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worn by the Maharaja ; in base, a
tiger rampant; supporters, tigers. The
motto is in Sanskrit, meaning "Fear to
oppose the tiger." The area of the
State is about 13,000 square miles
(nearly equal to the combined area of
Saxony and Wiirtemberg); its popu-
lation 1,305,124, chiefly Hindus, but in-
cluding 31,107 Muhammadans, 139,626
Gonds (aboriginal tribe), and 162,481
Kols (aboriginal tribe). The Maha-
raja maintains a military force of 691
cavalry, 3135 infantry, and 55 guns,
and is entitled to a salute of 17 guns.
Residence : Rewa, Baghelkhand,
Central India.

REZA All KHAN, Sarddr. See Muham-
mad Reza Ah Khan.

RICHHPAL SINGH (of Malkhorda),

Thdkur; b. 1859. The title is here-
ditary. The Thdkur belongs to a
Gond (aboriginal) family, descended
from the Thdkur Balram Singh, who
received a confirmation of his title,
and the jagir of Malkhorda, from the
British Government in 1844. The
family has the curious cognizance or
device of a dagger for the Thakur's
seal and signature. Residence : Malk-
horda, Sambalpur, Central Provinces.

RICHHPAL SINGH, Sindhu (of Siran-
wali), Sarddr. The title is here-
ditary. The Sarddr belongs to a
Sindhu Jat family of eminence, de-
scended from the Sardar Durga Singh.
His son, Sarddr Lai Singh, married
a daughter, the Rani Isar Kaur, to
the Maharaja Kharak Singh of La-
hore. Lai Singh's son, the Sarddr
Mangal Singh, was the father of the
present Sarddr Richhpal Singh. Re-
sidence : Siranwali, Sidlkot, Punjab.

RIJHUMAL MTJLRAM, Rao Bahadur.
Received the title on January 2, 1899.
Is a Mukhtyarkar in Sind. Residence :
Sind.

RISHIYTJR VENKATA SRINIVASA
AIYAR, Diwdn Bahadur. The title
of Rao Bahddur was conferred, as a
personal distinction, on January 1,
1894; and that of Diwdn Bahddur
on June 3, 1899. Residence: Myla-
pur, Madras.



R0MESH CHANDRA DATTA, CLE.
Mr. Datta was a member of the
Bengal Civil Service (Covenanted).
He obtained his place by competitive
examination in London, in which he
greatly distinguished himself. He has
been a Commissioner in Bengal, and
was created a CLE. on May 25, 1892.
Residence: Bengal.

R0SHAN ALI ASAD ALI, Mir, Khan
Saheb. See Raushan.

RUDR PARSAD, Chaudhri, Rai Ba-
hadur. The title was conferred, as a
personal distinction, on January 1,
1877, on the occasion of the Pro-
clamation of Her Most Gracious
Majesty as Empress of India. Re-
sidence: Sitamarhi, Bengal.

RUDR PARSHAD SINGH (of Singrauli),
Raja; b. 1869. The title is here-
ditary. The Rdjd belongs to an
illustrious family of Rdjput origin.
They are descended from a Kharwdr
Chief who came from Rewa into
Singrauli, and married the daugh-
ter of the Chief of Raipur in that
Pargand. He and his son and grand-
son gradually got possession of the
whole Pargand, but the last named
was driven out by the allied forces of
the Rdjds of Agori Barhar and Bardi
about 350 years ago. For nine genera-
tions the family were in exile; then
two brothers, Daryao Singh and Dalel
Singh, twelfth in descent from the
founder of the family, reconquered
some of the Singrauli territory.
Daryao Singh's son was Fakir Sdh,
who assumed the title of Rdjd about
180 years ago. He was succeeded by
his son, the Rdjd Rudra Sah, who was
in possession at the time when the
Benares Province passed under British
rule, and he was recognized in 1792.
Residence: Geharwdrgaon, Singrauli,
Mirzapur, North- Western Provinces.

RUDR PARTAB SAH (of Dera), Rdjd;
b. August 18, 1860. The title is
hereditary. Belongs to the great
Bachgoti clan of Rdjputs (see Mddho
Prasdd Singh, Rai of Adharganj),
which sprang from the Chauhdn
Rajputs of Mainpuri (see Rdmpartdb
Singh, Rdjd of Mainpuri). This
branch of the clan bears the name of
" Rdjkumdr," which is frequently the
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families. The family history down to
the time of Baridr Singh is given
under Madho Prasad Singh, Rai of
Adharganj. The Raja of Dera is the
most important of all the Chiefs de-
scended from Bariar Singh. The
grandson of the latter, named Asre
Singh, settled at Bhadaiyan, and built
a fort there. Bijai Chand, sixth in
descent from Asre Singh, had four
sons, one of whom led a colony across
the Gumti river, and settled at Dera,
where his descendants have remained
ever since. The late Raja Madho
Singh, who was in possession at the
end of the last century, fought a great
battle at Masora with the Bachgotis
of Meopur, and defeated them in
1798 a.d. He died childless in 1823,
and was succeeded by his widow, the
Thakurain Dariao Kunwar, a most
remarkable and able woman, who for
twenty-five years held her own among
most turbulent neighbours, and even
added to the estate. In 1838 she
annexed the valuable taluk of Bar-
singhpur, and killed the Gargbansi
Thakur to whom it had belonged.
She was on bad terms with the next
male heir, Rustam Sah, and wished to
set him aside in favour of the niece
of her late husband, a lady named
Dihaj Kunwar. Rustam Sah in 1846
tried to take Dera by storm, but
failed in the attempt, and his father,
Chhatarsal, was slain in the assault.
Subsequently the Nazim, Raja Man
Singh, favoured the pretensions of
Rustam Sah, and at last the latter
seized the opportunity when the
Thakurain had gone unattended to
Ajudhya to bathe, to take her prisoner.
He carried her off across the Gogra
river, and forced her to sign a deed
of transfer of the Dera estate in his
favour; so great, however, was the
shock that her proud spirit had sus-
tained, that she died of grief soon
after. The Nazim then wished to treat
the estate as an escheat, but ultim-
ately Rustam Sah obtained possession.
He rendered distinguished service
during the Mutiny of 1857. When the
regiments in the neighbouring canton-
ments of Sultanpur mutinied, five
officers escaped to his fort at Dera;
he sheltered the party for a fortnight,
and then sent them to Benares under
the escort of his brother, Bariar Singh.
Whilst they were in the fort a sawdr



(trooper) arrived with an order from
the Maulavi of Faizabad to deliver
up the fugitives; Rustam Sah tore
up the letter in Captain Bunbury's
presence, and bid the messenger return
to his master with the fragments as
the Rajput's reply. He actively en-
gaged in aiding the Jaunpur authori-
ties, garrisoning their posts, collecting
supplies, and assisting the Gurkhas
and other British forces. Both the
Raja Rustam Sah and his brother
Bariar Singh received substantial
rewards for their services on the
restoration of order. In 1860 the
Raja was invested with the powers
of an Assistant Magistrate and Col-
lector. He died in 1877, and was
succeeded by his nephew, the present
Raja, who is also a Magistrate. Re-
sidence : Dera, Sultanpur, Oudh.

RUDE PARTAB SINGH (of Uriadih),
Diwdn; b, August 2, 1849. The title
is hereditary. The Diwdn belongs to
the great Bachgoti clan of Rajputs
{see Madho Prasad Singh, Rai of
Adharganj), which sprang from the
Chauhan Rajputs of Mainpuri {see
Rampartab Singh, Raja of Mainpuri).
The descent of this family down to
the Diwdn Bhir Singh is given in the
account of the Diwan of Patti Saifa-
bad {see Ran Bijai Bahadur Singh,
Diwan of Patti Saifabad). On the
division of the paternal estates between
Bhir Singh and his elder brother, Dhir
Singh, the latter retained Patti Saifa-
bad, the former obtained Uriadih,
which has ever since remained in the
possession of his descendants, and has
been considerably increased by them.
One of the latter, the Diwan Pirthipal
Singh, is famous for his fight at Lohar
Tara with his kinsman, Rai Bindesri
Bakhsh of Adharganj (Dalippur), in
which the latter was killed. His son,
the Diwdn Sarabjit Singh, consolidated
this estate, and on his death in 1879
was succeeded by his son, the present
Diwan. The latter has a son and heir.
Residence : Uraidih, Partdbgarh, Oudh.

RUHULLAH KHAN, Haji Hafiz Mu-
hammad, Khan Bahadur. The title
was conferred on January 1, 1898.
Residence : Etdwah, North- Western
Provinces.

RUKN-UD-DIN SAYYID SAHEB KA-
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b. 1852. The title was conferred, as
a personal distinction, 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: Vellore, Madras.

EUP NABAYAN SINGH, Kumar. The
title was conferred, as a personal dis-
tinction, on July 18, 1861, in recog-
nition of his position as son of the
late Maharaja Bhup Singh Bahadur,
and brother of the late Maharaja
Mahipat Singh Bahadur, who died in
1879. Is a descendant of the Maharaja
Shitab Rai Bahadur, who was ap-
pointed Diwan of Subah Behar by the
Emperor Alamgir II. of Delhi in 1754
A.D., and who subsequently rendered
good services to the British Govern-
ment. He was succeeded by his eldest
son, the Maharaja Kalyan Singh Ba-
hadur, and the great-grandson of the
latter was the late Maharaja Bhup
Singh Bahadur. Residence : Patna,
Bengal.

RTJP SAH (of Jagamanpur), Rdjd; b.
March 10, 1854. The title is here-
ditary. Is the Chief of the Sengar
clan of Rajputs in the Jalaun district,
and is descended from the Raja Ba-
puki, who in early times received his
title and the taluk of Jagamanpur
from the Raja Tej Chandra of Kanauj.
His descendant, the Raja Ratan Sah,
received a confirmation of this grant
in 1717 a.d. from the Peshwa, Rag-
hunath Rao Baloji. Ratan Sah's
grandson was the late Raja Mahbat
Sah. The present Raja was educated
at the Wards' Institution at Benares,
and is an Honorary Magistrate. He
has a son and heir, the Kunwar Jan-
mejai Singh, aged about seventeen.
Residence : Jagamanpur, Jalaun, North-
Western Provinces.

EUP SINGH, Sardar, Rai Bahadur.
The Sardar received the title of Rai
Bahadur, as a personal distinction, on
January 1, 1892. Residence: Kashmir.

EUP SINHA (of Bhareh), Rdjd; b.
October 1827. The title is hereditary.
Is the Chief of the Sengar clan of
Rajputs in the district of Btawah,
where the clan settled in the 12th
century. The late Raja Mukat Singh,



on his death, left two sons, Partab
Singh and Rup Singh. The former
succeeded to the Raj, and was suc-
ceeded by his son, Raja Mahendra
Singh, who died in 1871 without issue.
After subsequent litigation the present
Raja Rup Singh (second son of Raja
Mukat Singh) succeeded in 1884. Re-
sidence: Bhareh, Etawah, North-
western Provinces.

RUPAL, Thaknr Hamirsinghji Man-
singhji, Thdkur of. A ruling chief;
b. June 6, 1878. Succeeded to the
gadi on the death of the late Thakur
Mansinghji on June 6, 1896. Belongs
to a Rehwar Rajput family, claiming
descent from the Pramara Raos of
Chandravati, near Mount Abu, and
consequently a branch of the Pramara
clan of Rajputs. The State, which is
tributary to Baroda and Idar, has an
area of 90 square miles ; and a popula-
tion of 3497, chiefly Hindus. Resi-
dence : Rupal, Mahi Kantha, Bombay.

RUPJI, Subahdar-Major, Sardar Baha-
dur; b. 1844. Is a Subahdar-Major in
the Mewar Bhil Corps. Residence:
Barla Jawas, Mewar, Rajputana.

RURU, Rdjd of. See Raghbir Singh.

RUSTAM KHAN walad IMAM BAKHSH
KHAN (of Juneji), Mir. The title is
hereditary, the Mir being the repre-
sentative of one of the Mirs or Chiefs
of Sind at the time of the annexation
(see Khairpur). Residence: Shikarpur,
Sind.

ETJSTAM SINGH (Cumbum or Kambam),
Rao Bahadur. The title was conferred
on June 3, 1893. Residence: Karnul,
Madras.

EUSTAMJI ARDASHIR WADIA, Khdn
Bahadur. The title was conferred, as
a personal distinction, on February 21,
1884. Residence: Bombay.

EUSTAMJI DHANJIBHAI MEHTA,
CLE. Created a CLE. on June 22,
1897, as ex-Sheriff of Calcutta Resi-
dence: Calcutta.

EUSTAMJI HOEMASJI KOT WAL, Khan
Bahadur. The title was conferred on
June 22, 1897. Residence: Belgaum,
Bombay.

EUSTAMJI JAMASPJI ASHBUENEE,

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ferred, as a personal distinction, on
May 29, 1886. Residence : Bombay.

RUSTAMJI MANEKJI, Khan Saheb.
The title was conferred, as a personal
distinction, on May 29, 1886. Residence :
Bombay.

RUTLAM. See Ratlam.

SA, Maung, Ahmudan gaung Tazeih ya
Min. This title was conferred, as a
personal distinction, on January 1, 1889.
It is indicated by the letters A.T.M.
after the name, and means " Recipient
of the Medal for Good Service." Resi-
dence : Uyu, Burma.

SAADAT AHMAD, Hakim (of Rampur,
N.W.P.), Khan Bahadur. The title
is personal, and was conferred on May
30, 1891. Residence: Jhalawar, Raj-
putana.

SAADAT HUSAIN KHAN, Nawdb Bahd-
dur. The title was conferred, as a
personal distinction, in recognition of
his position as son of the Nawab Amir
Husain Khan, grandson of the late
Saadat Ali Khan, King of Oudh.
Residence : Lucknow, Oudh.

SAADAT HUSAIN, Maulavi, Khan
Saheb. Received the title on May 21,
1898. Residence : The Madrasah, Cal-
cutta.

SAADAT MIR KHAN (of Farrukhabad),
Khan Bahadur. The title is personal,
and was conferred on May 26, 1894.
Residence : Basim, Berar.

SABBAPATHI MUDALIYAR, A., Rao

Bahadur; b. 1838. The title was con-
ferred, as a personal distinction, on
June 1, 1888. The Rao Bahadur dis-
tinguished himself by his public
services during the famine of 1877-78,
and has successfully devoted himself
to municipal work in the district of
Bellary. He was elected a Member of
the Bellary Municipal Council in 1880 ;
and became its Chairman in 1886.
Residence: Bellary, Madras.

SABBAPATHI MUDALIYAR, A. A.,

Rai Rahddur ; b. 1811. The title was
conferred, as a personal distinction, on
March 15, 1881. Residence: Bangalore,
Mysore.

SABIT All, Mir, Sarddr Bahadur; b.
1836. Received the title on February
3, 1888. Is a Risaldar-Major in Her
Majesty's Army. Residence: Allaha-
bad, North- Western Provinces.



SACHIN, Nawab Sidi Najaf Ali Khan,
Nawab of. A ruling chief; b. 1886.
Succeeded to the gadi as an infant in
February 1887. Belongs to an Abys-
sinian (Sunni Muhammadan) family,
long known as the Habshi Sidis of
Danda-Rajapur and Janjira. They
were originally (see Janjira, Nawab of)
Admirals of the fleets of the Kings of
Ahmadnagar and Bijapur; and were
subsequently appointed to the same
office under the Mughal Empire by
Aurangzeb, about the year 1660.
During the decline of the Mughal
Power the Sidis of Janjira became
notorious for their piracies. About
the year 1784 Balu Mia Sidi, the heir
to the Janjira gadi, was expelled by a
junior branch of the same family, who
still retain Janjira. He was given
Sachin by the Peshwa in exchange for
his rights over Janjira ; but the Pesh-
was never succeeded in enforcing those
rights, though Sachin has remained in
the hands of Balu Mia Sidi and his
descendants to the present day. The
late Nawab, Sidi Abdul Kadar Mu-
hammad Yakut Khan, died in 1887,
and was succeeded by the present
Nawab. The State is composed of
many small detached portions, chiefly
in the British district of Surat, and
partly in Baroda territory. Its area
is 42 square miles ; its population
19,150, chiefly Hindus. The Nawab
maintains a military force of 5 cavalry,
52 infantry, and 4 guns ; and is entitled
to a salute of 9 guns. Residence:
Sachin, Surat, Bombay.

SACHIT PRASAD SINGH, Rdjd; b.
1855. Succeeded his father, the late
Raja Shiva Prasad, C.S.I., on May 23,
1895. The title is hereditary. The
Raja belongs to an Oswal Kshatriya
family descended from the Raja Dal-
chand. Residence: Benares.

SADA KHERI, Thakur Bahadur Singh,
Thdkur of. A ruling chief; b. 1859.
Succeeded to the gadi in 1882. The
State has a population of about 3000,
chiefly Hindus. Residence: Western
Malwa, Central India.

SADASHIV RAO, alias G0BIND0 RAO,

Rao, Kotwdl; b. May 8, 1846. The
title of Rao is hereditary. Belongs to
a Mahratta family, whose head, the
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Mahratta Government to the post of
Kotwdl of the city of Sdgar, and became
the farmer of the Customs, and also
Mdmlatddr of Hatta and Pithauriya.
Residence : Sagar, Central Provinces.

SADESHWARI PERSHAD NARAIN
SINGH, Rai Bahadur. Received the
title on January 1, 1898. Residence :
Salemgarh, Gordkhpur, North-Western
Provinces.

SADHU SINGH, Bahadur. The title
was conferred, as a personal distinction,
on April 24, 1867, in recognition of his
eminent military services. This dis-
tinguished officer holds the rank of
Risaldar-Major in Her Majesty's Indian
Army. Residence : Hingoli, Deccan.

SADIK All FARIDTJN BEG, Mirza.
The title is hereditary. Residence:
Karachi, Sind.

SADIK ALI KHAN, Muhammad, Nawdb
Bahadur. See Muhammad.

SADRUDDIN KHAN AJMUDDIN
KHAN, Bakshi Mir, Khdn Saheb.
Received the title on January 2, 1899.
Residence : Surat, Bombay.

SAFDAR ALI BEG, Mirza, Khdn Bahd-
dur. Received the title on June 3,
1899. Residence: Berar.

SAFDAR JANG, Shdhzdda; b. 1829.
The title was conferred, as a personal
distinction, in recognition of his position
as third son of his late Majesty the
Shah Shu ja-ul-Mulk, ex-King of Kabul.
Belongs to the Saddozai Pathan ex-
Royal family of Afghanistan. The
Shahzada has four sons — (1) Haidar
Jang (Extra Assistant Commissioner
of the Punjab) ; (2) Bahadur Jang
(Naib Tahsildar); (3) Babar Jang;
and (4) Muhammad Rafi. Residence:
Ludhiana, Punjab.

SAGA, Saw Sein Bu, Myoza of. A ruling
chief. The Myoza is the Chief of one
of the Shan States in Burma, and rules
over a territory of about 300 square
miles in area. The population is chiefly
Shan. Residence : Saga, Shan States,
Burma.

SAGAR CHAND, Lala, Rai Bahadur.
The title is personal, and was conferred
on January 1, 1896. Residence : Rawal
Pindi, Punjab.

SAGWE, Kun Tun, Myoza of. A ruling
chief. The Myoza is the Chief of one
of the Shan States in Burma. The



area of the State is about 50 square
miles ; its population is chiefly Shan.
Residence : Sagwe, Burma.

SAH.— A prefix.

SAHANPDR, Rai of See Partab Singh.

SAHEB LAL (of Madanpur), Thdkur.
The title is hereditary. The Thakur
belongs to a Rajput (Hindu) family,
descended from Anuji Singh. The late
Raja Gajraj Singh of Madanpur was
fifth in succession from him. Resi-
dence: Madanpur, Bilaspur, Central
Provinces.

SAHEB MIRZA, Bahddur. The title
was conferred, as a personal distinction,
in recognition of his position as son of
Mirza Humayun Bakht, and grandson
of Muhammad Ali Shah, third King of
Oudh. Residence: Oudh.

SAHEB SINGH (of Dayalgarh), Sarddr;
b. 1812. The title is hereditary. The
Sarddr is a grandson of Sarddr Charat
Singh, who was the only son of Sardar
Jai Singh. Sarddr Jai Singh joined
the misl or confederation that opposed
Zain Khdn, the Mughal Governor of
Sirhind, who was slain in battle. The
family rendered good service during
the Mutiny of 1857, and was rewarded
at its close. Sarddr Charat Singh
married thre^wives, by all of whom
he had children, who succeeded to the
estate in accordance with the rule of
Chanda Vand, which obtains in this
family. The Sarddr is the first cousin
of Sardar Albel Singh of Lidhran (q.v.),
and other Sikh Sarddrs. He has three
sons — Sarddrs Shamsher Singh, Sher
Singh (q.v.), and Kehr Singh. Resi-
dence : Daydlgarh, Ambdla, Punjab.

SAHEB SINGH, Rai Bahddur. The title
was conferred, as a personal distinction,
on January 1, 1877, on the occasion of
the Proclamation of Her Most Gracious
Majesty as Empress of India. Belongs
to a Khanna Kshatriya family; and
rendered good service during the
Mutiny of 1857 in Rohilkhand, both
by supplying information to the author-
ities there and in other ways. Is a
Banker, an Honorary Magistrate, and
a Member of the Municipal Commis-
sion of Delhi. He has a son and heir,
named Indar Mai. Residence: Delhi,
Punjab.

SAHESPUR, Rdjd of. See Kishan Kumdr,
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SAHIB DITTA, Dhingra, Lala, Rat

Saheb. Received the title on January
1, 1898. Residence: Punjab.

SAHU JAGANNATH, Rai Bahadur. See
Jagannath.

SAIF ALI KHAN, Khakhar (of Pind
Dadan Khan), Rdjd; b. 1843. The
title is hereditary. The Raja is the
head of a family of high Rajput origin,
who settled near the Salt Range about
the year 1623 a.d. ; when Dadan Khan,
a Khakhar Rajput in the service of the
Emperor Jahangir, built a town at the
foot of the Salt Range, which he called
after his own name. Pind Dadan
Khan soon became a nourishing town,
and the centre of the salt trade.
Dadan Khan left three sons — Shan
Khan (from whom descend the Rajas
of Ahmadabad), Fateh Muhammad
Khan (the ancestor of the Rajas of
Pind Dadan Khan), and Firoz Khan.
Sardar Charat Singh, the grandfather
of the Maharaja Ranjit Singh, con-
quered the Khakhar country, but
allowed the Raja of Ahmadabad to
hold his Ohiefship. The Raja of Pind
Dadan Khan was treated with equal
leniency; but having revolted early
in the reign of Ranjit Singh, he was
utterly defeated, and Pind Dadan
Khan was taken from him, though he
was allowed to retain a smaller jdgir.
In 1848-49 the Khakhar Chiefs joined
the rebels, and all their estates were
confiscated; but subsequently certain
pensions were restored in favour of
the Raja Shamsher Ali Khan, father
of the present Raja Saif Ah Khan (as
also of his kinsman. Sultan Ahmad
Khan of the Ahmadabad family). The
Raja Saif Ali Khan succeeded his
father, Raja Shamsher Ali Khan.
Residenee : Pind Dadan Khan, Jhelum,
Punjab.

SAIF-ULLA KHAN, Khdn Bahadur.
The title was conferred on January 1,
1894. Residence: Muzaffargarh, Pun-
jab.

SAILANA, His Highness Raja Duleh
Singh, Rdjd of. A ruling chief; b.
1841. Succeeded to the gadi as a
minor in 1850. Is descended, through
Jai Singh, a younger brother of the
Raja Man Singh of Ratlam, from the
family of the Chiefs of the illustrious
Rahtor clan of Rajputs. In 1631 Raja
Ratan Singh, a scion of the Jodhpur



House, obtained from the Emperor
Shah Jahan of Delhi the title of Raja
and the State of Ratlam, which at
that time included Sailana and Sita-
mau. On the death of the Raja
Kesari Singh of Ratlam in 1709, his
eldest son, Man Singh, became Raja
of Ratlam, and the younger, Jai Singh,
became Raja of Sailana. Jai Singh's
descendants became tributary to Sind-
hia, and subsequently passed under
the control of the British Power. The
State has an area of 113 square miles ;
and a population of 29,723, chiefly
Hindus, but including about 7000
belonging to aboriginal tribes. The
Raja maintains a military force of 21
cavalry, 152 infantry, and 3 guns, and
is entitled to a salute of 11 guns.
Residence: Sailana, Western Malwa,
Central India.

SAISHIA RAMASWAMI NAYUDU, Rao

Saheb. See Seshayya.

SAIYID. See Sayyid.

SAJAN LAL, Haji, Khan Bahadur. The
title was conferred on June 22, 1897.
Residence : Secunderabad, Deccan.

SAKHARAM AMRIT PALSIKAR, Rao
Saheb. Received the title on May 21,
1898. Is Acting Mamlatdar. Resi-
dence : Ahmadnagar, Bombay.

SAKHARAM BAJI BANDEKAR, Rao

Bahadur. The title was conferred,
as a personal distinction, on January
1, 1890. Residence: Sawantwari,
Bombay.

SAKHARAMA HARI RAO, Rao Baha-
dur. See Hari.

SAKHAWAT HUSAIN, Muhammad,
Khdn Bahadur. The title was con-
ferred on January 1, 1897. Residence :
Shahjahanpur, North-Western Pro-
vinces.

SAKTI, Raja Ranjit Singh, Rdjd of.
A ruling chief; b. October 20, 1836.
Succeeded to the gadi June 19, 1850.
Belongs to a Raj Gond (aboriginal)
family; descended from Hari Singh,
from whom the Raja Ranjit Singh is
fifteenth in lineal descent. The title
was originally derived from the Raja
of Sambalpur, and was confirmed by
Government in 1836. The Raja has
two sons, Rup Narayan Singh (bearing
the courtesy title of " Burha Raja "),
and Chhatarbhan Singh (bearing the
courtesy title of "Nanki Tal"). The



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area of the State is 115 square miles ;
its population is 22,819, chiefly Hindus.
Residence : Sakti, Sambalpur, Central
Provinces.

SALALAH, Sarddr of. See Ram Singh.

SALAMAT KHAN, Muhammad, Edjd.
See Muhammad.

SALAM-ULLA KHAN, Muhammad,
JVawdb. See Muhammad.

SALEH JAFAR, Muhammad, Khdn
Bahadur. See Muhammad.

SALEH MUHAMMAD IBRAHIM, Khdn
Saheb. Received the title on January
2, 1899. Residence: Bombay.

SALIG RAM, Lala, Rai Bahadur; b.
1829. The title was conferred, as a
personal distinction, on August 31,
1871, in recognition of long and meri-
torious service in the Postal Depart-
ment. The Rai Bahadur belongs to a
well-known Kayastha Mathur family
of the Agra district. Residence : Agra,
North-Western Provinces.

SALIG RAM, Lala, Rai Saheb. The



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