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during the Mutiny of 1857, and as a
reward, on September 16, 1859, he
received the title of Khan Bahadur
as a personal distinction, with a khilat
and a grant of lands in Bulandshahr
district. At the Imperial Assemblage
at Delhi on January 1, 1877, on the
occasion of the Proclamation of Her
Most Gracious Majesty as Empress of
India, the title of Nawab was conferred
on him, as a personal distinction for
life, and declared hereditary, January
2, 1893. Residence: Bulandshahr,
North- Western Provinces.

MUHAMMAD MAJID MIBZA, Mirza.
The title is personal, being the courtesy
title of a grandson of the late Amjad
Ali Shah, fourth King of Oudh. The
Mirza is the son of the Mirza Muham-
mad Hasan Ali, Sulaiman Kadr (q.v.),
who is the surviving son of that
monarch. Residence: Oudh.

MUHAMMAD MEHDI All KHAN (of
Hasanpur), Raja. See Mehdi Ali
Khan, Muhammad.

MUHAMMAD MOHSIN, Sayyid, Khdn
Bahadur, Zul-Kadr; b. 1832. The



title is hereditary, and was conferred
on September 10, 1861, on the father
of the present Khdn Bahadur, the
Sayyid Muhammad Nasir Ali Khan.
He was the Deputy Collector of Alla-
habad at the time of the Mutiny in
1857, and rendered loyal services to
the Government. He separated him-
self from the rebels, and assisted the
garrison in the Allahabad Fort by
communicating information, furnishing
supplies, and offering money. In re-
cognition of these services he received
a khilat, the grant of some confiscated
estates, and the hereditary title of
Khan Bahadur, Zul-Kadr. His son,
the present Khdn Bahadur, Zul-Kadr,
succeeded on the death of Nasir Ali
Khan, and has been appointed a De-
puty Collector of the North- Western
Provinces. He has a son and heir,
the Sayyid Muhammad Ahsan, born
August 22, 1869. Residence : Jaunpur,
North- Western Provinces.

MUHAMMAD MUHSIN. See Muham-
mad Mohsin.

MUHAMMAD MUNAWAB AM, Sir,

Khdn Bahddur, Prince of Arcot ; b.
1859. Succeeded the late Amir-i-
Arcot (Prince of Arcot) in 1889, and
ranks as the first noble of the Carnatic.
Is the representative of the former
Musalman dynasty of the Nawabs of
the Carnatic, descendants of the
famous Anwar -ud- din, who was
created Nawab of the Carnatic by
the Nizam of the Deccan. His son
was the Nawab Muhammad Ali Khan,
Walajah Nawab of the Carnatic, who
was supported on the masnad of Arcot
by the exploits of Clive against the
French under Dupleix. His grandson
was the Nawab Azim-ud-daula, titular
Nawab of the Carnatic, whose son was
his late Highness Prince Azim Jah,
first Prince of Arcot, who was granted
the latter title by Her Majesty's letters
patent, dated August 2, 1870. He was
succeeded by his late Highness Zahir-
ud-daula, second Prince of Arcot,
whose full titles, according to local
usage, may here be recited — His High-
ness Azim Jah Umdat-ul-Umara, Amir-
ul-Umara, Siraj-ul-Umara, Madar-ul-
Mulk, Umdat-ul-Mulk, Azim-ud-daula,
Asad-ud-daula-al-Ingl iz Zahir-ud-dau-
la, Muhammad Ah Khan, Muhammad
Badi-ullah Khan Bahadur, Zulfikar
Jang, Fitrat Jang, Sipahsalar, Prince



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of Arcot. The present Prince of Arcot
is the son of Muazzaz-ud daula Khan
Bah&dur, and grandson of his late
Highness Azim Jah, first Prince of
Arcot. He was granted the title of
Khan Bahadur, March 3, 1876, and
succeeded as Prince of Arcot in 1889.
Created a Knight Commander of the
Most Eminent Order of the Indian
Empire on June 22, 1897, on the
auspicious occasion of the Diamond
Juhilee of Her Most Gracious Majesty
the Queen Empress. And on the same
occasion, four sons of the Prince,
Ghulam Muhammad, Abdul Majid,
Muhammad Anwar, and Ghulam
Muhi-ud-din (q.v.) were granted the
title of Khan Bahadur. Residence:
Amir-Mah&l, Madras.

MUHAMMAD MUNIR SAHEB, Khdn
Saheb. See Munir.

MUHAMMAD MURGAY, Kazi, Khan
Saheb. Received the title on June 3,
1899. Residence : Bombay.

MUHAMMAD MURID walad MUHAM-
MAD WARIS, Khan Bahadur. The
title is personal, and was conferred on
June 22, 1897. Residence: Hyderabad,
Sind.

MUHAMMAD MUSTAFA, Say yid, Khdn
Bahadur. The title was conferred on
January 1, 1898. Is Deputy-Collector
of Allahabad. Residence : Allahabad,
North-Western Provinces.

MUHAMMAD NABI, Khdn Saheb. The
title is personal, and was conferred on
February 16, 1887, on the occasion
of the Jubilee of the reign of Her
Most Gracious Majesty. Residence:
Calcutta.

MUHAMMAD NAIYIM, Maulavi,
Shams-ul-Ulama ; b. November 20,
1834. This title is personal, 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.
Belongs to the family of Khwaja Abu
Ismail Abdulla, Anseri, known as the
Khwaja Pir of Herat. The family
was held in great esteem and respect
by the Mughal Emperors of Delhi.
Residence : Lucknow, Oudh.

MUHAMMAD NAJAF KHAN walad
IMAM BAKHSH KHAN, Mir. The



title has been continued for life, the
Mir being a representative of one of
the Mirs or Chiefs of Sind at the time
of the annexation {see Khairpur).
Residence : Shikarpur, Sind.

MUHAMMAD NAKI ALI DILAWAR
JAH, Mirza Bahadur, Prince. The
title is personal, being the courtesy
title of the seventeenth son of the late
King of Oudh. Residence: Calcutta,
Bengal.

MUHAMMAD NIZAM-UD-DIN, Khdn
Bahadur; b. 1840. The title is per-
sonal, and was conferred on October
8, 1875, in recognition of his position
as son-in-law of his late Highness
Zahir-ud-daula, the second of the
titular Princes of Arcot. Residence:
Madras.

MUHAMMAD RABNAWAZ KHAN,
Alizai, Nawab. The title is here-
ditary. The father of the present
Nawab was the Nawab Fau jdar Khan,
who rendered good services during
the Multan campaign of 1848 under
Lieutenant (subsequently Sir Herbert)
Edwardes. For these services he re-
ceived the title of Khan Bahadur, as
a personal distinction, and a valuable
jdgir. He also rendered good service
during the Sheorani and Kasrani ex-
peditions. In 1854 he was deputed
as Envoy to the Court of Kabul ; and
in 1856, after the conclusion of the
treaty with the Amir of Kabul, Lord
Dalhousie conferred on him the per-
sonal title of Nawab. In 1857 the
Nawdb went to Kabul again, where
he remained till March 1859. He
received various further honours and
rewards for his remarkable services ;
and in 1875 the title of Nawab was
made hereditary, and all his jdgirs
were made perpetual jdgirs. He died
in 1875, and was succeeded by his son,
the present Nawab. The Nawab Mu-
hammad Eabnawaz Khan has three
sons — Mahmud Khan, born 1857 ;
Aladad Khan, born 1862; Hakdad
Khan, born 1876. Residence: Dera
Ismail Khan, Punjab.

MUHAMMAD RAHMAT-ULLA, Khdn
Bahadur; b. 1862. The title is per-
sonal, and was conferred on October
8, 1875, in recognition of his position
as son of his late Highness Zahir-ud-
daula, the second of the titular Princes
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MUHAMMAD RAHMAT-ULLA BEG,
Mirza, Khan Bahadur. The title was
conferred on June 3, 1893. Residence :
Benares, North- Western Provinces.

MUHAMMAD RASHID-UD-DIN KHAN

(of Delhi), Khan Bahadur. The title
is personal, and was conferred on
February 16, 1887, on the occasion of
the Jubilee of the reign of Her Most
Gracious Majesty. Residence : Kar-
auli, Rajputana.

MUHAMMAD RAUSHAN All, Khan
Bahadur, Firoz Jang. The title is
personal; it was originally conferred
by the Nawab of the Carnatic, and
recognized on December 16, 1890.
Residence : Madras.

MUHAMMAD REZA All SULTAN,
Mirza Bahadur, Prince. The title is
personal, being the courtesy title of
the thirteenth son of his late Majesty
the King of Oudh. Residence: Cal-
cutta, Bengal.

MUHAMMAD SADIK, Munsni, Khan
Bahadur; b. July 13, 1833. Belongs
to a Kamboh (Musalman) family,
claiming descent from the Nawab
Asad Khan, who settled at Meerut
three centuries ago, and was Wazir in
the time of the Mughal Emperors.
His father, Haji Muhammad Mumtaz
Ali Kaan, served the Government as
a Tahsildar and Honorary Magistrate.
He las been a Deputy Magistrate in
the Irrigation Department. Received
a satad in Darbar from Lord Canning,
and a khilat for loyal services during
the Mutiny in 1857 ; also a Certificate
of Honour at the Imperial Assemblage
of Delhi on January 1, 1877, on the
occasion of the Proclamation of Her
Most Gracious Majesty as Empress of
India ; and the title of Khan Bahadur
on February 16, 1887, on the occasion
of the Jubilee of Her Majesty's reign.
Residence : Meerut, North-Western
Provinces.

MUHAMMAD SADIK ALI KHAN, Na-
wab Bahadur. The title is personal,
being the courtesy title of a grandson
of his late Majesty Muhammad Ali
Shah, third King of Oudh. The
Nawab Bahadur's father was the
Nawab Muazzam-ud-daula, who mar-
ried a daughter of that monarch. Re-
sidence : Lucknow, Oudh.



MUHAMMAD SAIYAD. See Muham-
mad Sayyid.

MUHAMMAD SAKHAWAT HUSAIN,

Khan Bahadur. See Sakhawat.

MUHAMMAD SALAMAT KHAN, Raja;
b. 1835. The title is hereditary. Be-
longs to a family descended from
Chandra Singh, Gautam, of Mehnagar
in Nizdmabad. He had two sons,
Sagar and Abhiman. The latter be-
came a Muhammadan and an eunuch ;
took the name of Daulat, entered the
Imperial service of Delhi, rose to be
Wazir of the Household, and in 1612
A.D. was appointed Faujdar of Jaun-
pur. His nephew Harbans, sou of
Sagar, assumed the title of Raja.
The grandson of Harbans, named
Bikramajit, married a Muhammadan
wife, and had two sons, named Azam
and Azmat. Azam founded the town
of Azamgarh in 1665, and built the
fort there, which became the residence
of the family. Azmat was killed by
the Imperial troops about 1688 for
failure to pay revenue, and was suc-
ceeded by his two sons in turn, Ikram
and Mahabat. The latter was im-
prisoned by the Nawab Vaeir for
refusing to pay revenue, and died in
confinement about the year 1731.
His son Iradat, alias Akbar Shah,
was succeeded in 1756 by his son,
Jahan Khan, who was slain in 1761
in a quarrel with the Nawab Vazir's
agent. After the defeat of the Nawab
Vazir by the British forces at Baksar,
a cousin of Jahan Khan, named Azam
Khan, established himself in the Raj,
and retained it till his death in 1771.
His widow adopted a son named Nadir
Khan, who appears to have been a
claimant of the Raj. He died in 1826,
and was succeeded as claimant by his
eldest son, Mubarak. The latter died
in 1858, and was succeeded by his son,
the present Raja, whose claim to the
Raj was at last allowed by the
Government in 1866. The Raja is an
Honorary Magistrate. His heir-pre-
sumptive is his brother, Babu Mu-
hammad Khalik Khan, born in
February 1849. Residence: Azamgarh,
North- Western Provinces.

MUHAMMAD SALAM-ULLA KHAN,

Khan Bahadur, Nawab ; b. February 9,
1859. The title of Khan Bahadur was
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Nawab on May 29, 1891, as personal
distinctions, in recognition of his
services and those of his family to the
Government. Belongs to a Shirani
Pathan family of Dewalghat, Buldana
district, Berar. His grandfather, Mu-
hammad Rahim Khan, received a,jdgir
for his services rendered to General
Sir Arthur Wellesley (afterwards Duke
of Wellington) in the campaign of
Assai (Assaye), 1803 a.d. Muhammad
Rahim Khan's son was Muhammad
Bismillah Khan, father of the present
Nawab, who is the jdgirddr and
Magistrate of Dewalghat. The Na-
wab has two sons — Muhammad Nur-
ulla Khan and Muhammad Aziz-ulla
Khan ; and three daughters, Mohr-un-
Nisa, Budr-un-Nisa, and Shams-un-
Nisa. Residence : Dewalghat, Buldana,
Berar.

MUHAMMAD SALEH JAFAR, Khdn
Bahadur. The title is personal, and
was conferred on January 1, 1891.
Residence: Aden.

MUHAMMAD SAMI-ULLAH KHAN,
G.M.G. Has been created a Com-
panion of the Most Distinguished
Order of St. Michael and St. George.
Residence :

MUHAMMAD SAYYID BAKHT, alias
PIYARI SAHEB, Mirza. The title
is personal, as the courtesy title of
one of the great-grandsons of the
Prince Mirza Jahandar Shah, the heir-
apparent of the Emperor Shah Alam,
the last independent Mughal Emperor
of Delhi. The Prince, having incurred
the displeasure of his father the
Emperor, fled from Delhi to Lucknow.
Subsequently, in 1788 A.D.,he removed
to Benares, to reside under the pro-
tection of the British Government.
There the Palace on the river-side,
called the Shiwala, was given by Mr.
Duncan, the British Resident, as a
residence for the Prince, and the
family have lived there ever since
as political pensioners. One of the
Prince's grandsons, Mirza Mahmud
Jan, was the father of Mirza Muham-
mad Sayyid Bakht. Residence: Be-
nares, North-Western Provinces.

MUHAMMAD SHAH SAYYID, Subah-
dar, Khdn Bahddur. The title is
personal, and was conferred on Febru-
ary 16, 1887, on the occasion of the
Jabilee of the reign of Her Most



Gracious Majesty, for distinguished
services as an officer of the 20th Ben-
gal Infantry. Residence : 20th Bengal
Infantry.

MUHAMMAD SHAMS-UD-DIN HAI-
DAR, Mirza Bahddur. The title is
personal, being the courtesy title of a
grandson of his late Majesty Amjad
Ali Shah, fourth King of Oudh. The
Mirza Bahadur's father was the Mirza
Mustafa Ali Haidar, son of that mon-
arch. Residence: Oudh.

MUHAMMAD SHARIF, Vellore, Khdn
Bahddur. The title was conferred on
January 1, 1891. Residence: Madras.

MUHAMMAD SHARIF KHAN (Khan
of Dir), Nawdb. The Khan of Dir
received the title of Nawab on June
22, 1897. Residence: Dir, Punjab
Frontier.

MUHAMMAD SIBGHAT-ULLA, Niga-
rish Khdn Bahddur Ihtisham Jang
Ihtisham-ud-daula. The title is per-
sonal ; it was conferred by the Nawab
of the Carnatic, and recognized on
December 16, 1890. Residence: Ma-
dras.

MUHAMMAD SULTAN SAHIB, Khdn
Saheb. See Sultan.

MUHAMMAD SURAJA JAH, Mirza.
See Suraya Jah.

MUHAMMAD TAKI, Khdn Saheb, The
title was conferred on May 26, 1894.
Residence : Harda, Central Provbces.

MUHAMMAD TAKI All, Mirza. The
title is personal, being the courtesy
title of a grandson of his late Majesty
Amjad AH Shah, fourth King of Oudh.
The Mirza's father is the Mirza Mu-
hammad Hasan Ali Bahadur, Sulai-
man Kadr (q.v.), the only surviving
son of that monarch. Residence:
Oudh.

MUHAMMAD TAKI KHAN, Mirza,
Khdn Bahddur. The title is personal,
and was conferred on February 16,
1887, on the occasion of the Jubilee of
the reign of Her Most Gracious Ma-
jesty. Residence: Kandahar.

MUHAMMAD UBEIDULLA, Matilavi,
Kazi, Shams-ul-Ulama. See Ubai-
dullah.

MUHAMMAD USMAN KHAN, Sarddr
Bahddur. The Sardar Bahadur is a Su-
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attached to the Body-guard of His
Excellency the Governor of Madras;
and has been appointed A.D.C. to His
Excellency. Residence: Madras.

MUHAMMAD USMAN KHAN, Khan
Khel, Khdn Bahadur. The title was
conferred on March 9, 1881, as a per-
sonal distinction. Residence : Kohat,
Punjab.

MUHAMMAD WAZIR-UD-DIN, Haii
Shaikh, Khan Bahadur. The title
was conferred on January 1, 1894.
Residence : Agra, North- Western Pro-
vinces.

MUHAMMAD YUSUF, Khan Bahadur.
The title was conferred on June 6,
1885, as a personal distinction, in re-
cognition of his position as an eminent
member of the Bar of the Calcutta
High Court. Residence: Calcutta,
Bengal.

MUHAMMAD YUSUF All KHAN,
Maulavi, Khan Saheb. Received the
title, for eminent services in the
Educational Department, on January
1, 1897. Residence: Punjab.

MUHAMMAD ZAKAB All, Khdn Ba-
hddur. The title is personal ; it was
originally conferred by the Nawab
of the Carnatic, and recognized on
December 16, 1890. The Khan Ba-
hadur is also styled Mutamid Khan
Bahadur. Residence: Madras.

MUHAMMADBHAI. See Mahomed-
bhai.

MUHAMMADGARH, Nawab Muham-
mad Hatim Kuli Khan, Nawab of A
ruling chief; b. 1866. Succeeded to
the gadi October 1897. Belongs to
an Afghan (Muhammadan) family,
descended from Dalel Khan, founder
of the State of Kurwai (q.v.), of which
the Muhammadgarh State is an off-
shoot. The Nawab's eldest son bears
the title of Mian. The area of the
State is 27 square miles ; its popula-
tion is about 5300, chiefly Hindus, but
including about 900 Muhammadans.
Residence: Muhammadgarh, Bhopal,
Central India.

MUHI-UD-DIN SHARIF, Khdn Bahd-
dur. The title is personal, and was
conferred on January 1, 1878. Resi-
dence: Madras.

MUHIUJI NARSUJI, Rao Saheb. The
title was conferred on January 2, 1899.
Residence: Bombay.



MUKERIAN, Sarddr of. See Prem
Singh.

MUKTAGACHI, Rdjd of. See Surja
Kant Acharji.

MUKUND BALKRISHAN BUTI, Rai

Bahadur. The title is personal, and
was conferred on February 16, 1887,
on the occasion of the Jubilee of the
reign of Her Most Gracious Majesty.
Residence : Nagpur, Central Provinces.

MUKUND DEB (of Khurdah), Rdjd.
The title is personal, and was conferred
on March 29, 1884. The Raja is the
present representative of the ancient
Gangavansa dynasty of Kings of Orissa.
Residence: Puri, Bengal.

MUKUND LAL BURMAN, Babu, Rai
Bahadur. Is Zamindar of Saidabad
in Murshidabad, Bengal. Received
the title on January 2, 1899. Residence :
Saidabad, Murshidabad, Bengal.

MUKUNDRAI MANIRAI, Rao Bahddur.
The title is personal, and was con-
ferred on June 9, 1884. Residence:
Surat, Bombay.

MULCHAND S0NI, Rao Bahddur. The
title is personal, and was conferred on
January 20, 1882. Residence: Ajmir.

MULI, Parmar Sartansinghji Rama-
bhai, Thdkur of. A ruling chief; b.
April 12, 1834. Succeeded to the gadi
June 29, 1870. Belongs to a family
claiming descent from the great Pra-
mara (Parmar) clan of Rajputs, the
Thakur being, it is said, the only Pra-
mara Chief in Western India, and
almost the only surviving Chief of
that great clan. The Pramaras were
one of the four divisions of the Agni-
kulas, or " Sons of Fire," of the heroic
ages in India— the other three being
the Solanki, the Chauhan, and the
Purihara. Tod says of them in his
learned Annals ofRdjdsthdn : ' ' Though
the Pramara family never equalled in
wealth the famed Solanki princes of
Anhilwara, or shone with such lustre
as the Chauhan [of Ajmir and Delhi],
it attained a wider range and an earlier
consolidation of power than either."
The great Chandragupta, the Sandra-
cottus of the Greeks, was probably a
Pramara Rajput, and the last Pramara
King of Chitor was conquered by the
Gehlots, probably in 714 a.d. The
Thdkur is known in Kathiawar by the
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his State is 133 square miles; its
population is 19,832, chiefly Hindus.
He maintains a military force of 79
cavalry and 230 infantry. Residence :
Muli, Kdthidwdr, Bombay.

MTJLJI NARAYAN, Rao Saheh. Re-
ceived the title on June 3, 1899. Resi-
dence ; Bombay.

MULTHAN, Thakur Dalpat Singh, Thd-
kur of. A ruling chief ; b. 1838. Suc-
ceeded to the gadi as a minor in 1849.
The Thakur belongs to a Rdjput
(Hindu) family. The population of
his State is about 9000, chiefly Hindus.
Residence: Multhan, Bhopdwar, Cen-
tral India.

MUMTAZ All KHAN (of Bilaspur,
Atraula), Rdjd; b. October 6, 1865.
The title is hereditary; the original
title of Malik was exchanged for that
of Rdjd by Adam Khan about the year
1650, and the latter title was recog-
nized by the British Government as
hereditary in 1879. Belongs to a very
ancient Pathan family, claiming
descent from Khalid, son of Walid, the
uncle of the Prophet. Its founder in
Atraula was Ali Khan of Manota, in
the district of Muzaffarnagar. He
accompanied the Emperor Humayun
in his expedition to Gujarat, where he
incurred the Emperor's displeasure by
conniving at the escape of the Raja of
Bikanir from a beleaguered fort.
Threatened with death, he openly re-
belled, and joined the old Afghan party
of Sher Shah, by whom Humayun was
for a time driven into exile. Ah Khan
then seized the Raj of Nagar in Basti ;
from which, after ten years, he was
driven by a rising of the Hindus under
the son of the former Rdjd. He then
encamped before Atraula; and after
two years' siege he slew the Rajput
Prince of that place, and in the year
1552 established the Raj, which is still
held by his descendants. He refused
to submit to the restored Emperor
Humdyun, or to his son, Akbar the
Great. But in 1571 his only son, She-
khan Khdn, tendered his submission
to Akbar's Viceroy in Oudh, and
promised to bring in his father's head
if he were furnished with a sufficient
number of troops. The unnatural
battle was fought at Sarai in Pargand
Saadullanagar ; the son was victorious,
and kept his word by having his



father's head cut off and embalmed,
and he presented it in person at Delhi,
where it was placed as a trophy on the
Ajmir Gate. As his reward he re-
ceived the title of Shri Khdn Azam
Masnad Ali, which is still used in their
signatures by the chieftains of this
family. Shekhan Khdn was allowed
to return to Atraula with his father's
head and a grant of the Zaminddri ;
he raised a handsome tomb over the
remains of his parent, and ruled in
Atraula for twenty years. His son,
Daud Khdn, engaged in a feud with
the Jan war Rdjd of Bhinga (q.v.) ; and
it is said that he was such a powerful
archer that an arrow shot by him into
the gateway of the Bhinga fort was so
deeply buried that it was never ex-
tracted till the time of the Mutiny of
1857, when it was dug out by Mendu
Khdn, a General of the rebellious Be-
gam of Oudh. Daud Khdn's son,
Adam Khdn, was the first Chief of the
family to exchange the title of Mdlik
for that of Rdjd. His descendants in
later generations have been engaged in
frequent bloody feuds with their
neighbours, the Rdjds of Balrdmpur
(q.v.) and Bdnsi. The late Rdjd,
Umrao Khdn, who died in 1858, had
been engaged for many years in a
desultory border warfare with the
Chief of Balrdmpur, before the estab-
lishment of the British rule in Oudh.
His son, who succeeded as a minor,
was induced to join the rebels, and the
rebel Begam of Oudh promised him a
share of the possessions of the loyal
Chief of Balrdmpur. He died, how-
ever, in 1865, leaving no male issue;
but the present Rdjd was born as a
posthumous son on October 6th of that
year. The Government decided that
he should succeed to his father's
estates, which were under the manage-
ment of the Court of Wards from
1865 to 1866. The Rdjd has married
a daughter of the Rdjd Jang Bahddur
Khdn of Nanpara (q.v.). Residence :
Atraula, Gonda, Oudh.

MUMTAZ ALI KHAN, Munshi, Khdn
Bahddur. The title was conferred on
January 1, 1894. Residence: Gonda,
Oudh.

MUNAWAR ALI, Muhammad, Khdn
Bahadur, Prince of Arcot. See Mu-
hammad Munawar Ah.



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MUNIR SAHEB, Muhammad, Khan
Saheb. Is secretary to the Anjuman-
i-Mafid-i-ahla-i-Islam. Received the
title on January 2, 1899. Residence :
Madras.

MUNISWAMI MUDALIYAR, Arkadu,
Rao Bahadur. The title was conferred
on May 25, 1892. Residence : Chen-
galpat, Madras.

MUNISWAMY PILLAI, Peter, Rao
Saheb. Received the title on May 21,
1898. Residence: Madras.

MUNNA LAL, Rai. The title is per-
sonal, and was recognized in 1886.
Residence : Ludhiana, Punjab.

MUNNA LAL DUBE, Rai Saheb. Re-
ceived the title on May 21, 1898.
Residence: Jabalpur, Central Pro-
vinces.

MUNRAM SINGH, Rai Bahadur; b.
December 18, 1842. Received the title
for distinguished military service on
January 1, 1897. Residence: Mura-
dabad, Rohilkhand.

MUNSHL— A prefix.

MURAD ALI (of Malir), Jam; b. Oc-
tober 1857. The title is hereditary ;
the present Jam succeeded as a minor
in September 1866. The Jam is the
Chief of the Jokia clan of Baluchis.
Residence : Karachi, Sind.

MURALI. See Murli.

MURARMAU, Rdjd of. See Sheopal
Singh.

MURDHAN SAH (of Barha), Rdjd.
The title is hereditary. Residence:
Narsinghpur, Central Provinces.

MURID AHMAD KHAN walad NASIR
KHAN, Mir. The title has been con-
tinued for life, the Mir being the re-
presentative of one of the Mirs or
Chiefs of Sind at the time of the
annexation {see Khairpur). Residence:
Shikarpur, Sind.

MURED ALI, Kazi, Khan Bahadur; b.
January 7, 1830. The title is personal,
and was conferred on April 16, 1869.
His great-grandfather, Muhammad
Harun, came from Herat and settled
in Hala, Sind, at the time when Jam
Sams was ruler of Sind. His father
was Muhammad Hayat. The Khan
Bahadur has a son, named Muhammad
Arif . Residence : Hyderabad, Sind.



MURID HAIDAR KHAN walad IMAM
BAKHSH KHAN, Mir. The title has
been continued for life, the Mir being
the representative of one of the Mirs
or Chiefs of Sind at the time of the
annexation (see Khairpur). Residence :



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