PIPLODA (Princely State)

LOCATION: Madhya Pradesh AREA: 189.07 kmēVILLAGES: 40 POPULATION: 9,627 (1931) RELIGION: Hindu
REVENUE: Rs 1,37,000 (1931) DYNASTY/LINEAGE: Dodiya Rajput SEAT: Manoramganj, Indore ACCESSION: 15th June 1948
AGENCY: Malwa Agency PRIVY PURSE: Rs 30,000
PRESENT RULER: Raja RAGHURAJ SINGH, Rawat Saheb of Piploda since 20th July 1936 ("Piploda House" Manoramaganj, Indore 452001, Madhya Pradesh, India)
born posthumously on 17th January 1936

PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: Founded in 1547 by Rawat Sawalsinghji, a younger son of the Rawat of Mandawal. When the Jaora State was created by the Treaty of Mandsor in 1818, it was guaranteed tribute and a share in sayer collections from Piploda. In 1923, the Government of India re-affirmed the status of Piploda as a mediatized state independent of Jaora, and recognized the title of Rawat as the territorial tilte of the ruler. The Rawat abolished all sayer taxes in his state with effect from 1st May 1933. Rulers were.... OTHER MEMBERS:
1. "The Golden Book of India"; by Sir Roper Lethbridge; MacMillan & Co., 1893 p. 419
2. "Indian Annual Register" , by N. N. Nitra, Calcutta 1945