SAILANA (Princely State)(11 gun salute)

LOCATION: Madhya Pradesh AREA: 769.23 km² VILLAGES: 96 (1907)POPULATION: 35,223 (1931) RELIGION: Hindu
REVENUE: Rs 3,00,000 DYNASTY/LINEAGE: Rathore - Ratnawat clan SEAT: Raoti then Sailana (1730) ACCESSION: 15th June 1948
AGENCY: Malwa Agency 1937 - 1948PRIVY PURSE: Rs 70,000
STATE MOTTO: Na bhayam ishat mahādashritam ("In the protection of the great there is not the least fear")

HH Raja Vikram Singhji Bahadur of SailanaPRESENT RULER: HH Raja VIKRAM SINGHJI Bahadur, 13th and present Raja Saheb of Sailana
born 1951, educated at Daly College, Indore; married HH Rani Chandra Kumari, daughter of HH Maharajadhiraj Maharawal Raghunath Singhji Bahadur of Jaisalmer, and his wife, HH Maharani Mukut Rajya Lakshmi Devi, and has issue. PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: The state originally formed a part of Ratlam, but became an independent entity from the time of Maharaj Pratap Singh, the second son of Raja Chhattarsal, the capital being originally at Raoti. Raja Jai Singh, the son of Raja Chhattarsal, founded the town of Sailana in 1730, by which name the State has since been known.The judicial powers were made plenary in 1920. Rulers were.... OTHER MEMBERS:
1. "Who Was Who 1916–1928" ; Volume II, London 1930 ; Adam and Charles Black ; p.923
2. "Who's Who" 1962, A. & C. Black (Publishers) Limited; p.2683
3. "Rulers, Leading Families, and Officials in the States of Central India", 5th Edition. 1935, p.151
4. "Gwalior State Gazetteer Vol.I Text and Tables" Compiled by Captain C.E. Luard. 1908.