LANDHAURA (Jagir)

LOCATION: Uttar Pradesh (Saharanpur Dist.) AREA: xx km˛ VILLAGES: 12 POPULATION: xx RELIGION: Hindu
REVENUE: Rs DYNASTY/LINEAGE: Bargujar SEAT: xx ACCESSION: xx

PRESENT HEAD OF HOUSE:

PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: Estate holders were.....
OTHER MEMBERS:

PARICHHATGARH (Zamindari)


LOCATION: xx AREA: xx km˛ VILLAGES: 35 RELIGION: Hindu
REVENUE: Rs DYNASTY/LINEAGE: Bargujar ACCESSION: 1850

PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: Sometime in the past there was this bandit, who robbed everyone, nothing was done about it until he robbed the daughter of the Mughal Emperor of Delhi. An Imperial force was sent, but it was defeated by the bandit, so another larger force was sent, it was also defeated. So the Emperor gave this bandit some land (which became the Parichhatgarh Zamindari Estate, also known as Parikishatgarh) and asked the bandit to only commit robbery within his lands, and not outside them - this was agreed. The bandit was Rao Jit Singh, his son and heir became the 1st Zamindar. Formerly had 300 villages in Jagir, 183 villages "in Zamindari right" 1833 Allowed to only keep 35 and a half villages by the British. Estate holders were.....
1. Chaudhri Risal Singh (agnatic relative of late Raja) vs Balwant Singh on 3/6/1918 - Mumbai High Court
2. Allahabad High Court, Dharam Kunwar vs Balwant Singh on 23 April, 1912; (1912) ILR 34 All 398