NAGOD (Princely State) (9 gun salute)

LOCATION: Madhya Pradesh AREA: 1,297.59 km˛ VILLAGES: xx POPULATION: 74,589 (1931) RELIGION: Hindu
REVENUE: Rs 2,32,000 (1934) DYNASTY/LINEAGE: Parihar SEAT: xx ACCESSION: 1st January 1950
AGENCY: Bundelkhand Agency 1902 - 1948 PRIVY PURSE: Rs 55,400


PRESENT RULER: HH Raja Shrimant SHIVENDRA SINGH Ju Dev Bahadur, present Raja Saheb of Nagod and Head of the Parihar Rajputs since 3rd August 2005.
married HH Rani Krishna Kumari, daughter of Kunwar Bharat Singh of Gangwal, and his wife, Kunwarani Mandavi Devi, and has issue, one daughter.
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: Founded by Raja Yeoraj or Veerraj Judeo, who had his capital at Kotara, when he seized the fort of Naro from the Teli Rajas in 1344. The Rajas moved from Kotara to Unchahara in 1478, which gave its name to the state until the 18th century. When the British became paramount after the treaty of Bassein of 1820, Nagod was held to be a tributary to Panna and was included in the sanad granted to that state in 1807. In 1809, however, a separate sanad was granted to Lal Sheoraj Singh confirming him in his possessions. Rulers were... The help of Deepak Aggarwal is gratefully acknowledged, February 2009.
1. "The Golden Book of India"; by Sir Roper Lethbridge; MacMillan & Co., 1893 p.371
2. ref. IOR/F/4/1370/54505 - date: Jul 1821-Feb 1833
3. "Indian Annual Register", N. N. Nitra, Calcutta 1945, the Raja's birthdate given here is 5th February 1916.
4. FILE S I Mar 1913 28-29 Undesirability of initiating an enquiry into the circumstances of the birth of a son to the Raja of Nagod and question of his formal recognition as heir to the Chiefship. Provision to be secured, from the State revenues, to Lal Bhargvendra Singh, the adopted son of the Raja - ref. IOR/R/1/1/506 - date: 1912-1913