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ABAJI BALWANT BHISE, Rao Baha-
dur. The title is personal, and was
conferred on September 11, 1884.
Residence : Bombay.

ABBAS HUSAIN, Muhammad, Kasra
Bakht Mirza Bahadur. See Mu-
hammad.

ABBAS KHAN, Shahbazurgkhel, Khan
Saheb. Received the title on June 3,
1899. Residence : Bannu, Punjab.

ABDUL ALI, Khan Bahadur. The Khan
Bahadur was born in 1863, and is a
descendant of the old Nawabs of the
Carnatic, being the son of Muazzaz-
ud-daula, and grandson of his late
Highness Azim Jah, first titular Prince
of Arcot. He was granted the personal
title of Khan Bahadur in 1876. Resi-
dence : Madras.

ABDUL ALI, Mir, Khan Bahadur, and
Sarddr. The titles are personal, and
were conferred, the first on January
22, 1873, and the second on May 30,
1891. Residence: Bombay.

ABDUL ALI, Muhammad, Khan Baha-
dur. See Muhammad.

ABDUL ALI MULLA HIPT00LA MISRI,

Shaikh, Khan Saheb. Received the
title on June 3, 1899. Residence;
Bombay.

ABDUL BARI, Muhammad, Khan Baha-
dur. See Muhammad.

ABDUL FATEH,Maulavi, Sayyid, Khan
Bahadur. The title is personal, and
was conferred on January 1, 1887.
Residence : Nasik, Bombay.

ABDUL FIROZ KHAN (of Savanur),

Nawdb. The Nawab is the uncle of
the ruling Nawdb of Savanur in the
Dharwar district. The title is here-
ditary. Residence: Dharwar, Bombay.



ABDUL FIROZ KHAN, Khan 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 : Bhusa-
wal, Bombay.

ABDUL GHAFUR, Maulavi, Khan Baha-
dur. The title was conferred on
January 1, 1898. Has been Deputy-
Collector of Allahabad. Residence :
Allahabad.

ABDUL GHAFUR, Munshi, Khan Saheb.
Received the title on January 1, 1898,
for services in Military Works Depart-
ment. Residence : Military Works
Department, Simla.

ABDUL GHAFUR KHAN, Khan Baha-
dur. The title is personal, and was
conferred on June 22, 1897. Residence :
Survey of India, Calcutta.

ABDUL GHAFUR KHAN (Khan of
Teri), Khan Bahadur. The title was
conferred on June 22, 1897. Residence :
Teri, Kohat, Punjab.

ABDUL GHANI, Maulavi, Khan Baha-
dur. An Extra Assistant Commissioner
of the Punjab. Created a Khan Baha-
dur, as a personal distinction, January
2, 1893. Residence: Faridabad, Pun-
jab.

ABDUL HAI, Maulavi, Shams-ul-Ulama.
The title was conferred (for learning)
on January 3, 1893. Residence :
Calcutta.

ABDUL HAKIM KHAN (of Peshawar),

Khan Saheb. Granted the title, as a
personal distinction, January 2, 1893,
for eminent services at Gilgit. Resi-
dence : Gilgit, Kashmir.



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AHWt H&KK, 'Shadlkh,, XJlcU Bahadur.
The title was conferred on January 1,

1898. Residence: Pilibhit, North-
western Provinces.

ABDULHAKK, Maulavi (of Khairabad),

Shams-ul-Ulama. The title was con-
ferred (for learning) on February 16,
1887, on the occasion of the Jubilee
of the reign of Her Most Gracious
Majesty. Residence ; Sitapur, Oudh.

ABDUL HAMID, Maulavi, Khan Baha-
dur. The title was conferred on May
26, 1894. Residence: Meerut, North-
Western Provinces.

ABDUL HAMID KHAN, Khan Bahadur.
The title of Khan Saheb was conferred
on June 22, 1897 ; and that of Khan
Bahadur on January 1, 1899. Resi-
dence : Malakand, Punjab Frontier.

ABDUL HUSAIN KHAN, Mir (of
Tando Mir), His Highness ; b. May 13,
1850. The title is personal, and was
conferred in recognition of his position
as grandson of the Amir, who was the
ruler of Sind at the time of the an-
nexation. Residence: Hyderabad, Sind.

ABDUL ISLAM BIN ADAM, Khan
Bahadur. The title is personal, and
was conferred on May 1, 1880. Resi-
dence : Nasik, Bombay.

ABDUL JABBAR, Maulavi, C.I.E.,
Khan Bahadur. The Khan Bahadur
is a Deputy Magistrate of the 24-
Parganas at Calcutta, and having
rendered excellent service in that
capacity, received the title as a personal
distinction on May 25, 1892. Created
a CLE. on May 25, 1895. Residence :
Calcutta.

ABDUL J ALII, Muhammad, Maulavi,
Shams-ul-Ulama. Received the title
in recognition of his eminence in
oriental learning, on June 22, 1897.
Is Professor of Arabic in the Benares
College. Residence: Benares, North-
western Provinces.

ABDUL JAMLL, Kazi, Khan Bahadur.
Received the title on June 3, 1899.
Residence : Bareilly, Oudh.

ABDUL KADIR, Maulavi, Khan Saheb.
The title was conferred on January 2,

1899. Is Municipal Commissioner of
Surat. Residence : Surat, Bombay.

ABDUL KADIR, Shaikh, Khan Saheb.
Received the title on January 2, 1899.
Residence: Bombay.



ABDUL KADIR, Subadar-Major, Khan
Saheb. The title was conferred on
June 22, 1897. Residence: Belgaum,
Bombay.

ABDUL KADIR KHAN, walad ALI
AKBAR KHAN, Mir. The title is
hereditary, the Mir being a representa-
tive of one of theMirs or Chiefs of Sind
at the time of the annexation. Resi-
dence : Shikarpur, Sind.

ABDUL KARIM, Munshi Hafir, C.I.E.,
C. V.O. Is Indian Secretary to Her
Majesty the Queen, Empress of India.
Created a Companion of the Most
Eminent Order of the Indian Empire
on May 25, 1895 ; and a Companion
of the Royal Victorian Order, on May
24, 1899. Residence : England.

ABDUL KARIM, Shaikh Hafiz, C.I.E.,

Khan Bahadur; b. 1838. The title
was conferred on May 24, 1884, for
services rendered by his ancestors, and
for his own acts of public generosity ;
and he was created a Companion of
the Most Eminent Order of the Indian
Empire, May 21, 1890. Residence:
Meerut, North-Western Provinces.

ABDUL KARIM KHAN SAHEB, Khan
Bahadur. The title was conferred on
January 1, 1898. Residence : Madras.

ABDUL LATIF AGHA JOHAR, Khan
Bahadur. The title was conferred by
the Carnatic Nawab, and recognized
by Government December 16, 1890.
The Khan Bahadur also bears the
Carnatic titles of Asad Jang Said-ul-
daula. Residence: Arabia.

ABDUL LATIF LONDE, Kazi, Shams-ul-
Ulama. The title was conferred on
January 2, 1888, for eminent oriental
scholarship. Residence: Bombay.

ABDUL MAHMUD KHAN, Khcln Baha-
dur. Has done good service in the
Medical Department, Bengal ; and
received the title on January 1, 1891.
Residence: Calcutta.

ABDUL MAJID, Khan Bahadur. Is
son of the Prince of Arcot; granted
the title on June 22, 1897. Residence :
Madras.

ABDUL MAJID, Hakim Sayyid, KJidn
Bahadur. Title conferred May 26,
1894. Residence : Cuddapah, Madras.



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ABDUL MAJID, Maulavi, Khdn Baha-
dur. The title was conferred on
January 1, 1898. Is Honorary Magis-
trate. Residence: Kangpur, Bengal.

ABDUL MAJID KHAN, Khan Bahadur.
Title conferred January 1, 1894.
Residence : Pilibhit, North- Western
Provinces.

ABDUL MAJID KHAN, Khan Saheb.
Received the title on May 21, 1898.
Residence: Nagpur, Central Provinces.

ABDUL MAJID KHAN (of Delhi),
Hazik-ul-Mulk. The title was con-
ferred on May 21, 1898. Residence:
Delhi, Punjab.

ABDUL MAJID KHAN, Achakzai, Khan
Saheb. Eeceived the title on June 22,
1897. Residence: Gulistan, Baluchis-
tan.

ABDUL MAJID KHAN, Malik, Bazai,
Khan Saheb. Received the title on
January 1, 1898. Residence: Balu-
chistan.

ABDUL QUAYYUM KHAN, Khan Baha-
dur. The title was conferred on May
21, 1898. Residence: Tirah, Punjab
Frontier.

ABDUL (ABDUR) RAHIM, Muhammad,
Khdn Bahadur. Title conferred Janu-
ary 21, 1892. Residence: Ghazipur,
North- Western Provinces.

ABDUL (ABDUR) RAHIM, Shaikh,
Khdn Bahadur. The title was con-
ferred on May 20, 1890, for good
service in the Medical Department.
Residence: Bengal.

ABDUL (ABDUR) RAHIM HAKIM,

Khdn Bahadur. The title was conferred
on April 6, 1882. Residence : Bushire.

ABDUL (ABDUR) RAHIM KHAN,

Khdn Bahadur. The title was con-
ferred on January 1 , 1 87 7 . Residence :
Bannu, Punjab.

ABDUL (ABDUR) RAHMAN, Shaikh,
Khdn Saheb. The title was conferred
on June 22, 1897. Residence: Zhob,
Baluchistan.

ABDUL (ABDUR) RAHMAN, Khdn
Bahddur. The Khan Bahadur was a
Deputy Commissioner in the district
of Shimoga, Mysore, under the govern-
ment of His Highness the Maharaja
of Mysore, and received the title on
July 13, 1892. Residence: Bangalore,
Mysore.



ABDUL (ABDUR) RAHMAN, Khdn
Bahddur. The title was conferred on
January 1, 1896. Residence : Banga-
lore, Mysore.

ABDUL (ABDUR) RAHMAN, Haji
Muhammad Kadwani, Khan Bahd-
dur. Received the title on June 3,
1899. Residence: Bombay.

ABDUL (ABDUR) RAHMAN, Muham-
mad, Khdn Bahddur. The title was
conferred by the Nawab of the Car-
natic, and recognized by the British
Government on December 16, 1890.
Residence: Madras.

ABDUL (ABDUR) RAHMAN, Munshi,
Khdn Saheb. Received the title on
January 1, 1898. Residence: Rehli,
Sagar, Central Provinces.

ABDUL (ABDUR) RAHMAN, A. F. M„

Khdn Bahddur. Is judgeof theS.C.C,
Calcutta. Received the title on May
21,1898. Residence: Calcutta.

ABDUL (ABDUR) RAHMAN KHAN,

Khdn Bahddur. The title was con-
ferred for services to Government in
the Postal Department, on September
28,1891. Residence: Hazar a, Punjab.

ABDUL (ABDUR) RAUF, Maulavi,
Shams-ul-Ulama. The title was con-
ferred on May 20, 1890, for distinction
in oriental learning. Residence: Patna,
Bengal.

ABDUL (ABDUR) RAUF KHAN

Subadar-Major,^M» Bahadur. The
title was conferred on June 22, 1897,
for eminent service in Border Military
Police. Residence : Peshawar, Punjab.

ABDUL (ABDUR) RAZAK BIN KAR-
TAS, Khdn Bahadur. The title was con-
ferred on January 1, 1899. Residence :
Bombay.

ABDUL (ABDUR) RAZZAK, Khdn
BaMdur. The title was conferred on
June 1, 1888, for distinguished medical
service. Residence: Jeddah.

ABDUL (ABDUS) SAMAD, Khdn Bahd-
dur. The title was conferred on Feb-
ruary 18, 1887. Residence: Indore,
Central India.

ABDUL (ABDUS) SAMAD, Hafiz Mu-
hammad, Khdn Bahddur. The title
was conferred by the Nawab of the
Carnatic,and recognized by the Govern-
ment on July 7, 1892.



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ABDUL (ABDUS) SUBHAN, Khdn
Bahadur. The title was conferred on
May 30, 1891. Residence: Madura,
Madras.

ABDUL (ABDUS) SUBHAN CHAUDHRI,

Sayyid, Naicdb. The title was con-
ferred on January 3, 1893. Residence :
Bogra, Bengal.

ABDUL RAHEMAN, Shaikh, Khdn
Saheb. The title was conferred on
May 21, 1898. Residence: Karachi,
Sind, Bombay.

ABDULLA KHAN, Hafiz, Nawdb. The
title is hereditary, and the Nawab
Abdulla Khan was specially selected
to succeed to it in August 1881. The
title had been recognized July 30,
1875. Residence: Dera Ismail Khan,
Punjab.

ABDULLA KHAN, Khdn Saheb. The
title was conferred on February 16,
1887. Residence: Sibi, Baluchistan.

ABDULLA KHAN, Khdn BaMdur.
The title of Khan Saheb was conferred
on January 2, 1888, and that of Khan
Bahadur on May 30, 1891. Residence :
Ajmir, Bajputana.

ABDULLA KHAN BAHADUR, Muham-
mad, CLE. See Muhammad.

ABDULALLY. See Abdul Ali.
ABDUR. See Abdul.
ABDUS. See Abdul.

ABDUS-SALAM, KMn Bahadur. Re-
ceived the title on May 21, 1898.
Residence : Thagi Department.

ABDUS SUBHAN, Khdn Bahadur. See
Abdul.

ABDUS SUBHAN, Sayyid, Chaudhri,

Nawdb. See Abdul.

ABHAI CHARAN MITTER, Rat Baha-
dur. See Mittar.

ABID ALI BAHADUR, Kamr Kadr
Mirza, Prince. This is the courtesy
title of the late King of Oudh. Resi-
dence : Calcutta, Bengal.

ABINAS CHANDRA BANERJI, Rai

Bahadur. See Banarji.

ABUBAKR, Beari, Haji, Khdn Bahadur.
Received the title on January 3, 1893.
Residence: Mangalore, Madras.

ABU SALEH, Muhammad, Maulavi
Sayyid, Khdn Bahddur. Received the
title January 1, 1892. Residence:
Gaya, Bengal.



ABU TALIB KHAN, Muhammad. See
Muhammad Abu Talib Khan.

ABUL ALI DARAGAH MIRZA BA-
HADUR, Prince. This is the courtesy
title of the twentieth son of the late
King of Oudh. Residence: Calcutta,
Bengal.

ABUL KHAIR MUHAMMAD SIDDIQ,

Maulavi, Sliams-ul-Ulama ; b. 1851.
The title was conferred for eminence
in oriental learning on January 1,
1897. Residence: Nauhati, Bengal.

ACHAL SINGH (of Kaimahra), Rdjd;
b. June 15, 1880, and succeeded Rajd
Narpat Singh in 1886. The title is
hereditary. The Raja of Kaimahra
represents the elder branch of the
Jan war family, the Raja of Oel repre-
senting the junior branch. His mother
is the Rani Ranikunwar. Residence:
Kheri, Oudh.

ACHAYYAMMA GARU, Sri Aukitham,
Rdni. The personal title was conferred
on January 1, 1896. Residence: Viza-
gapatam, Madras.

ADAM YUSUFBHAI, Shaikh, Khdn
Saheb. The title was conferred on
January 2, 1899. Residence : Bombay.

ADARGANJ, Rai of. See Madho Parshad
Singh.

ADARJI JAMSHEDJI, Khdn Saheb. The
title was conferred on October 20, 1885.
Residence: Bombay.

ADARJI S0RABJI, Khdn Saheb. Re-
ceived the title on January 2, 1899, for
good service in the Customs Depart-
ment. Residence: Zaila.

ADINARAYANA AIYAR, Mutlur, Rao
Bahddur. The title was conferred on
January 1, 1896. Residence: Trichi-
nopoly, Madras.

ADITYA RAM BHATTACHARJI, Pan-
dit, Mahdmapo'pddhydya. The title
was conferred, for eminence in oriental
learning, on June 22, 1897. The Pan-
dit is Professor of Sanskrit in the Muir
Central College, Allahabad. Resi-
dence : Allahabad, North-Western Pro-
vinces.

AFGHANISTAN, His Highness the Amir
of, G.C.B., G. C.S.I. A ruling chief.
His Highness Sir Abdur Rahman
Khan, G.C.S.I., Amir of Afghanistan,
was born about the year 1843, and was
placed on the throne by the British
authorities on July 22, 1880. He is a



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younger son of the late Amir Sher Ali
Khan, Amir of Kabul, and lived for
some years as an exile, but was brought
back after the last Afghan war. The
area of the State is about 270,000
square miles ; its population about
4,901,000, chiefly Muhammadans. His
Highness was created a G. C.S.I, on
April 28, 1885; and a G.C.B. on
January 1, 1894. He is entitled to a
salute of 21 guns ; and maintains a
military force of 19,500 cavalry, 40,408
infantry, and 210 guns. Residence:
Kabul.

AFRIDI KHAN, Malik, Khdn Saheb ; b.
1830. Received the title on January
1, 1897. Residence : Peshawar.

AFSAR. See Afzar.

AFZAL KHAN, Muhammad. See Mu-
hammad.

AFZAL KHAN, Sardar Muhammad,
Nawdb. The Sardar received the per-
sonal title of Nawab on January 1,
1894. Residence: Dera Ismail Khan,
Punjab.

AFZAL KHAN, Lieutenant - Colonel
Wazirzada Muhammad, C.S.I. , Nawdb.
See Muhammad.

AFZAR-I-JANG, Nawab, Major, CLE.
See Muhammad Ali Bey.

AGAR (REWA KANTHA), Thakur
Gambhir Singh, Thdkur of. A ruling
chief. Born about 1867 ; is a Muham-
madan of Rajput descent. The area
of the State is about 9 square miles ;
its population consists chiefly of
Bhils. Residence : Agar, Rewa Kantha,
Bombay.

AGHA. This is generally a prefix. See
under the name that follows.

AGHA AHMAD, Ispahan!, Khdn Baha-
dur. Received the title on January 1,
1890. Residence: Rangoon, Burma.

AGHA KHAN, His Highness. See
Sultan.

AG0RI BARHAR, Rani of. See Bed

Saran.

AGRA BARKHERA (BHOFAL), Bal-
want Singh, Thdkur of. A ruling
chief. Thakur Balwant Singh is a
Rajput Chief (Hindu), born about the
year 1827. He succeeded to the title,
which is hereditary, on July 9, 1859.
The population of the State, which is



situated in the Bhopal Agency, Cen-
tral India, is about 4200, and consists
chiefly of Hindus. Residence: Agra
Barkhera, Bhopal, Central India.

AGR0R, Khdn of. See Ali Gauhar Khan.

AHFAY-UR-RAHIM, Muhammad, Khdn
Saheb. Received the title on January
1, 1898. Residence: Jabalpur, Central
Provinces.

AHMAD, Maulavi, Khdn Bahadur. The
title is personal, and was conferred on
January 1, 1890 " for loyalty and public
spirit." Residence: 70 Toltollah Lane,
Calcutta, Bengal.

AHMAD, Maulavi, Shams-ul-ulama. The
title was conferred for learning, on
May 30, 1891. Residence: Calcutta.

AHMAD ALI, Khdn Bahadur. The
title was conferred on June 22, 1897.
Residence: Berar.

AHMAD ALI, Muhammad, Nawdb
Bahadur. See Muhammad.

AHMAD ALI KHAN, Khdn Bahadur.
The Khan Bahadur has rendered good
service on the Survey of India, and
received the title as a personal dis-
tinction on May 25, 1892. Residence :
Calcutta.

AHMAD BAKHSH, Shaikh, Khdn Ba-
hadur; b. 1815. Son of Tir Bakhsh,
who was in the service of the Raja of
Nagpur; and whose ancestor, Malik
Bal Lai, settled in the Fatehpur dis-
trict in the reign of Shahab-ud-din
Ghori. The Khan Bahadur served in
the Bengal Light Cavalry from the
year 1830 ; and took part in the cam-
paign against the Bhils in 1832, and in
the Afghan war in 1839. He went
through the Kabul campaigns, and
joined in the pursuit of Dost Mu-
hammad. For his loyalty during the
Mutiny he was rewarded with a khilat,
a jdgir (grant of lands), and the title
of Khan Bahadur, which was conferred
on him January 1866. Residence:
Fatehpur, North- Western Provinces.

AHMAD BAKHSH KHAN, Nagar,
Sardar Bahadur, Nawdb. The Sardar
Bahadur, who is a pensioned Risaldar-
Major in Her Majesty's Army, was
given the hereditary title of Nawab
for his loj r al services, on May 25, 1895.
Residence : Hyderabad, Deccan.



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AHMAD GURIKAL, Manjeri, Khan
BaMdur ; b. 1825. Granted the per-
sonal title of Khan Bahadur for good
service in the Madras Police, from
which he retired on pension in 1888.
Residence: Malabar, Madras Presi-
dency.

AHMAD HASAN KHAN, Nawdb Baha-
dur. Son of the Nawab Kalb Ali
Khan, and a grandson of the late Saa-
dat Ali Khan, King of Oudh. The
title is personal. Residence: Lucknow,
Oudh.

AHMAD HUSAIN KHAN (of Fatehpur
Haswa), Khan BaMdur. Received
the personal title of Khan Bahadur on
June 3, 1893. Residence: Sehore,
Central India.

AHMAD HUSAIN KHAN, Nawdb (of
Fatehpur) ;b. 1826. The title is heredi-
tary. The family originally came
from Teheran ; its founder, Sayyid
Ikram-ud-din Ahmad, accompanied
the Emperor Humayun on his return
from Persia, took service under the
Delhi emperors, and was appointed a
mansabddr by the great Akbar. The
Nawab has two sons— Ali Husain
Khan and Bakar Husain Khan. Resi-
dence: Bakarganj, Fatehpur, North-
Western Provinces.

AHMAD HUSAIN KHAN (of Pariawan),
SHAIKH, Khan Bahadur; b. 1865;
succeeded 1877. The title is heredi-
tary, and was conferred December 4,
1877, on Dost Muhammad of Pariawan,
on account of his services in the
Mutiny. The present Khan Bahadur
is an Honorary Magistrate . Residence :
Pariawan, Partabgarh, Oudh.

AHMAD KHAN walad MUHAMMAD
HASAN KHAN, Mir. The title is
personal, as being that of a descendant
of the ancient Mirs of Sind. Residence :
Shikarpur, Sind.

AHMAD KHAN, Jamadar, Khan Saheb.
The title is personal, and was con-
ferred on February 16, 1887, on the
occasion of the Jubilee of the reign of
Her Most Gracious Majesty. Residence:
11th Bengal Lancers, India.

AHMAD KHAN, Sayyid, CLE. Was
created a Companion of the Most Emi-
nent Order of the Indian Empire,
January 1, 1888. Residence :

AHMAD MOHI-UD-DIN, Khan Bahadur.
Son of Ibruth Jang Bahadur, by a



niece of the Hon. Sir Sharful Umra
Bahadur, K.C.S.I. ; b. 1835 ; m. 1864,
to the second daughter of His High-
ness Nawab Zahir-ud-daula, G.C.S.I.,
second Prince of Arcot. Created Khan
Bahadur, 1874. Residence: Mylapur
and Adyar, Madras.

AHMAD MUHI-UD-DIN, Khan Bahadur.
The Khan Bahadur is a member of the
Carnatic family, being a son-in-law of
his late Highness Zahir-ud-daula, the
second of the titular Princes of Arcot.
He was born in 1842, and was granted
the personal title in 1875. Residence :
Madras.

AHMAD NUR KHAN alias MANGAL
KHAN, Khan Bahadur. The title was
conferred on June 22, 1897 . Residence :
Pilibhit, North- Western Provinces.

AHMAD SHAH, Khan Bahadur. The
title was conferred on January 1, 1894,
Residence: Jalandhur, Punjab.

AHMAD SHAH SAYYID (of Sardhana),

Nawab; b. January 1, 1835. Succeeded
in 1882. The family are Muswi or
Mashadi Sayyids, descended from
Hayat Ali Musa Raza, and originally
residing at Paghman near Kabul. On
account of services rendered to Alex-
ander Barnes in his Kabul mission,
and subsequently to the English in
their retreat from Kabul, they were
expelled from Kabul and settled at
Sardhana. When the Mutiny occurred
at Meerut, the head of the family,
Sayyid Muhammad Jan Fishan, Khan
Saheb, raised a body of horse, consist-
ing of his followers and dependents,
and officered by himself and his
relatives ; accompanied General Wil-
son's force to the Hindan ; was present
in both actions, and thence to Delhi,
where he remained with the head-
quarters camp till the city was taken,
when his men were employed to keep
order in Delhi. For these eminent
services the title of Nawab, with a
suitable khilat, was conferred on him.
And each of his successors has received
the title of Nawab for life on succeed-
ing to the estates. Residence: Sard-
hana, North- Western Provinces.

AHMAD YAR KHAN, Khan Bahadur.
Received the title on May 25, 1892.
Residence : Baluchistan.

AHMED. See Ahmad.



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AHSANTJLLA, The Hon. Sir Khwaja,
K.C.I.E., JVawdb Bahadur. Son and
heir of the late Nawab (of Dacca)
Kbwaja Sir Abdul Ghani, K.C.S.I.
The Nawab Bahadur, who was born in
1846, bas long managed the large
family property, and has followed in
the footsteps of his father, both as a
liberal and enlightened landlord, and
in his large public benefactions. He
received the title of Nawab Bahadur
on January 1, 1892 ; and was created
a Knight Commander of the Most
Eminent Order of the Indian Empire
on Junt 22, 1897, on the auspicious
occasion of the Diamond Jubilee of
Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen
Empress. His sons are Khwaja Hafiz-
ulla Khm Bahadur and Khwaja
Salimulla Khan Bahadur. He is a
member of the Legislative Council of
Bengal, aid belongs to many other
public holies. Residence: Dacca,
Bengal.

AJAIGARH, Bundelkhand, His High-
ness Maha*aja Sawai Sir Ranjor
Singh Bahalur, K.C.I.E., Mahdrdjd
of. A ruliig chief. His Highness
was born on September 9, 1859. He is
a Bundela Pajput, descended from the
famous Mah,raja Chhatrasal of Panna
(q.v.). Ajaifarh has an area of 802
square mile, and a population of
81,454, chiefh Hindus. His Highness,
who was crested a Knight Commander
of the Most Eminent Order of the
Indian Empie on January 1, 1897, is
entitled to a salute of 11 guns, and
maintains a mlitary force of 97 cavalry,
544 infantry, aid 13 guns. The family
motto is Radhir Ajai Wir (The
Steadfast in Var is an Unconquered
Hero). His Eghness has two sons —
Raja Bahadur Bhopal Singh, aged 30
years ; Diwan Senapati Jaipal Singh,
aged 23 years Residence : Ajaigarh,
Central India.

A JIT SINGH (o Saliya), Rdjd. Suc-
ceeded the late Raja Mahip Singh of
Saliya in 1891. The title is hereditary,
having been oiginally conferred by
the Gond Rajalindi Shah of Garha-
Mandla. Residace : Jabalpur, Central
Provinces.

AJRAUDA (Wesfern Malwa), Danlat
Singh, Thdkur >/. A ruling chief.
Thakur Daulat Sngh was born about
the year 1835, nd succeeded to the
title in 1859. le is a Rajput Chief



(Hindu). Residence: Ajrauda, Central
India.

AJUDHYA, The Mahdrdjd of. See
Partab.

AKALGARH, Diiodn of. See Ram Chand.

AKALKOT, SHAHAJI MALOJI, alias
BABA SAHEB RAJE BHONSLE, Rdjd
of. A ruling chief . Rao Saheb Mehrban
Shahaji Maloji Raje Bhonsle, alias
Baba Saheb, is the son of Maloji Raje;
b. 1867. Is a descendant of the Bhonsle
family . Educated at Rajaram College,
Kolhapur. Married, 1881, Laxumibai
Saheb, daughter of Dhaibar Killedar of
Baroda, and grand-daughter of His
Highness the late Maharaja Khanderao
Bahadur Gaekwar of Baroda. Has
two daughters, Guzra Raje and Pu-
tala Raje, aged twelve and nine re-
spectively. His accession took place
in 1870 ; but being a minor the
management of the State was in the
hands of the British Government
till 1891, when the administration
of the State was made over to him.
His step-grandmother is the Lady
Kamaljabai Saheb, widow of Shahaji
Raje II., alias Appa Saheb. The area
of the State is about 498 square miles,
and its population is about 58,040,
chiefly Hindus, though there are nearly
8000 Muhammadans. The chief main-
tains a military force of 46 men and 7
guns. Residence: Akalkot, Bombay.

AKBAR All, Khan Saheb. The title is
personal, and was conferred on March
15, 1887. Residence: Satara, Bombay.

AKBAR All, Mir, C.S.I. ,Khdn Bahadur.
The title is personal, and was originally
conferred by His Highness the Nizam
of the Deccan. The Khan Bahadur
was created a Companion of the Most
Exalted Order of the Star of India,
January 4, 1869. Residence : Hydera-
bad, Deccan.

AKBAR All, Shaikh, Khdn Bahadur.
The title is personal, and was conferred
on January 2, 1899. Residence : Ben-
gal.

AKBAR HUSAIN, Sayyid, Khdn Baha-
dur. Received the title on May 21,
1898. Is judge of S.C.C., Allahabad.
Residence: Allahabad, North-Western
Provinces.



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