KHILCHIPUR (Princely State) (9 gun salute)

LOCATION: Madhya Pradesh AREA: 707.07 kmē VILLAGES: 283 POPULATION: 45,583 (1931) RELIGION: Hindu
REVENUE: Rs 2,92,000 (1934) DYNASTY/LINEAGE: Chauhan - Khichi clan SEAT: xx ACCESSION: 15th June 1948
AGENCY: Central India States Agency 1854/1947 PRIVY PURSE: Rs 60,000

PRESENT RULER: HH Raja Rao Bahadur PRIYAVRAT SINGH, present Raja of Khilchipur since 31st July 2006.
born 5th December 1977, M.L.A., installed on the gaddi on 14th August 2006, married 8th December 2004 in Jaipur, HH Rani Vinati Kumari, daughter of Maharaj Saheb Ambikapratap Singhji of Banswara, and his wife, Rani Saheb Shree Kumari, daughter of HH Maharaja Saheb Sumer Singhji of Kishangarh, and has issue. PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: Founded in 1544 by Dewan Ugra Sen, a Khichi Rajput, a section of the great Chauhan clan, and who was forced by family dissensions to migrate from the Khichi capital of Gagraun. A grant of land was subsequently made to him by the Mughal Emperor, which included the adjoining Zirapur and Machalpur parganas, later a part of Indore state, and Shujalpur, later in Gwalior state. They became tributary to Gwalior in 1793. The Rao Bahadur maintains a military force of 45 cavalry, 202 infantry, and 2 guns, and is entitled to a salute of 9 guns (as of 1892). There are 49 jagirdars in the state, most of whom are Khichi Chauhan, but they possess only small insignificant holdings. Rulers were... OTHER MEMBERS:
1. "The Golden Book of India"; by Sir Roper Lethbridge; MacMillan & Co., 1893 , p.250
2. "Indian Annual Register" ; N. N. Nitra, Calcutta 1945