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on the occasion of the Proclamation of
Her Most Gracious Majesty as Empress
of India. Residence: Surat, Bombay.

NANGAON, Thakur, Zalim Singh,
Thdkur of. A ruling chief; b. 1815.
Succeeded to the gadi in 1833. Belongs
to a Rajput (Hindu) family. Resi-
dence : Nangaon, "Western Malwa, Cen-
tral India.

NANKE, Maung Kun Kye, Ngwegunhmu
of. A ruling chief. The Ngwegunhmu
is Chief of one of the Shan States of
the Burma frontier, which has an
area of about 80 square miles, and a
population consisting chiefly of Shans.
Residence: Nanke, Shan States, Burma.

NANKOK, Kun Ion, Myoza of. A
ruling chief. The Myoza is Chief of
one of the Shan States, Burma, having
an area of about 40 square miles, and
a population consisting chiefly of Shans.
Residence: Nankok, Shan States,
Burma.

NANKON, Maung Pyan, Ngwegunhmu
of. A ruling chief . The Ngwegunhmu
is the Chief of one of the Shan States,
Burma, with an area of about 12
square miles, and a population con-
sisting chiefly of Shans. Residence:
Nankon, Shan States, Burma.

NANPABA, Rdjdof See Jang Bahadur,

CLE. (of Nanpara), Rdjd.
NANTOK, Maung Kun Pu, Ngwegunhmu

of. A ruling chief . The Ngwegunhmu



is Chief of one of the Shan States,
Burma; which has an area of about
30 square miles, and a population
consisting chiefly of Shans. Residence :
Nantok, Shan States, Burma.

NANTJ AIYAR BALAKRISHNA, Rao

Bahadur. The title is personal, and
was conferred on January 1, 1894.
Residence : Pudukotta, Madras.

NA0R0JI MANIKJI WADIA, CLE.

Was created a Companion of the Most
Eminent Order of the Indian Empire,
January 2, 1893. Residence : Bombay.

NA0R0JI NASIRWANJI WADIA,
CLE. Was created a Companion of
the Most Eminent Order of the Indian
Empire, May 25, 1889. Has received
from Her Majesty, through the Garter
King of Arms, a grant of arms. Arms. —
Azure, on a f esse or, in chief an anvil of
the last encircled by two branches of the
cotton-tree, slipped, and in base a ship
under sail at sea, all proper; a rose,
gules barbed and seeded between two
bees volant of the third. Crest. — In
front of a sun rising a cubit-arm erect,
proper, vested above the elbow, argent,
holding a double-headed hammer, also
proper. Residence: Bombay.

NA0R0JI PESTANJI, Vakil, Khan
Bahadur, CL.E. The title is personal,
and was conferred on January 2, 1888.
The Khan Bahadur was created a
Companion of the Most Eminent Order
of the Indian Empire on January 1,
1897. Residence: Ahmadabad, Bom-
bay.

NA0R0Z KHAN, Sardar, Sir (of
Kharan), K.CI.E. Was created a
Knight Commander of the Most Emin-
ent Order of the Indian Empire, May
24, 1888. Residence : Kharan.

NARAIN. See Narayan.

NARAJOL, Rdjd of See Narendra Lai
Khan.

NARAND SINGH (of Hardoi), Rdjd; h.
December 7, 1858. The title is heredi-
tary, and very ancient. The present
Raja inherited it on May 1, 1890.
Residence: Hardoi, Jalaun, North-
western Provinces.

NARASIM AIYANGAR, A., Rai Bahd-
dur. The title was conferred on
February 16, 1887, as a personal dis-
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of the reign of Her Most Gracious
Majesty. Belongs to a distinguished
Brahman family, and is famous for
the eminent services he has rendered
to the cause of Indian education.
Under the sanction and encouragement
of His Highness the late Maharaja,
and of Her Highness the Maharani
Regent of Mysore, the Rai Bahadur
has elaborated a plan for the higher
education of the women of the upper
classes of Mysore which has been
remarkably successful, and in accord-
ance with this plan Her Highness the
Maharani's High Caste Girls' School
of Mysore is effecting almost a revolu-
tion in the standard of education
among the ladies of that province.
Residence: Mysore.

NARAYAN BALI (of Rampur), Rai
and Rai Bahadur. See Ranipur, Rai
of-

NARAYAN BALWANT BHISE, Rao
Bahadur. The title is personal, and
was conferred on February 10, 1882.
Residence: Bombay.

NARAYAN BHAI DUNDEKAR, Rao
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. Residence : Berar.

NARAYAN DAS, Munshi, Rai Baha-
dur; b. August 22, 1836. The title
was conferred on January 1, 1886,
as a personal distinction, for long
and meritorious services rendered to
Government, dating from 1855. Be-
longs to an Agarwala family that
originally came from Alwar in Raj-
putana, and settled at Agra. The Rai
Bahadur is Judge of the Small Cause
Court of Lucknow. Residence : Luck-
now, Oudh.
NARAYAN DHANAJIRAO THORAT,
JDinkar Rao. The title is hereditary.
Belongs to a family claircing descent
from Maha Saji Rao. His descendant,
Krishna Rao, received -,he title of
Dinkar Rao from the Baba Saheb,
Maharaja of Satara. Th3 family cog-
nizance or crest is a talvdr or Indian
sword, point to the left, edge upward.
The father of the presem Dinkar Rao
was named Dhanaji Tlorat, Dinkar
Rao. Retidence : Satara. Bombay.

NARAYAN KRISHNA (oi Narayanrao
Krishnarao), Rao Saheb. The title is



personal and was conferred on May 24,
1883. Residence : Poona, Bombay.

NARAYAN MEGHAJI LOKHANDE,

Rao Bahadur. The title was conferred,
as a personal distinction, on January 1,
1896. Residence: Bombay.

NARAYAN PANDURANG BANAVAL-
EAR, Rao Bahadur. The title is
personal, and was conferred on May
10, 1884. Residence : Poona, Bombay.

NARAYAN RAGHUNATH G0RAK-
SHAEAR, Rao Saheb. Received the
title on January 2, 1899. Residence :
Bombay.

NARAYAN RAJARAM MULE, Rao
Saheb. The title was conferred on
June 22, 1897. Residence: Barsi,
Sholapur, Bombay.

NARAYAN RAO, Rao Saheb. The title
is hereditary, the Rao Saheb being
descended from the old Mahratta
rulers of Sagar. Ganpat Rao was the
founder of this branch of the family.
Residence : Sagar, Central Provinces.

NARAYAN RAO, R., Rao 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: Wardha,
Central Provinces.

NARAYAN RAO TJRF NANA SAHEB
GHORPADE (of Datwad), Amir-ul-
Umara Ghorpade Malanmat Madar,
Sendpati. The title is hereditary, the
Ghorpade being the descendant and
representative of Maloji Rao Ghorpade,
who obtained these titles, including
that of " Senapati," or Commander-in-
Chief, from the Maharaja of Kolhapur.
At the time of the Mahratta war the
Ghorpade aided the British against
the Peshwa, and consequently his
honours were declared hereditary by
the British Government. Narayan
Rao is the son of the late Amir-ul-
Umara Ghorpade, Ram Chandra Rao.
Residence : Belgaum, Bombay.

NARAYAN (RAGHUNATH) SHASTRI
GOKHLE, Mahdmahopddhydya. 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 languages. It entitles him to
take rank in Darbar immediately after
titular Rajas. Residence: Kolhapur,
Bombay.



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NARAYAN SINGH, Kunwdr. The title
is personal, being the courtesy title of
a son of the late Maharaja Sher Singh.
Residence: Lahore, Punjab.

NARAYAN SINGH, Sarddr Bahadur.
The Sarddr is Commandant of the Im-
perial Service Infantry of the Kapur-
thala State ; and received the title of
Sardar Bahadur on June 22, 1897.
Residence : Kapurthald, Punjab.

NARAYAN SINGH (of Kang), Sarddr.
The title is hereditary. The Sardar
is descended from Sardar Gaur Singh,
who, with his two brothers, the Sardars
Dargaha Singh and Dharm Singh, took
possession of Kang and the surround-
ing territory on the decline of the
Mughal Empire in the last century.
Sardar Gaur Singh's son was Sarddr
Hari Singh, whose grandson, Sarddr
Bhup Singh, was the father of the
present Sardar. Residence : Jalandhar,
Punjab.

NARAYAN SINGH, Mian, Rai Baha-
dur. The Mian has rendered good
service in the Police of the Punjab,
and received the title of Rai Bahadur
as a personal distinction on May 25,
1892. Residence : Rohtak, Punjab.

NARAYAN SINGH, Thakur, Rao Bahd-
dur, Rdjd. See Thakur.

NARAYAN SWAMI MUDALIYAR,
Arcot, Rai Bahadur. The title was
conferred on January 1, 1877. Resi-
dence : Bangalore, Mysore.

NARAYAN TRIMBAK WAIDYA, Rao

Bahadur. Received the title of Rao
Saheb on May 21, 1898, and that of
Rao Bahadur on June 3, 1899. Resi-
dence: Bombay.

NARAYAN VASUDEO BARVE, Rao

Bahadur. The title is personal, and
was conferred on February 24, 1885.
Residence : Ratnagiri, Bombay.

NARAYAN VISHNU BAPAT, Rao

Bahadur. The title is personal, and
was conferred on May 24, 1889. Resi-
dence: Bombay.

NARAYANA AIYAR, K. Rao Bahadur.
See Kannanur.

NARAYANAMTJRTHI PANTULU, B.

Rao Bahadur. See Buddhavarapu.

NARAYANASWAMI MUDALIYAR,

Arcot, Rai Bahadur. The title is
personal, and was conferred on January



1, 1877, on the occasion of the Pro-
clamation of Her Most Gracious
Majesty as Empress of India. The
Rai Bahadur belongs to a family of
Arcot, Madras. Residence : Bangalore,
Mysore.

NARAYANASWAMI PILLAI, Tiruva-
lur (of Madras), Rao Saheb. The title
is personal, and was conferred on
May 25, 1892. Residence: Bangalore,
Mysore.

NARAYANRAO APPAJI VAD, Rao

Bahadur. The title is personal and
was conferred on June 29, 1886.
Residence: Nasik, Bombay.

NARAYANRAO BHIKAJI, Rao Baha-
dur. 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. Resi-
dence : Jhabua, Central India.

NARAYANRAO RAMNAVA UDEA-
VAR, Rao Saheb. The title is per-
sonal and was conferred on January
1, 1894. Residence: North Kanara,
Bombay.

NARAYANRAO TRIMBAK, Rao Bahd-
dur. The title is hereditary. Resi-
dence: Nisik, Bombay.

NARAYANRAOJI NISAL, Rao Baha-
dur. The title is personal, and was
conferred on October 19, 1885. Resi-
dence : Ahmadnagar, Bombay.

NARBHE1AM RAGHUNATH DAS,

Rao Saheb. The title is personal, and
was conferred on February 16, 1887,
on the cccasion of the Jubilee of the
reign of Her Most Gracious Majesty.
Residence : Ahmadabad, Bombay.

NARENDSA BAHADUR PAL (of

Mahuli), Rdjd ; b. June 30, 1867. The
title is ancient and hereditary, the
Raja beiig the head of the important
Surajbans family of Mahuli. Resi-
dence: Mahuli, Basti, North-Western
Provinces.

NARENDRi. BAHADUR SINGH (of

Haraha), ttdjd ; b. April 27, 1851. The
title is hereditary. Belongs to a Suraj-
bans family that came from Kumaun
about 350 pears ago and settled first at
Faizabad. Bisram Singh was the
founder of the family ; eighth in
descent fr&rn him was Raja Lachmi
Narayan Singh of Haraha. Eight
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Singh, who died in 1859, and was
succeeded by his son, the present Rdjd.
The Raja has a son and heir, named
Rahuraj Singh, born 1877. Resi-
dence : Ranikatra, Pargand Daryabad,
Bard Banki, Oudh.

NARENDRA KRISHNA (DEB), Sir,
K.C.I.E., Maharaja Bahadur; b.
October 10, 1822. Belongs to the Sobha
Bazar family of Calcutta, whose
ancestors are said to have enjoyed
honours conferred by the Mughal
Emperors and the Nawabs of Bengal,
Behar, and Orissa. The founder of
the family was the Maharaja Nava
Krishna, who obtained a medal from
Lord Clive, and the title of Maharaja
Bahadur, for his services during the
war with the Nawab Suraj-ud-daula
and the establishment of the British
Power in Bengal after the battle of
Plassey. He was famous for his
munificence. Amongst other works of
benefit to the public he constructed a
good road from Diamond Harbour to
Kalpi, a distance of eight miles.
Despairing of having any male issue,
he adopted one of his nephews, the
Raja Gopi Mohan Deb {see Rajendra
Narayan Deb, Raja Bahadur), but
subsequently a son was born to him,
the Raja Raj Krishna Deb Bahadur
(father of the present Maharaja), and
he consequently divided his estates
between his own son and his adopted
son. Raja Raj Krishna Deb Bahadur
died at the age of forty-two, leaving
eight sons, of whom the Maharaja Sir
Narendra is the only surviving one.
Sir Narendra was educated at the
Hindu College; served the Govern-
ment as a Deputy Magistrate for about
nine years, from 1844 to 1853, in which
capacity he earned a solid reputation,
and on his retirement began his public
life as a Municipal Commissioner, a
Justice of the Peace, and a leading
Member of the British Indian Associa-
tion — of which important body he has
been thrice unanimously elected Presi-
dent. During the Viceroyalty of Lord
Northbrook he was formally gazetted
a Raja, having long held that title by
courtesy ; and he was also appointed a
Member of the Imperial Legislative
Council of India, in which he attained
a distinguished position. On the
occasion of the Proclamation of Her
Most Gracious Majesty as Empress of



India he was invited to attend the
Imperial Assemblage at Delhi, and
then was granted the title of Mahara ja
as a personal distinction. Subse-
quently he has been created a Knight
Commander of the Most Eminent
Order of the Indian Empire, and has
occupied a great many posts of dignity
and public usefulness. He has a son
and heir, Kumar Gopendra Krishna
Bahadur, M.A., B.L., a Member of the
Statutory Civil Service of Bengal, and
Joint-Magistrate of Sealdah, and
several other sons. Residence: Cal-
cutta, Bengal.

NARENDRA LAL KHAN (of Narajol),
Raja. The title was conferred, as a
personal distinction, on May 25, 1895.
Residence : Midnapur, Bengal.

NARHAT, Rao of. See Pahar Singh.

NARINDAR CHAND (of Nadaun), Rdjd.
The title is hereditary. The Raja
succeeded his father, the late Raja
Amar Chand of Nadaun, in 1890. The
family is of Rajput (Katoch) origin.
The grandfather of the Raja was Sir
Jodhbir Singh, brother-in-law of the
Mahdrdjd Ranjit Singh of Lahore.
Residence : Nadaun, Kangra, Punjab.

NARINDAR NATH, Diwdn. The title
is hereditary. Residence: Lahore,
Punjab.

NARINDAR SINGH, Sarddr Bahadur.
The title of Sardar is hereditary, and
the personal title of Sarddr Bahadur
was conferred on May 25, 1892. Resi-
dence : Lahore, Punjab.

NARINJAN NATH, Kunwdr. The title
is hereditary. Residence: Lahore,
Punjab.

NAROTAM SINGH (of Eka), Rdjd; b.
1835. The title is hereditary. Belongs
to the illustrious Chauhan clan of
Rajputs, being an offshoot of the
Partapner House, and consequently
a descendant of Prithvi Rdjd, last
Chauhdn Emperor of Delhi and Ajmir.
The father of the present Rdjd, Hira
Singh, succeeded to the Rdj in 1862
a.d. ; he died in 1876, and was succeeded
by the present Rdjd. The latter has a
son named Ldl Singh. Residence : Eka,
Mainpuri, North-Western Provinces.

NARPAT SINGH (of Asothar), Rdjd;
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the Ra ja of Asothar being a descendant
of Deogaj Singh, who came from
Khichhidara or Raghugarh in Central
India in 1543, and married the daughter
of the Raja of Aijhi, to whose posses-
sions he succeeded. The late Raja
Lachhman Prasad Singh was an
Honorary Magistrate ; on his death in
1891 he was succeeded by Raja Narpat
Singh. Residence: Asothar, Fatehpur,
North-Western Provinces.

NARSILAL REVADAS, Rao Bahadur.
The title is personal, and was conferred
on January 1,1891. Residence: Ahmad-
abad, Bombay.

NARSINGH DAS LALA, Rai Bahadur.
The title is personal, and was conferred
on May 25, 1895. Residence : Jammu.

NARSINGH DATT, Rai Bahadur. The
title is personal, and was conferred on
May 26, 1894. Residence: Howrah,
Bengal.

NARSINGHGARH, His Highness Raja
Mahtab Singh, Rdjd of A ruling
chief ; b. 1839. Succeeded to the gadi
June 28, 1890. Belongs to an Umat
Rajput (Hindu) family, descended
from Ajab Singh, who was Minister
to the Rawat of Rajgarh. His son,
Parasa Ram, succeeded him as Minister
in 1660 A.D., and ultimately compelled
the Rawat, in 1681, to share his
dominions with him — thereby founding
the State of Narsinghgarh, which is
at present tributary to Indore. Raja
Partab Singh, father of the present
Raja, succeeded in 1875, his father in
1872 having received from the British
Government that hereditary title.
The family banner is white with a
scarlet bordure, bearing in the centre
the effigy of Hanuman, the monkey-
god. The area of the State is 623
square miles; its population 112,427,
chiefly Hindus, but including about
5000 Muhammadans, and 6000 belong-
ing to aboriginal tribes. His Highness
maintains a military force of 318
cavalry, 450 infantry, and 16 guns, and
is entitled to a salute of 11 guns.
Residence : Narsinghgarh, Bhopal,
Central India.

NARSINGHPUR, Raja Sadhn Charan
Man Singh Hari Chandan, Raja of.
A ruling chief ; b. 1883. Succeeded to
the gadi as a minor December 4, 1884.
Belongs to a Rajput (Hindu) family,



of whom there have been twenty-three
generations of Rajas in Narsinghpur
since the time when its founder,
Dharma Raja, ousted the aboriginal
headmen and assumed the govern-
ment. For the last nine generations
son has succeeded father, each bearing
the styles and titles of "Man Singh
Hari Chandan Mahapatra," in addition
to the hereditary title of Raja, which
was formally confirmed by the British
Government in 1874. The family
cognizance is a scorpion. The area of
the State, which is one of the Orissa
Tributary Mahals, is 199 square miles ;
its population is 32,583, chiefly Hindus.
The Raja maintains a military force
of 184 infantry. Residence : Kila
Narsinghpur, Orissa, Bengal.

NARSIRAM VAJERAM, Rao Bahadur.
The title is personal, and was conferred
on June 1, 1888. Residence: Kaira,
Bombay.

NARSU RAM CHANDRA G0DE0LE,

Rao Saheb; b. May 16, 1842. The
title is personal, and was conferred on
August 11, 1881. The Rao Saheb
was educated at Satara, and at the
Science College, Poona ; and thence
was appointed to the Public Works
Department of Bombay in 1861. From
1857 to 1887 he was Secretary and
Engineer to the Poona City Municipal
Corporation ; and from 1887 to 1889
Executive Officer to the Poona Canton-
ment Fund. He is now Member of the
Poona Municipal Corporation, and an
Honorary Magistrate, as well as
member of many local Committees.
He has two sons — Ananta, born 1864 ;
and Krishna, born 1874. Residence:
Poona, Bombay.

NARUK0T, Dipsingh Jagatsingh, Chief
of. A ruling chief; b. 1841. Belongs
to a Koli (aboriginal) family. The
area of the State is 143 square miles ;
its population is 6440, chiefly Hindus.
It is tributary to Baroda. Residence :
Jhotwar, Gujarat, Bombay.

NARWAR, Rao Raghunath Singh, Rao
of. A ruling chief ; b. 1863. Succeeded
to the gadi June 12, 1882. Belongs to
a Jhala Rajput (Hindu) family. The
population of this State is about 2000,
chiefly Hindus. Residence : Narwar,
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NASARVANJI HORMASJI CHOKSY,

Khan Bahadur. The title is personal,
and was conferred on June 22, 1897.
Residence: Bombay.

NASARVANJI KHARSEDJI, Khan Ba-
hadur. 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. Residence: Ahmadnagar, Bom-
bay.

NASARVANJI SHERIADJI GINVALA,
Khan Bahadur. The title is personal,
and was conferred on January 1, 1894.
Residence : Broach, Bombay.

NASHIPUR, Rdjd Bahadur of. See
Ranajit Sinha.

NASIR ALI, Mir, Khan Bahadur. See
Mir Nasir AH.

NASIR All KHAN, Mir, Khan Baha-
dur; b. 1848. Received the title on
June 22, 1897. Residence : Delhi.

NASIR-UD-DIN AHMAD, Maulavi
Sayyid, Khan Bahadur. The title is
personal, and was conferred on January
1, 1895. Residence : Bihar, Bengal.

NASIR-UD-DIN KHAN, Khan Saheb.
Received the title on June 3, 1899.
Residence: Medical Department, India.

NASIR-UD-DIN MIRZA, Nawdb Baha-
dur. The title is personal, being the
courtesy title of a great-grandson of
his late Majesty Muhammad Ali
Shah, King of Oudh. He is a son of
Sulaiman Mirza, grandson of that
monarch. Residence: Oudh.

NASRAT All, Chaudhri, Khan Baha-
dur; b. August 18, 1849. The title is
personal, and was conferred on Janu-
ary 2, 1888. Belongs to a family
claiming descent from the first Khalif .
His ancestors held high offices under
the former Governments of Oudh. He
is a nephew of Muhammad Azim (q.v.),
hereditary Chaudhri of Kakrali in
Hardoi district, Oudh. Chaudhri
Nasrat Ali, Khan Bahadur, rendered
valuable service to Government in
connection with the preparation of the
Oudh Rent Act. He is an Honorary
Magistrate, and Assistant Secretary of
the British Indian Association. Resi-
dence : Lucknow, Oudh.

NASRAT ALI 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 :
Shikarpur, Sind.

NASWADI, Thakur Mansinghji, Thakur
of. A ruling chief; b. 1880. Belongs
to a Rajput (Hindu) family. The
State, which is tributary to Baroda,
has an area of about 8 square miles.
The Thakur is still a minor. Resi-
dence : Naswadi, Rewa Kantha, Bom-
bay.

NATHAN SINGH, Chaudhri, Rai Saheb.
The title of Rai Saheb was conferred
on the Chaudhri as a personal distinc-
tion on January 1, 1892. Residence:
Sonepat, Punjab.

NATHI MAL. See Nathu Mall.

NATHU BAPUJI, Rao Bahadur. The
title is personal, and was conferred on
August 13, 1881. Residence : Ahmad-
nagar, Bombay.

NATHU MALL, Lala, Rai Bahddur.
The title was conferred on January
1, 1896. Residence: Khurja, North-
Western Provinces.

NATHU RAM, Lala, Rai Saheb. Received
the title on January 2, 1899. Resi-
dence : North-Western Provinces.

NATHU RAM, Seth, Rai Saheb. The
title was conferred on May 25, 1895.
Residence : Harda, Central Provinces.

NATHU SINGH, Sarddr Bahddur. The
Sardar is Commandant of the Imperial
Service Infantry of the Alwar State,
and received the title of Sardar Bahd-
dur on June 22, 1897. Residence:
Alwar, Rajput&na.

NATOR, Kumar of. See Jogindra Nath
Rai.

NAULANA, Thakur Pirtbi Singh, Thd-
kur of. A ruling chief ; b. 1877. Suc-
ceeded to the yadi as a minor in 1884.
Belongs to a Rajput (Hindu) family.
The population of the State is about
407, chiefly Hindus. Residence : Nau-
lana, Western Malwa, Central India.

NAURANG KHAN, Khan Bahddur. The
title was conferred on March 11, 1859,
as a personal distinction, for very
distinguished services during the
Multan rebellion and the Mutiny of
1857. Belongs to the Gandapur
(Afghan) family of Kulachi in the
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Punjab. He raised 50 horse and 100
foot for service in the Multan campaign,
and was desperately wounded at that
time. At the close of the campaign
he joined the Police, retiring on a
pension after three years, but con-
tinued to volunteer for service on the
frontier, and his son, Muhammad
Zaman Khan, was killed in this service.
When the Mutiny broke out in 1857
he raised 600 men, and leaving 200
foot with the Deputy Commissioner
of Dera Ismail Khan, he joined Sir
Herbert Edwardes with the residue at
Peshawar, and marched at the head of
these followers into Hindustan. He
was engaged in the actions against the
rebels at Jhelum, Delhi, Najafgarh,
and elsewhere, and on one occasion
saved Lieutenant Lind's life by killing
a Sepoy who was about to bayonet that
officer when dismounted. For these
services he received a jdgir in per-
petuity, and the title of Khan Baha-
dur. His son, Muhammad Zaman
Khan, mentioned above, left a son
named Bakhtiyar Khan. Another son,
Mehardil Khan, has three sons — Faiz
Muhammad Khan, born 1862 ; Sayyid
Muhammad Khan, born 1864;
Abdulla Khan, born 1866. A third
son, Sarfaraz Khan, Risaldar, has two
sons — Gulzar Khan and Kunidad
Khan. A fourth son, Sikandar Khan,
has a son named Samandar Khan.
Residence : Kulachi, Dera Ismail Khan,
Punjab.

NATJR0Z. See Naoroz.

NAVA G0PAL SARKAR, Rai Bahadur.
The title was conferred as a personal
distinction on January 1, 1894. Resi-
dence : Calcutta, Bengal.

NAVA KISH0R SEN, Rai Saheb. The
title was conferred as a personal dis-
tinction, on June 22, 1897. Residence :
Surma Valley, Assam.

NAVA KRISHNA RAI, Rai Saheb. The
title was conferred on January 1, 1896,
as a personal distinction. Residence :
Bengal.

NAVALPUR, Phulsingh Lashkari Padvi,
Chief of. A ruling chief; b. 1867.
Succeeded to the gadi in 1876 as a
minor. The State, which is one of the
Mewas States of Khandesh, has an
area of 20 square miles, and a popula-
tion of 180, chiefly Bhils (aborigines) ;



to which tribe also the Chief belongs.
Residence : Navalpur, Khandesh, Bom-
bay.

NAVIN. &*Nobin.



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