ALWAR (Princely State)(17 gun salute)

LOCATION: Rajasthan AREA: 8,332.03 kmē PRIVY PURSE: Rs 5,20,000 POPULATION: 823,055 (1941) RELIGION: Hindu
REVENUE: ~ Rs 40 lakhs (1941) DYNASTY/LINEAGE: Kachhawa - Naruka clan - Lalawat subclan SEAT: Phool Bagh Kothi ACCESSION: 7th April 1949


PRESENT RULER: HH Raj Rishi Shri Sawai Maharaja JITENDRA SINGH Virendra Shiromani Dev Bharat Dharam Prabhakar, 9th Maharaja of Alwar since 15th February 2009 (Phool Bagh Palace, Alwar, Rajasthan, India)
B.Com., born 12th June 1971 in Delhi; secretary of All India Congress Committee (AICC); crowned on 26th February 2009 by HH Maharaja Sawai Bhawani Singh of Jaipur at the Darbar Hall in Alwar City Palace; married 14th February 1994, HH Maharani Ambika Devi, born February 1972 in New Delhi, daughter of Raja Brijendra Singh of Dada-Siba, and his wife, Rani Devika Singh, and has issue, two daughters and a son. (Moti Dungri, Phool Bagh Kothi, Alwar Distt,. Alwar, Rajasthan, India)
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY:
Founded by the Naruka Chief, Pratap Singh in 1771. The rulers were....
1. "Indian India" ; Volumes 1-2 ; 1946/1947
2. "Who Was Who 1929-1940" ; Volume III ; London 1941 ; Adam & Charles Black; p.22
4. "Memoranda on The Indian States 1939", corrected up to 2nd January 1939, Published by the Manager of Publications, Delhi. Government of India Press, New Delhi. 1939.