR, Khdn Bahadur.
Is son of the Prince of Arcot. Granted
the title on June 22, 1897. Residence:
Madras.

MUHAMMAD ANWAR-UD-DIN, Khdn
Bahadur; b. 1849. The title is per-
sonal, and was conferred on March 30,
1876, the Khan Bahadur being one of
the sons of Rashid-ud-dauld, half-
brother of his late Highness Azim
Jah, the first of the titular Princes of
Arcot. Residence: Madras.

MUHAMMAD ANWAR-UL-HAK, Mau-
lavi, Khdn Bahadur. The title is
personal, and was conferred on May
20, 1890. Residence : Abu, Rajputana.



MUHAMMAD ASGHAR An, Mirza
Bahadur. The title is personal, the
Mirza Bahadur being the son of the
Mirza Khurram Bakht, and grandson
of the late Muhammad Ali Shah, King
of Oudh. Residence : Oudh.

MUHAMMAD ASGHAR HUMAYUN
JAH MIRZA BAHADUR, Prince.
The title is personal, being the courtesy
title of the sons of his late Majesty
the King of Oudh. The Prince is the
sixteenth son. Residence: Calcutta,
Bengal.

MUHAMMAD ASHIK ALI KHAN,

Khdn Bahadur. Is an Assistant
Superintendent of Port Blair. The
title was conferred on June 22, 1897.
Residence : Port Blair, Andaman Isles.

MUHAMMAD ASKARI, Mirza Bahadur.
The Mirza Bahadur enjoys this title
as a personal distinction, as being the
son of Prince Rafi-uz-Shan Mirza
Muhammad Naki Ali Bahadur, and
grandson of his late Majesty Muham-
mad Ali Shah, King of Oudh. Resi-
dence: Oudh.

MUHAMMAD ASKARI BULAND JAH
MIRZA BAHADUR, Prince. The title
is personal, being the courtesy title
enjoyed by this nobleman as seventh
son of the late King of Oudh. Resi-
dence : Calcutta, Bengal.

MUHAMMAD ASLAM KHAN, CLE.,

Lieut. -Colonel, Sarddr Bahadur, JVa-
wdb. The title of Sardar Bahadur is
personal, and was conferred on Octo-
ber 22, 1881 ; that of Nawab on Jan-
uary 1, 1899. Was created a Com-
panion of the Most Eminent Order of
the Indian Empire, 15th February,
1887, on the occasion of the Jubilee
of the reign of Her Most Gracious
Majesty. Residence: Peshawar, Pun-
jab.

MUHAMMAD ASLAM KHAN, Kazi,
C.M.G. Has been created a Com-
panion of the Most Distinguished
Order of St. Michael and St. George.

MUHAMMAD AZIM (of Kakrali),

Chaudhri; b. 1853. Succeeded his
father, the late Raja Khaslat Husain,
in 1882. The title of Chaudhri is
hereditary, having been so under the
old Government of Oudh, and so
recognized by the British Government
in 1877. The head of the family was,



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