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NARSINGHGARH (Princely State)(11 gun salute)

Narsingarh Monogram
LOCATION: Madhya Pradesh AREA: 1,920.0 km˛ VILLAGES: 461 + 1 town POPULATION: 140,000 (1948) RELIGION: Hindu
REVENUE: Rs 1,200,000 (1948) DYNASTY/LINEAGE: Parmar - Umat clan - Dudawat subclanSEAT: xx ACCESSION: 15th June 1948
AGENCY: Bhopal Agency 1818 - 1948 PRIVY PURSE: Rs 115,000
STATE MOTTO: Mā kshobhaya nrasinhhoyam ("Do not disturb me, I am a lion amongst men")

                Sahib BahadurPRESENT RULER: HH Shri Huzur Maharaja BHANUPRAKASH SINGHJI Sahib Bahadur, present Maharaja of Narsinghgarh since 17th July 1957.
born June 1929, son of Maharaj Prabhunath Singhji of Dhuwankheri, uncle of HH Shri Huzur Maharaja Sir Vikram Singhji, who adopted him in the 1942, he succeeded to the gadi on 17th July 1957; educated at Mayo College Ajmer, Daly College, Indore and St. John’s College, Agra; entered politics in 1962 and fought the general election as an Independent candidate and won both the Assembly seat from Narsinghgarh and the Rajgarh Lok Sabha seat from Madhya Pradesh, Convener of the Madhya Pradesh Youth Congress to 1966, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Communications in 1966, he donated the Arjun Niwas Palace, to be used as a college for post-graduate classes in Arts, Science and Commerce, appointed as Secretary to the Central Citizens Council in 1966, elected to the 4th Lok Sabha in 1967 and was appointed a deputy Minister in the Ministry of Industrial Development, Internal Trade and Company Affairs, appointed to the Ministry of Petroleum and Chemicals and Mines and Metals in 1970, delegate from India to the World Conference of the Working People’s Socialist Union in Belgrade in 1966, Leader of the Indian Delegation to the Second Session of the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) held at Vienna in April 1968, led the official Indian Delegation for Small Scale Industries to Japan in 1969, Convener of the Madhya Pradesh Rashtra Bhasha Prachar Samiti and President of the All India Rajput Parishad, President of the Board of Governors of the Daly College Indore 1971/1980, appointed as the Governor of Goa and Administrator of Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli from 18th March 1991 to 4th April 1994, the Maharaja Sahib is widely travelled and is interested in sports, particularly hockey and cricket, a lover of wild life, he was a keen Shikari in his earlier days; he married Rajkumari Lakshmi Kumari [HH Maharani Lakshmi Kumari of Narsinghgarh], daughter of Maharajkumar Shri Bijai Singhji of Bikaner, and has issue, five sons and an adopted daughter.
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: The State of Narsinghgarh was carved out of the state of Rajgarh by Paras Ramji, the younger brother of the then Ruler of Rajgarh, Rawat Mohan Singhji in 1681. Rulers were...

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1. "The Golden Book of India"; by Roper Lethbridge, MacMillan & Co., 1893 p. 381
2. The gadi at Padav is in the tradition of the famous Aghoracharya Baba Kina Ramji who lived in the 17th and 18th Century AD.
3. "Who Was Who 1916–1928"; Volume II, London 1930 ; Adam and Charles Black ; p.769
4. "Indian Annual Register", by N. N. Nitra, Calcutta 1945